Effects of olfactory stimulation by α-pinene on autonomic nervous activity

@article{Ikei2016EffectsOO,
  title={Effects of olfactory stimulation by α-pinene on autonomic nervous activity},
  author={Harumi Ikei and Chorong Song and Yoshifumi Miyazaki},
  journal={Journal of Wood Science},
  year={2016},
  volume={62},
  pages={568-572}
}
Wood has been used as building material and for making furniture since a long time, and it has been known from experience that woody smell acts as a mood relaxant. Several studies on the physiological and psychological effects of wood or wood-derived smells have been conducted [1–7]. The inhalation of air containing volatile organic compounds released from the interior walls of Japanese cedar suppresses increases in salivary chromogranin A [1]. Olfactory stimulation by Japanese cedar chips… CONTINUE READING
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