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Monday, May 24, 2010
Aromatherapy Awareness Week
My only reasoning for the lack of such an event in the U.S. is because both the U.K. and Australia are at similar "stages" in the progress of the recognition of aromatherapy as a valid therapy whereas the U.S. is, to some extent, still trying to "catch up".
Aromatherapy Awareness Week basically increases the awareness of aromatherapy to the public and demonstrates ways in which aromatherapy is used. Personally, if such an event existed in the U.S. I would be all for it because since moving to the U.S. from the U.K. I have found that aromatherapy means different things to different people and a lot of people are still trying to understand the true power, potential and validity of aromatherapy, particularly in health care settings.
If you practice aromatherapy in the U.S. what do you think of the idea of an Aromatherapy Awareness Week? Do you think it would benefit you - and more importantly aromatherapy - or do you think it would simply be a distraction from the practice of aromatherapy?
Let me know your thoughts by posting a comment below! :)