Aromatherapy Market By Delivery Mode (Topical, Inhalation, Diffusion), By Application (Skin and Hair Care, Relaxation, Pain Management, Scar Management, Sleep Management, Overall Health and Wellbeing), By Product ( Equipment, Consumables) - Growth, Future Prospects And Competitive Analysis, 2017 - 2025

Aromatherapy is often viewed as an important market for mid and small-sized essential oil manufacturers. A major part of the demand for aromatherapy products is catered to by the flavor and fragrance industries. However, the global aromatherapy market has a niche, particularly for small oil producers. Aromatherapy is defined as the use of fragrances and smells as therapy, and aromas are used for their healing properties. Aromatherapy is also called "essential oil therapy," which more precisely describes the actual market scenario since not all therapeutic uses of essential oils use aroma as a basis of treatment.

The purpose of this research study titled "Aromatherapy Market: Growth, Future Prospects, and Competitive Analysis, 2017–2025" is to provide investors, developers, company executives, and industry participants with in-depth analysis to allow them to take strategic initiatives and decisions related to the prospects in the global aromatherapy market. This report presents and analyses the major trends prevalent in the global aromatherapy market and provides market size and forecast.

This report categorizes the global aromatherapy market in terms of product type, delivery mode, application, and geographical distribution. Based on product type, the global aromatherapy market is categorized into equipment and consumables. The equipment segment is further categorized into nebulizing diffusers, evaporative diffusers, ultrasonic diffusers, and heat diffusers, whereas the consumables market is segmented into essential oils (floral, citrus, spicy, woody, camphoraceous, herbaceous, and others), blended oils, and carrier oils. Topical, inhalation, and diffusion are the delivery modes considered for the purpose of this study. Based on applications, the global aromatherapy market is studied for skin and hair care, relaxation, pain management, scar management, sleep management, and overall health and well-being. The market size and forecast for each mentioned segment for the period 2015–2025 are presented in the report, along with respective CAGRs for the forecast duration of 2017–2025.

Geographically, the global aromatherapy market is best understood by categorizing it into five major regions and major region-level markets, which are as follows:

North America

  • U.S.
  • Canada


  • U.K.
  • Germany
  • Rest of Europe

Asia Pacific

  • China
  • Japan
  • Rest of Asia Pacific

Latin America

  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • rest of Latin America

Middle East and Africa

  • GCC
  • Rest of the Middle East and Africa

This study presents the market size and forecast for each considered geographical market for the period 2015-2025, as well as CAGRs for the forecast period 2017-2025, and is further cross-sectional presented in terms of product, delivery mode, application, and constituent region/country level markets.

This report also includes qualitative assessment factors such as market dynamics (drivers, restraints, and opportunities) to have a good understanding of the current and anticipated trends in the global aromatherapy market. Competition assessment tools such as market attractiveness assessment and competitive landscape analysis by key players are also demonstrated in the study. Furthermore, this report concludes with a profile of key market players currently enjoying prominent positions in the aromatherapy market. The key players profiled in this report are doTERRA International, Edens Garden, Frontier Natural Products Co-op, G Baldwin & Co., Mountain Rose Herbs, Ouwave Aroma Tech (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd., Plant Therapy Inc., Ryohin Keikaku Co., Ltd. (Muji), Thann-Oryza Co., Ltd., Young Living Essential Oils, and Zija International.

The global aromatherapy market is being studied for their application in the following delivery modes for the purposes of this study:

  1. Topical
  2. Inhalation
  3. Diffusion

Due to the potency of essential oils, they are usually diluted in a carrier oil or other medium before being applied directly to the skin. The direct application currently enjoys a dominant position in the market. Massage is the most common therapeutic technique used in aromatherapy because it helps with both muscular relaxation and oil absorption. Topical administration is also done through hot and cold compresses for pain management. Additionally, inhalation is among the most basic methods of administering aromatherapy. Inhalation is often recommended when aromatherapy is used to treat respiratory or skin conditions.

  • Aromatherapy MarketHair and Skin Care
  • Relaxation
  • Pain Management
  • Scar Management
  • Sleep Management
  • Overall health and well-being

Relaxation is the most prominent application area where aromatherapy is widely used. Spas, clinics, and recreation centers are the prime zones where aromatherapy is used for relaxation treatments. Moreover, due to intensive marketing activities and growing awareness, aromatherapy for relaxation is also used in home care. Pain management also holds a significant share of the global aromatherapy market. Growing demand for natural aesthetic treatments and the increasing prevalence of acne and skin allergies prominently contribute to the large revenue base of this segment. It is also estimated that due to growing clinical reports propounding the benefits of aromatherapy in pain management, the demand for aromatherapy in this segment will create a stronghold during the forecast period.

The global aromatherapy market is studied for the following product types:


  • Nebulizing Diffusers
  • Evaporative Diffusers
  • Ultrasonic Diffusers
  • Heat Diffusers
  • Consumables

Essential Oils

  • Floral
  • Citrus
  • Spicy
  • Woody
  • Camphoraceous
  • Herbaceous


  • Blended Oils
  • Carrier Oils

At present, the consumables segment dominates the overall aromatherapy market, and it is expected that the segment will continue to take the lead throughout the forecast period. Essential oils are 100% natural, pure oils extracted through distillation or other processes from sources such as flowers, plants, peels, barks, seeds, roots, etc. Essential oils are a multi-million dollar business and find application in aromatherapy, beverages, and also as a natural remedy to relieve anxiety, induce relaxation, scent clothing, and others. Enhanced marketing initiatives and growing awareness among the millennial population are the key factors that are driving the demand for aromatherapy products. The proliferation of online retail and the growing popularity of aromatherapy for home use is also driving up demand for essential oils and aromatherapy equipment.

Geographically, the global aromatherapy market is cumulative for North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America.

North America and Europe dominate the global aromatherapy market. The residence of several large market players, as well as the wide availability of required raw materials, contribute to North America and Europe's dominance. Additionally, higher purchasing power and greater awareness also assist in driving the aromatherapy market in these regions. Moreover, it is expected that intensive marketing initiatives, the proliferation of the use of alternative medicine, increasing online sales, and rising awareness will facilitate significant growth in the emerging markets of Asia Pacific and Latin America.

The detailed regional classification of the global aromatherapy market is as follows:

  • North America (U.S. and Canada)
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, and the Rest of Europe)
  • Asia Pacific (China, Japan, and the Rest of Asia Pacific)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and the Rest of Latin America)
  • Middle East and Africa (including the Gulf Cooperation Council and the rest of the Middle East and Africa) 

Frequently Asked Question:

The market for Aromatherapy Market is expected to reach USD$ 3,226.2 Mn in 2025.

The Aromatherapy Market is expected to see significant CAGR growth over the coming years, at 9.54%.

The report is forecasted from 2017 -2025.

The base year of this report is 2016.

TEdens Garden, Frontier Natural Products Co-op, G Baldwin & Co., Mountain Rose Herbs, Ouwave Aroma Tech (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd., Plant Therapy Inc., Ryohin Keikaku Co. are some of the major players in the global market.

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Published Date:  Sep 2017
Category:  Pharmaceuticals
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