The global aromatherapy market size was valued at US$ 2.77 billion in 2021 and it is expected to surpass around US$ 5.62 billion by 2030 with a registered CAGR of 11.2% during the forecast period 2022 to 2030.
The global aromatherapy market is expected to grow significantly owing to the rising awareness regarding the therapeutic benefits of essential oils such as lavender oil, cedarwood oil, Roman chamomile oil, rose oil, and hyssop oil. These essential oil are extensively used in aromatherapy and the rising demand among the consumers regarding the health benefits of essential oil in the aromatherapy is significantly driving the growth of the global aromatherapy market. Apart from the health benefits of essential oils, the consumers are shifting their preferences towards natural products which is further stimulating the demand for the aromatherapy across the globe. Aromatherapy is known to be a substitute therapy for treating various disorders such as cardiovascular diseases, pain, cough & cold, respiratory disorders, wounds, anxiety, insomnia, digestion issues, immune system dysfunction, and skin problems. The rising demand for aromatherapy among women population owing to their concerns related to skin like acne and scars is expected to foster the market growth in the forthcoming years.
There is a rapidly rising prevalence of various chronic diseases among the population. The healthcare costs are high and hence the consumers are moving towards preventive care and alternative care products. The rising preferences for preventive care products are boosting the adoption of aromatherapy owing to the various health and therapeutic benefits associated with it. Moreover, the rising penetration and rising adoption of the essential oil among the consumers owing to its various benefits and its increasing usage in the aromatherapy is propelling the growth of the market. Apart from women the demand for the aromatherapy is significantly rising among the millennials. Moreover, the growing popularity of wellness tourism is another major factor behind the surging demand for the aromatherapy. The changing lifestyle, busy and hectic life schedules, and rising prevalence of various physical and mental disorders is significantly boosting the growth of the wellness tourism industry and this factor is expected to drive the growth of the global aromatherapy market in the near future.
Report Scope of the Aromatherapy Market
|Market Size by 2030||USD 5.62 Billion|
|Growth Rate from 2022 to 2030||
CAGR of 11.2%
|North America Market Share in 2021||42%|
|Consumable Segment Market Share in 2021||77%|
|Forecast Period||2022 to 2030|
|Segments Covered||Product, Mode of Delivery, Application, Distribution Channel, End Use, Region|
|Companies Mentioned||doTERRA International, Koninklijke DSM N.V., International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., Symrise, Eden Garden, Young Living Essential Oils, Frontier Natural Products Corporation, Rocky Mountain Oil, Mountain Rose Herbs, Plant Therapy Inc., Thann-Oryza Co. Ltd, G Baldwin & Co., Ouwave Aroma Tech Co. Ltd., RyohinKeikaku Co. Ltd., Isagenix International LLC|
The consumable segment accounted for around 77% of the revenue share and dominated the global aromatherapy market in 2021. This growth is attributable to the rising adoption of the essential oils as the therapeutic agents in aromatherapy. Moreover, two or more essential oils can be mixed and blended oils are also used extensively in aromatherapy. The essential oils are considered to the alternatives to medicines and hence its demand is growing rapidly in the aromatherapy.
The equipment is expected to be the fastest-growing segment with a CAGR of around 8.6% during the forecast period. The rapid emergence of various types of diffusers is boosting the preference for equipment to extract the benefits of the essential oils. The ultrasonic diffusers facilitate to disperse the essential oil in the air using water in the form of mist that can be inhaled indirectly. The nebulizing diffusers do not require water or heat to disperse essential oils. It uses pressurized air to diffuse the essential oils in the air.
Mode of delivery Insights
The topical segment dominated the global market with around 41.5% of the market share in 2021. Topical application is the most convenient and simplest mode of delivery that helps to derive the higher therapeutic properties. There are some essential oils that caters to the various health problems such as skin issues and hair related issues. Moreover, it can also cure pain, wounds, immune system, respiratory diseases, circulating systems, and nervous systems.
Direct inhalation is expected to witness the highest growth rate during the forecast period. This is attributed to its higher efficiency in the treatment of the respiratory disorders. The various disorders like influenza, bronchial congestion, cold & cough, sinusitis, and sore throat can be effectively cured through direct inhalation of essential oils. The rising demand for the natural products and substitute medicines is expected to boost the demand for the direct inhalation across the globe during the forecast period.
Based on application, the relaxation segment dominated the global aromatherapy market, garnering a market share of around 22% in 2021. The rising prevalence of anxiety among the population has significantly boosted the growth of this segment in the aromatherapy market. Essential oils used in aromatherapy are an effective solution for anxiety and relaxation that helps in balancing the overactive mental state. Stress management has emerged as a huge concern among the people. The rising demand for the natural therapies to relief stress has led to the dominance of this segment across the globe.
Scar management is expected to be the fastest growing segment during the forecast period. The rising prevalence of burn injuries is significantly driving the demand for the scar management segment in the aromatherapy market. The burn injuries leaves noticeable hypertrophic scars and the essential oils helps in the treatment of such scars.
North America led the global aromatherapy market with 42% of the market share in 2021. The rising prevalence of various physical and mental disorders in North America has led to the increased demand for aromatherapy. Moreover, the healthcare costs in North America are significantly high and hence, the people are shifting towards the preventive care and natural alternatives to the drugs. The increased awareness regarding the benefits of essential oils and aromatherapy among the consumers is boosting the market growth significantly. The rising demand for the wellness tourism is further fueling the growth of the market. It is estimated that more than half of the US population is suffering from one or more chronic conditions. The rising prevalence of various mental illnesses like anxiety and depression is expected to boost the demand for the aromatherapy for relaxation and stress management.
Asia Pacific is expected to grow at a significant CAGR of around 13.6% during the forecast period. The rising penetration of various spas and aromatherapy centers in the region to attract wellness medical tourists is significantly fostering the demand for the aromatherapy in the region. The rising pre valence of various ailments and growing awareness regarding the benefits of aromatherapy ion treatment of various ailments is expected to boost the growth of the Asia-Pacific aromatherapy market during the forecast period. The rising government initiatives to promote the region as a tourist friendly destination is expected to play a crucial role in the growth of the aromatherapy market in the forthcoming future.
Some of the prominent players in the global Aromatherapy market include:
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