Tag: olfactory

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The Turtle Bowl and the Awful Smell: My Adventures with Phantosmia

There are worse things to smell than a turtle bowl, but, at the moment, I can’t think of any.

Aromatherapy: More than meets the Nose?

Keypoints: This post will review the basic science of smell and summarize research supporting that certain aromas may trigger specific neurotransmitters that effect positive moods and reduce the sensation of pain. Aromatherapy: Introduction The reaction to smell is dichotomous, as personal as it is universal. Though, I imagine […]

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