Shanti Dechen, CCAP, CAI, LMT
- Mar 8, 2022
- 3 min
Can Aromatherapy Recover the Sense of Smell and Taste?
Millions of people who contracted COVID-19 have experienced a loss of smell and taste. “Some of these people have severe loss, meaning they’re not able to smell or taste anything at all,” says Omar Danoun, M.D., a neurologist at Henry Ford Health System. “Others have mild to moderate loss of smell and taste, where they’re able to detect only strong aromas. Most of the time, when you lose your sense of smell, it’s because the virus has attacked these support cells. When these