Re: aromatherapy positively affects mood
Thu, 26 Aug 1999 13:10 +0000

>I actually tried scenting my textbook in probability theory lavender
>many years ago. It didn't help much. :-)

Does it work because the molecules making up the aromas are of a similar shape to certain neurotransmitters? Have those neurotransmitters been identified? And if so, does aromatherapy exist because it's cheaper than synethesising the neurotransmitters themselves?