Many remember the story told by Patrick Süskind and Tom Tykwer filmed, created by perfumer of the killer quintessence, combining the most attractive smells beautiful girls, causing waves of love, adoration and admiration, regardless of age and gender. But this is - fiction.
It is also known that smells of vanilla and cinnamon - muffins - evoke the illusion of love and men have located next to the lady. But not less often remembered lines of the letter of Napoleon to Josephine, "Honey, do not wash up, I will come in two weeks ...". Even more frank erotic poetry Gavrila Derzhavin that specify smell so attractive to the author and exciting ...
Experiments German biologist Hans Gatti showed that the smell of lilies of the valley twice accelerates the movement of sperm. Creates a sensual atmosphere saturated with oil burner oils of ylang-ylang, sandalwood, rose. Consequently, floral scents, too, have the right to the title of the smell of love, no matter how skeptical evaluated this fact men.
An experiment has shown that the smell of male sweat acts as an aphrodisiac, improves mood and stimulates the production of female hormones, which increase the level usually observed before ovulation. However, in this series, there was a "but": women taking contraceptives, to "stimulus" did not respond.
Memories of love can invade when smells of budding poplar buds, fresh cut grass, brought in from the cold clothes. Recalled the strong sense of forgotten scent of shampoo or perfume, or maybe smell the leather interior car and gasoline or a wave of the sea breeze. Will all of these cases, the signal smell cause or a consequence of love, hard to say.
Anton Chekhov once said that "women smell creamy ice cream." It is known that meat-eaters smell odors vegetarians. There are notes of a French physician who writes about smells shatenok (violet) blondes (amber) and brunettes (musk fragrance or ebony) ... But it is not likely to errors in the answer to the question, what smells like love: nothing, and someone - someone you love, everyone has their own.