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Smells That Boost Your Health - Prevention (article link)

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It also explains how odor can help lower stress levels, improve mental and physical performance, ease pain, end insomnia, and even help us lose weight, research shows.

- Certain scents can help memory, mood, energy, and libido
- Aromatherapy can help you lower stress and fight depression


This primitive part of the brain, olfactory bulb—a, governs many memories and emotions; some of our most basic behaviors—feeding, fighting, or fleeing; as well as sexual arousal, pleasure,
and maybe even addiction. Because of their close proximity, the neurological controls for these behaviors often become entangled. That's why, for instance, during the early
stages of attraction, dinner is often a prelude to sex.

http://www.prevention.com/smellsofhealth/index.html