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Many avid candle lovers anticipate pumpkin-scented candles, signaling the advent of the fall season.

The scent of pumpkin, along with cinnamon, and apple, suggest that fall, Halloween and the winter holidays are just around the corner.

Few can deny the relief of the long-awaited cooling trend following summertime heat, lending itself nicely to wearing a cozy sweater, relaxing by a blazing fireplace and sipping hot apple cider spiced with a hearty cinnamon stick–ideally shared with a loved one.

In fact, pumpkin scent is purported to be an aphrodisiac, with the promise of raising testosterone levels in many men.

Alan Hirsch, director of the Smell and Taste Treatment and Research Foundation of Chicago suggests, “Throw away the perfume and get some pumpkin pie.”

Read more on Laurie’s article at LifeCycles in the Communities Digital News

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