Posts with tag: “Scent Research”
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It’s all about the Absolutes

Absolutes are regarded as the purest and most aromatic form of fragrance from natural plant sources. These highly concentrated products are more fragrant than essential oils, and often portray the truest scent to the natural source....

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Ancient Aromas

Utilizing fragrance to enrich an environment or personal presence is something that has fascinated humans throughout history in various industries and circumstances. Thinking back to ancient times, one might reason that scent was solely primitive, a...

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Using coffee beans to reset your sense of smell?

Stop in any perfume shop, and you’re bound to find small bowls of coffee beans set between various fragrances. A salesperson may advise you to sniff the beans in between smelling multiple scents. It is commonly...

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Teaching Smell Association

Smell affects almost every aspect of our lives; it helps us experience the world. It is a major component in taste, it allows us to create and recall memories, it helps to warn us against danger,...

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The scent of lavender for a good night’s sleep.

Everyone likes clean-smelling sheets, but did you know that diffusing a certain fragrance in your bedroom can actually help you get a better night’s sleep? Diffusion of a lavender fragrance in the bedroom has been shown...

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Benefits of Citrus and Peppermint Scents

Recent studies have shown quite a few health benefits from both peppermint and citrus fragrances and oils. How can these benefits been seen in your everyday life? A 2011 study done at Wheeling Jesuit University showed that after...

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Use essential oils for better air quality at home

Did you know that the air quality inside your home could be up to five times more polluted than the outdoor air quality? We typically think outdoor air is worse, due to car pollution and fumes...

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Can The Smell of Chocolate Increase Book Sales?

Chocolate: rich, creamy, delicious, and…good for sales? According to a new study in the Journal of Environmental Psychology, the smell of chocolate wafting through book stores increases “purchase-related” behaviors in customers. The study took place in Belgium...

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Forest scents and essential oil health benefits

The forest: clean, fresh air, a quiet atmosphere, and beautiful scenery. There are many reasons to love the outdoors, but did you know that outdoorsy scents like evergreen and cypress could have health benefits? Scientists in...

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Perfume in ‘Pill’ form by 2023

Australian artist, designer and inventor, Lucy McRae has teamed up with scientists to work on her latest project entitled ‘Swallowable Parfum’. The pills are being designed to work so that when the body perspires the fragrance...

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