Fall-Scented Candles for Autumn

You don’t need science to tell you that candles can make you happy. But since we’re Prevention.com, we’ll do a brief overview of the facts: Humans have about 300 “olfactory receptors” that can detect thousands of various fragrance molecules. Because the olfactory center works closely with another member of the brain’s limbic system, the hippocampus, responsible for forming new memories, your sense of smell and your emotions are closely tied.

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