olfactory system, the bodily structures that serve the sense of smell. The system consists of the nose and the nasal cavities, which in their upper parts support the olfactory mucous membrane for the perception of smell and in their lower parts act as respiratory passages.

Which sense is your olfactory system?

sense of smell

Your sense of smell—like your sense of taste—is part of your chemosensory system, or the chemical senses. Your ability to smell comes from specialized sensory cells, called olfactory sensory neurons, which are found in a small patch of tissue high inside the nose. These cells connect directly to the brain.

How can we improve our olfactory system?

But there are some ways you can improve or enhance your sense of smell if you want to be more nasally aware.

  1. Pay More Attention to What You Are Already Smelling.
  2. Train Your Nose with Self ‘Smell Quizzes’
  3. Get More Exercise and Watch Your Diet.


How do you regain loss of smell?

Here’s how it works:

  1. Line up four essential oils of your choosing. For example: oregano, lemon, eucalyptus and rosemary. …
  2. Starting with the first scent, take gentle whiffs of it for 25 seconds. …
  3. Give your brain one minute to process that scent. …
  4. Do this exercise twice a day, morning and night, for three months.


How do I get my sense of smell back after Covid?


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What part of the brain controls taste and smell?

Parietal lobe

Parietal lobe



It figures out the messages you receive from the five senses of sight, touch, smell, hearing and taste.