Aromatherapy Market Size to Attain USD 5.7 Bn by 2032

The global aromatherapy market size exceeded USD 2.21 billion in 2023 and is estimated to attain around USD 5.7 billion by 2032, poised to grow at a CAGR of 11.10% during the forecast period from 2023 to 2032.

Aromatherapy Market Size and Growth Rate From 2023 to 2032

Market Overview

Aromatherapy is the practice of using necessary oils for therapeutic benefits. It has been used for thousands of years. It is used in essential oils to develop emotional and physical health. It helps to avoid pain, improve mood, ease digestion, enhance relaxation, and relieve menstrual symptoms. Aromatherapy is a holistic curing treatment that uses natural plant or tree extracts to improve health and well-being. It is also called essential oil therapy.

Aromatherapy is suitable for both science and art. Recently, aromatherapy has become more vital in science and medicine. Humans have used aromatherapy for centuries. Ancient cultures in China, India and Egypt in these regions the aromatic plant component is found in oils, balms and resins. These natural components were used for religious and medical uses. They were known to have both psychological and physical benefits.

Aromatherapy enhances the sensation of smell and skin inclusion using products such as aromatic spritzers, diffusers, nose inhalers, bathing salts, body oil, massage oil, lotions, facial masks, and other body ointments. This therapy is necessary and important in our current lifestyle and can drive the aromatherapy market in the coming years.

Regional Snapshots

North America dominated the global market in 2023. The increasing effect of various mental and physical diseases in North America has dominated the increased need for aromatherapy. In addition, the health-related costs in North America are significantly very high, so people are moving towards protective care and natural alternatives to drugs.

The rising awareness of the advantages of essential oils and aromatherapy among customers is driving the growth of the aromatherapy market. The increasing demand for health and fitness tourism is further nourishing the market growth. The rising frequency of various mental diseases, such as depression and anxiety, is considered to raise the demand for aromatherapy for body relaxation and stress control.

The Asia Pacific region is estimated to grow at the fastest rate in the forecast period. The increasing infiltration of so many spas and aromatherapy centers in the region to attract medical tourists is important in encouraging the demand for aromatherapy in the country.

The increasing frequency of various disorders and increasing awareness related to the advantages of aromatherapy ionic treatment of various diseases will enhance the growth of the Asia Pacific aromatherapy market during the forecast period. The increasing government initiatives to raise the country as a people-friendly region are considered an important role in the growth of the market in the upcoming future.

  • For instance, in the Asia Pacific region, Singapore-based MISCICO is a skincare brand that is reorganizing itself as a beauty and wellness brand. This product addresses specific problems faced by women going through menopause. In addition to its skincare products, the brand is all set to expand its aromatherapy products.

Aromatherapy Market Report Scope

Report Coverage Details
Market Revenue in 2023 USD 2.21 Billion
Projected Forecast Revenue by 2032 USD 5.7 Billion
Growth Rate from 2023 to 2032 CAGR of 11.10%
Largest Market North America
Base Year 2022
Forecast Period 2023 to 2032
Regions Covered North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa

Market Dynamics


Increased demand for aromatherapy

So many wellness professionals, including spa therapists, massage therapists, aroma therapists, and gym trainers, adopt and integrate necessary oils for the treatment of anxiety, stress, depression, pain, and insomnia because essential oils supply the desired therapeutic impacts with minimum or no side effects. This is because these treatments may be operated on without medicines. So, aromatherapy is becoming increasingly popular among wellness professionals and will drive the aromatherapy market growth in the forthcoming year.

Increasing focus on mental health and stress management

In our modern life, lifestyle is defined as a high level of stress, depression, anxiety, and mental health problems. Aromatherapy helps determine undesirable and calming solutions to solve these concerns. The increasing emphasis on mental health awareness and the need for stress-handling techniques have propelled the need for aromatherapy products. Necessary oils are known to have soothing effects, promote better sleep, and decrease anxiety, making them choices for individuals pursuing relaxation and emotional balance.


Lack of standardization and quality control

A major restraint in the aromatherapy market is the absence of standardized regulations and quality maintenance measures. The purity and quality of essential oils can be important across brands and providers, leading to concerns about product efficiency and safety. Assuring consistency of quality and authenticity of essential oils throughout the supply chain remains a restraint for market key players. Maintaining company standards, certifications, and mandatory guidelines can solve this problem and build customer trust.


Launching new products

There is an essential opportunity for market players to diversify and expand their product contribution in the aromatherapy market. The development of new essential oils mixed with massage oils and other similar products presents outlets for innovation. Industries can serve specific customer requirements and adapt by introducing creative aromatherapy products, such as portable diffusers, personalized blends, and targeted articulation for specific health problems.

Rising consumer interest

In the modern lifestyle, people's lives are becoming stressful and depressive. Due to this, consumers are increasingly interested in natural and holistic approaches to their well-being. Aromatherapy is complementary therapy for their mental and health issues. Awareness of mental health issues is growing, and the need for stress-reducing methods is balancing the use of aromatherapy. This therapy is for relaxation and anxiety management. This will drive the aromatherapy market growth in the coming years.

Recent Developments

  • In October 2023, Blossom Kochhar Aroma Magic introduced four all-natural facial serums. They are fast absorbing, lightweight, and targeted to deliver radiant, healthy, beautiful, and glowing skin. These face serums are significant components of modern skincare routines. They are acknowledged for their effective and concentrated formulations designed to help specific skin issues and enhance nourishment and hydration.
  • In October 2023, Essential oil company ELYSCE launched a full line of aromatherapy products. The products are adapted to address mental health issues, nurture happiness, and develop overall human health and well-being. The company is continuously focused on the power of positively affecting society and breaking the stain surrounding mental health and especially depression.
  • In May 2023, the industry beauty launched the Tangle Teezers plant-based brush. This plant-based brush is associated with aromatherapy, skincare routine, and many more. Aromatherapy Associates has introduced an eleven pieces of facial skincare collection. It helps to restore balance to both mind and skincare.
  • In November 2023, in Malaysia, a man who was very addicted to smoking had successfully quit smoking with the help of aromatherapy inhalers. So, he built an aromatherapy inhaler company and started a business for it.
  • In February 2023, Veda Tinda Scent will be pleased to introduce the launch of aromatherapy oil for five gift sets. It is a fast-rising company specializing in aromatherapy solutions immersed in the joy of nature.

Key Market Players

  • TERRA 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

Market Segmentation

By Product

  • Consumables
    • Essential Oils
      • Singles
        • Herbaceous
        • Woody
        • Spicy
        • Floral
        • Citrus
        • Earthy
        • Camphoraceous
        • Others
      • Blends
    • Carrier Oils
  • Equipment
  • Ultrasonic
  • Nebulizing
  • Evaporative
  • Heat

By Mode of Delivery

  • Aerial Diffusion
  • Topical Application
  • Direct Inhalation

By Application

  • Skin and Hair Care
  • Pain Management
  • Relaxation
  • Scar Management
  • Insomnia
  • Cough & Cold
  • Others

By Distribution Channel

  • DTC
  • Retail
  • E-commerce
  • B2B

By End Use

  • Home Use
  • Spa & Wellness Centers
  • Hospitals & Clinics
  • Yoga & Meditation Centers

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