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Aromatherapy: The Science Behind Psychological Triggers and our Sense of Smell

“I walked into the room and the smell hit me like a ton of bricks! I have not smelled that fragrance in years, it triggered vivid memories of being at my grandmother’s house when I was a kid. It was a comforting scent, but it made me miss my grandma.” Have you ever wondered why certain smells can trigger vivid memories and emotions from our past? Our sense of smell is quite the twisted psychological process.