how does it work?
Studies into the fascinating nose-brain connection have shown that your sense of smell has a direct hotline to some of the most important areas of the brain. The lining of the nose contains 50 million olfactory neurons, which receive and transmit signals and carry information directly to the limbic system in the brain. This system, consisting of the hippocampus, hypothalamus and amygdala — helps control numerous voluntary, endocrine (hormonal) and visceral (instinctive) responses to the world around us and is also a key player in our emotional health and wellbeing. This Works is one of the first brands to understand the relationship between aromas and neurological responses and have led the way in the field of neuro-cosmetics. Our independent, peer-reviewed scientific paper and large scale independent user studies have proven that specific essential oils with a unique make-up of terpenes (the aromatic building blocks of essential oils) and other molecules can help manage feelings of stress, fatigue, lack of concentration and help enhance feelings of pleasure, intimacy. Our resulting patented, functional fragrances have been proven to help you find focus, sleep, calm and happiness in just a few deep breaths.
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