There are so many different wonderful aromas that we all experience throughout our life. Aroma is a powerful thing. It tickles your nose and can bring into you a flood of feelings and memories, like no other thing. Every person came name a few aromas that will do this for them. There is something about the aroma of honeysuckle flowers in the summertime that remind me of childhood things. The smell of a freshly baked apple pie takes me back to my grandmother's house. The aroma of March lilies reminds me of my mother. The smell of baby powder takes me back to my first diaper change as a new mother. I tear up every time I smell Old Spice because it reminds me of fishing with my Grandpa in the summertime, who has been gone for ten years. No matter who you are or where you are from , you most likely have several aromas that will take you back to another place in time. As you prepare your favorite dessert, think about the power of the aroma that it releases into your home. Will this be something that in the future will remind others of you? How about that perfume that you love to wear? When you hug your loved one, you are leaving an aromatic impression that will most likely never be forgotten. When you and your family go camping this summer, you will enjoy the aromas of the campfire and roasted marshmallows. This, in the future, will bring your children back to this moment every time that they smell it.
Smell is only one of the five senses that we hold in our amazing bodies. It is often times not given enough credit as being an important sense. This could not be any further from the truth. In our lives there are few things that are more important than the memories that we hold dear. To lose them can be a very devastating experience for anyone. Scientists have only recently discovered the power of different aromas. This is why aromatherapy has become such a popular form of alternative medicine. Millions of people have come to see that aroma is a very powerful thing. They have realized the importance of our sense of smell and our ability to emotionally encounter a scent. The long list of aromas is an everlasting caterer to our memories. They flood our nostrils and fill our hearts.