a nose knows
“Odors have a power of persuasion stronger than that of words, appearances, emotions, or will. The persuasive power of an odor cannot be fended off, it enters into us like breath into our lungs, it fills us up, imbues us totally. There is no remedy for it.”
–patrick suskind, perfume
today’s inbox was loaded with goodies too good not to share
- anti-aging perfume? and rose as the scent of old age?
(it’s genius. i’m kicking myself “why didn’t i think of that?”)
- stem cells from menstrual fluid the next anti-aging ingredient?
- mother’s milk in ben and jerry’s?
- frankincense activates channels in the brain to alleviate anxiety or depression. a new class of depression or anxiety drugs…for our nose?