Women’s Perfume and Fragrances from Become.com
Each person´s sense of smell is controlled by their olfactory system. Within this system we can find two structures working together, the peripheral that senses and the central one processing these external stimuli in the central nervous system. You body´s limbic system of the brain is primarily responsible for the formation of memories and emotions. Since the olfactory bulb, where the odor signals traveling along the olfactory nerves end, is also part of the brain´s limbic system´s functions, we can begin to understand how smell and memory are so deeply linked. A simple smell can instantaneously evoke powerful memories and the feelings associated with them.
The art of making perfume and fragrance dates back to humanity´s earliest civilizations in ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt. Modern perfume though didn´t gain recognition until the late 19th century. Perfume has since evolved into creating an individual´s brand. Since the power of smell creates and recalls such strong memories, a woman´s smell has become part of her identity. According to Coco Chanel, “A woman who doesn´t wear perfume has not future.” While is part of her classy and fabulous campaign for womankind, it also speaks to the incomparable success of the Chanel N