essential oils

What do patients with smell loss want?

What do patients with smell loss want?

What do patients want? "Googling and FB groups should not have to be our go-to source of information". Our health care providers need to be better informed about life with smell loss.

An interview with Professor Thomas Hummel of the Interdisciplinary Center for Smell and Taste in Dresden, Germany

An interview with Professor Thomas Hummel of the Interdisciplinary Center for Smell and Taste in Dresden, Germany

An interview with Professor Thomas Hummel, leading scientist in smell and taste research and director of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Smell and Taste at the Universitätsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden on the current state of smell loss treatment.

Some detailed information about making smell kits

Some detailed information about making smell kits

Jars vs bottles? Cotton balls or perfumers' strips?

Thinking about smell: the power of three

Thinking about smell: the power of three

What's the most important part of smell training? Thinking about smell. Why comparing three things helps.  

Smelling mindfully, or how to ditch the negative thoughts about anosmia

Smelling mindfully, or how to ditch the negative thoughts about anosmia

Why smell training is in itself a mindfulness exercise

The method: A.T.TN, a three part smell training program

The method: A.T.TN, a three part smell training program

The three part method for smell training: Assess, Train, Take note. 

Reawakening smell

Reawakening smell

A perfumery course helped me to understand the importance of smell training in my journey back from anosmia. 

Nasal rinsing

Nasal rinsing

A guide to nasal rinse bottles

Administering nose drops

Administering nose drops

A guide to administering nose drops