oleotherapy

oleotherapy

 [o″le-o-ther´ah-pe]
treatment by injections of oil.

o·le·o·ther·a·py

(ō'lē-ō-ther'ă-pē),
Treatment of disease by an oil given internally or applied externally.
Synonym(s): eleotherapy
[oleo- + G. therapeia, therapy]

oleotherapy

An obsolete term for the topical or parenteral administration of oils—medicated or not—to treat various conditions; it is not used in the working mainstream medical parlance.

o·le·o·ther·a·py

(ō'lē-ō-ther'ă-pē)
Treatment of disease by an oil given internally or applied externally.
[oleo- + G. therapeia, therapy]
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Brands with oils that are thriving in the mass market include SheaMoisture from Sundial Brands and L'Oreal Paris' OleoTherapy. Suave Professionals from Unilever has coconut oil, while Marc Anthony has a big argan oil push.