Supporting & Related Studies

There are many research studies and supporting articles that shed new light on how the olfactory (nasal) system functions, its importance for survival and quality of life, and the powerful influence it exerts in improving, achieving, and maintaining your health goals.

In the past decade, scientific and clinical research has moved the significance of the sense of smell from underappreciated to highly relevant towards health, wellness, and well-being. In addition to constantly monitoring the intake of airborne particles, the olfactory system largely determines the flavor and tastefulness of foods and beverages. In addition, this primary sensory system warns of dangers such as spoiled foods, toxic chemicals, leaking natural gas, and polluted air and smoke. Olfaction – your sense of smell – is therefore critically important for health, safety, nutritional status, and daily quality of life.

In 2004, medical researchers Richard Axel, PhD and Linda Buck, PhD were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their pioneering research which has led to a more complete understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the olfactory system. Professors Axel and Buck have solved the basic, yet elegant, principles that allow us to detect and remember more than 10,000 different scents. When something tastes really good (or really bad) it is primarily due to the activation of the nasal system. Likewise, a familiar odor can trigger distinct memories from our past or from emotional moments – both good or bad – for many years later in life. This is because vapors that travel through the nasal airway interact with distinct olfactory receptors in the upper nasal cavity. The number and pattern of activated receptors triggers a unique pattern of brain processes that create a distinct cascade of internal responses.

Aromahaler® Nasal SoftStrips™ capitalizes upon many scientific and clinical studies, and marries those discoveries to the most up-to-the-minute manufacturing processes to deliver safe, effective, and all-natural amounts of essential oils and vapors that convey certain health advantages – such as controlling appetite or promoting relaxation or controlling nausea. The distinct scents and patterns of olfactory activation triggered by the vapors can enhance your health, well-being, and quality of life across many therapeutic areas. To learn more about the various health benefits Aromahaler® Nasal SoftStrips™ may provide, please select from the links on the left.