Olfaction is a chemoreception that forms the sense of smell. When people suffer from Olfactory Dysfunction this usually involves sensitivity to smells or sensory seeking certain aromas.
Aromatherapy has been shown to be highly effective in regulating and organizing the nervous system. Not only that, but smell affects our appetites too, as it has a profound effect on taste.
Studies show that aromas can also improve our mood. Lavender and sage, for example, can calm; whereas, lemon or peppermint can arouse the sleepy. Using diffusers in your sensory room can add the perfect smell. Without it, you may have a room with lights and sound, but with aroma pumped in, you can offer a complete experience.*
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Did we know that we offer free 3D room design service? If you need assistance with designing a sensory space just get in touch with us. With the help from our expert sensory advisors, we can help you create the perfect environment for your particular needs. Contact our sensory specialists today if you want to find out more how Experia can help you change lives affected by olfactory disorders. Call on 0800 612 6077 or send us an email. To find out more about aromatherapy then please read our previous blog on the benefits of aromatherapy.
*Some smells can be very bothersome to some individuals. Before you introduce aromatherapy into a sensory room make sure that the user(s) will be able to tolerate/enjoy the smells. We want to create an enjoyable experience, not one that is uncomfortable.