Keith Kelsen’s Scent Narrative   PTSD and Scent Trauma Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, we explored Scent Trauma. We reviewed significant studies that held the promise of better understanding the environmental triggers for sufferers of post traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.  First of all, scents and odors are molecular, genetic and Neurobiology connections to one’s olfactory system.  We…


Keith Kelsen’s The Scent Narrative: PTSD and Scent Trauma (Part 1)

PTSD sensitivity may be normalized with scent treatment.  In all of our previous blogs, I have addressed the many ways that scent has impacted our lives.  However, in this blog, we are addressing something that is a plague on the modern world; Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD.  Science has…


Keith Kelsen’s The Scent Narrative The Smell of Us Part 2

As we discussed in Part I, scent is a social and cultural phenomenon. There are deep and lasting ramifications of scent as a biological and psychological experience. Now, it’s apparent that the worlds’ cultures and even the way people relate to each other differ in the meaning and importance they…