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Aromatherapy and Essential Oils in Thai Spa Business

  title={Aromatherapy and Essential Oils in Thai Spa Business},
  author={R Patin and Mayuree Kanlayavattanakul and Nattaya Lourith},
This study collected financial information and information on essential oils used in Thai spas via questionnaires mailed to 105 spa managers or owners who operate spas certified by the Ministry of Public Health of Thailand. The majority of investments were less than 50 million Thai Baht (64.76%), of which hotel and resort spas dominated (44.76%). The predominant spa services given were aromatherapy massage (87.20%), followed by facial and body treatment (80.78%) and steam/sauna (74.82%). Most… Expand
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