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Scent Habituation: What it is and how it pertains to aromatherapy

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Scent Habituation: What it is and how it pertains to aromatherapy

Scent habituation is a natural psychological process that occurs when our sensory receptors adapt to a constant or repetitive stimulus, such as a specific scent. In simpler terms, it's the phenomenon where you become accustomed to a particular smell, making it less noticeable over time.

The Ascents Diffuser System is designed with scent habituation in mind. It offers customizable settings and preset programs that automatically adjust diffusion patterns to enhance the aromatherapeutic experience. These settings prevent you from becoming desensitized to the scents, ensuring you continue to reap the benefits of aromatherapy without the risk of habituation.

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Essential Oils, Mosquitoes, and Your Skin Microbiome

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Essential Oils, Mosquitoes, and Your Skin Microbiome

Summer may be coming to a close, but with temperatures likely to remain elevated in many parts of the country well through fall, our Cofounder and Chief Medical Advisor, Dr. Mike Roizen wanted to share some recent findings related to mosquitoes and essential oils recently published on Science.Org (you can read the preprint here): Want fewer mosquito bites? Maybe mess with your skin microbiome. Just about everyone—from backyard grillers to global public health experts—would love it if mosquitoes didn’t bite people so often. But reliable deterrents are hard to come by (sorry, but that citronella candle isn’t doing as much as...

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Aromatherapy for Pain Management: Archangelica Root

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Aromatherapy for Pain Management: Archangelica Root
Angelica archangelica's essential oils offer a natural avenue for pain relief through their anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. Unlike pharmacological interventions, this natural approach doesn't carry the risk of habit formation or unwanted side effects. 

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Infusion Comfort Care

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Infusion Comfort Care
Infusion therapy can lead to uncomfortable side effects, including anxiety, nausea, fatigue, and pain. These symptoms can negatively impact patient experience and outcomes, but noninvasive symptom management solutions are available.

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Preventing Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease with Olfactory Training and Aromatherapy

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Preventing Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease with Olfactory Training and Aromatherapy

As research continues to uncover the intricate connections between our senses and cognitive function, a fascinating new avenue has emerged in dementia and Alzheimer's disease prevention: olfactory training and aromatherapy. Recent studies have highlighted the profound impact of scent on memory and cognitive health, suggesting that incorporating intentional olfactory training into our daily routines could be a promising strategy to maintain and improve cognitive function. This blog post will delve into the remarkable findings surrounding olfactory training, its benefits, and how it can potentially ward off dementia and Alzheimer's disease.The Intricate Connection between Scent and Memory:The human olfactory system is...

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