Want a happier, easier monthly cycle? It’s as easy as breathing in pleasant scents!
Numerous studies over decades show that aromatherapy–inhaling aromas to prompt beneficial changes in your brain or body–is backed by actual evidence.
Scientists explain it’s because when you breathe in aromas, you’re actually inhaling microscopic particles that get absorbed through nasal passages into your bloodstream, where they then exert certain effects.
I’ve rounded up aromatherapy research that shows how specific scents can help you make every day of your cycle better. Here’s what to sniff:
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