Do you know? Smells have got the amazing power to evoke emotions and also memories we didn’t even expect.
They tantalize our brains and literally make us lose track of the present for the time we inhale the scent. Some of them are loved by many of us, and for the time the fragrance lasts, it makes us very happy.
A smell isn’t just a fragrance — it’s a memory. Scents can also do amazing things for our mind and body.
From stress relief to headache relief, certain aromas have a way of making an impact. Some smells in this world are so mesmerizing that they blow away your mind. You feel refreshed and will forget every other thing going around you. Here are some of those prime examples:
#1. The smell of freshly showered hair of your love:
It’s a great feeling smelling your partner’s hair, the aroma of freshly showered hair is something else. It can’t be explained but is really amazing.
#2. Smell of pages of a new book:
Maybe it’s your habit since childhood that whenever you bring new books from the market, you tend to smell the pages. Only they can understand the excitement it brings with it.
Haven’t tried it yet? Must try. And not just new books, books that have been kept in our shelves for a very long time, it definitely smells wonderful. It is the kind of calming scents you never want to miss on.
#3. The smell of soil after the first rain:
It makes you want to have fun, sing, dance and have good food food. A mixture of plant oils, bacterial spores and ozone is responsible for the powerful scent of fresh rain.
It is such a beautiful smell that we all feel so attracted towards it. There is such serenity and peace in the smell that it instantly relaxes us.
#4. The delicate fumes of petrol:
You may have seen people taking deep breaths at the gas station. It is difficult to explain why the smell of petrol is so captivating but there is no person who can deny being crazy about it.
This scent makes you forget about all your worries for a while and gives immense happiness.
#5. Smell of freshly mowed grass:
You may think mowing the lawn is an annoying, menial task, but the fresh scent the chore yields may be making you happier.
The smell apparently is so powerful that neuroscientists came up with a perfume and air fragrance that matches it. It’s the reminder that summer is approaching or that it is already here!
#6. The smell of your home after you visit it after a long time:
It without any doubt beats most of the calming scents. The smell of our room, our mother’s cooking, the garden, it all brings a nostalgic yet a blissful feeling within us.
When we return home after a long time, it doesn’t feel like we were gone so long. All your memories flows through you at once.
#7. Your Mom’s chocolate chip cookies:
You get used to what you eat a lot. This doesn’t only apply to Mom’s cooking. It tastes the best to You.
Because of repeated exposure from a young age. There’s no words to describe this signature touch since it is quite subtle and can only be felt when it is tasted.
There are various kind of scents around us but only a few leave an impression and enfold us.
Smell, almost more than any other sense, has the power to bring back fond memories, change your mood, ease your tension, and boost your mental clarity.