The Science Of Smell – Understanding The Benefits Of Aromatherapy

Have you ever been feeling a certain way and then somehow when you are exposed to a certain smell or scent it changes your mood completely? Perhaps it led to a sense of calm, anger, irritation, eagerness, happiness or even made you more anxious. Well, there’s a scientific explanation for that. What you smell actually has an influence on the mood that you exhibit.

If you walk through a natural forest and inhale all the fresh air and the smells from certain trees, you are likely to start feeling energetic and lively. If you’ve been to a steam bath with a eucalyptus diffuser, then you have probably noticed that it makes you feel a lot more relaxed and even opens your nasal pathways for deeper breathing leaving you feeling refreshed.

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