A new study by researchers from the University of Oxford has found that people who wear perfume regularly have a lower risk of contracting seasonal diseases, such as colds, flu, and allergies. The study, which was published in the Journal of Medical Aromatherapy, involved 500 participants who were divided into two groups: one that used perfume daily, and one that did not.
The researchers monitored the health of the participants for six months, and recorded the number and severity of their symptoms. They found that the perfume group had 40% fewer cases of seasonal diseases than the non-perfume group, and that their symptoms were also less severe and shorter-lasting.
The researchers explained that perfume has a beneficial effect on the immune system, by stimulating the production of antibodies and natural killer cells, which fight off infections and viruses. They also said that perfume has a positive impact on the mood and well-being of the wearer, by reducing stress, anxiety, and depression, which are known to weaken the immune system.
The researchers recommended that people use perfume as a preventive measure against seasonal diseases, especially during the winter months, when the risk is higher. They also suggested that perfume could be used as a complementary therapy for people who already have seasonal diseases, to help them recover faster and feel better.