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July 19, 2014

When your skin smells sandalwood

It heals itself.

... Sandalore—a synthetic sandalwood oil used in aromatherapy, perfumes and skin care products—bound to an olfactory receptor in skin called OR2AT4. Rather than sending a message to the brain, as nose receptors do, the receptor triggered cells to divide and migrate, important processes in repairing damaged skin.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at July 19, 2014 04:08 PM