Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Weird Wednesday ~ Skin's Sense of Smell

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Your skin has scent receptors similar to your nose. But instead of triggering memories, alerting us to danger or causing us to relax, the skin's scent receptors can cause the skin to repair itself. 
Scientists in Germany have discovered that the scent of Sandalwood can cause the skin to repair damage. Aromatherapy anyone?


Aine O'Brien said...

very interesting.....

the dogs' mother said...

well now, who knew?!

Debra She Who Seeks said...

I must tell My Rare One to burn some sandalwood incense -- she cut her hand on the pruning shears yesterday.