We are going to learn what pheromones are, what their function is and if the fragrances that include them really work
We all like to be attractive to others. And for this we do not hesitate to use all kinds of cosmetics and aromas to groom ourselves. Perfume brands have even turned to pheromones to sell us fragrances that supposedly make us irresistible to the opposite sex. But you know what are pheromones and how do they work? With the help of a doctor we will tell you all her secrets and also if they really work perfumes with pheromones.
Put on a fragrance and become the most irresistible person? It is true that in sexual attraction, smell plays a fundamental role. But, to the point that a perfume with human pheromones can make us flirt more?
What are the Pheromones?
According to the Wikipedia “pheromones are chemicals capable of acting like hormones outside the body of the secreting individual, to impact the behavior of the receiving individuals”. Pheromones act, unconsciously through smell triggering the other’s sexual attraction. They are normally secreted in sweat and involuntarily perceived by others through the vomeronasal organ (auxiliary organ of the olfactory system specialized in the uptake of pheromones).
What is their function?
Pheromones can have various functions, such as the transmission of fear, the alignment of the menstrual period in women, but, above all, they are responsible for sexual desire. Pheromones are one more way our body uses to communicate our desire to others, according to some experts in the topic.
What are the differences between pheromones for women and those for men?
The experts tells us that the male pheromone Androstenone “It is produced in the sweat glands of the armpits, mainly. It transmits strength, aggression and dominance, and this pheromone attracts women, and drives men away.
The female pheromones are called Copulins, and are small fatty acids that are present in the vaginal secretions of adult women. They are secreted in a greater quantity during the fertile days of the woman (shortly before ovulation), sending a signal of clear sexual appeal. The pheromone copulin exerts a relaxing effect in men. Experts assure that copulin pheromone decreases with the use of contraceptives and in women who have started menopause.
Perfumes with Pheromones, do they work?
Surely you have heard of perfumes that have human pheromones in their composition. The perfume industry has wanted to take advantage of the pheromone issue to, supposedly, launch fragrances that will help us to be much more attractive to the opposite sex. According to experts, there are defenders and detractors of these perfumes, but the latest research on the matter, carried out by a team from the University of Western Australia, denies the greatest. Nothing at all. According to these researchers, one can already pour the entire bottle on top, which will not guarantee success on a Saturday night.