From the FDA
Drug by definition:
What about fragrances when they target our brains and brain functions, including moods and perceptions?
From the fragrance industry:
To use fragrance technology to transmit feelings directly to the brain
That sounds a lot like drugs to me!
From the FDA… Is it a drug?
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I have done a lot of thinking (when brain fog isn’t an issue) about my life, where I’ve come from, where I am, and where I am going… Over the years I’ve also tried to understand how things end up the way they are, how policy decisions are made, and how our own decisions and actions (or lack there-of) affect our future and how future generations will live.
We live in some very challenging times, and it can get quite over-whelming and depressing when we see that our so called “leaders” are taking actions that will make things worse for everyone.
I don’t like feeling hopeless. For lack of a better word right now, it feels yucky! And having a chronic, environmentally linked condition means I already have more than enough yuck in my life.
I think we have more power and capabilities than we understand or give ourselves credit for, but it’s not easy discovering how to access them.
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Now is a time of great personal and planetary change.
We can be here as stewards of a truly precious resource, the planet earth, that which sustains us and nourishes us, that which provides air, water and food to us, as long as we don’t allow it to be pillaged and polluted beyond repair.
We can work on preserving and increasing whatever purity and sacredness is in ourselves and our planet, and indeed we must, for each other and for future generations.
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