(butterflybluesky istock photo by szefei)
While researching for an article I’m writing I found this lovely olfaction trivia
…from a ‘smell-o-rama’ smorgasborg of the history and culture of “smell”.
How to hug an Indian traditionalist:
In India, the traditional affectionate greeting – equivalent of the Western hug or kiss – was to smell someone’s head. An ancient Indian text declares “I will smell thee on the head, that is the greatest sign of tender love”.