Collecting the folklore and uses of plants

QUERY: Plant aromas in folklore

Recently we have been asked if there is much folklore associated with the effect which the scents of plants have on human health and wellbeing.  On searching through the Archive it seems that there is surprisingly little.

If anyone has any knowledge of such folklore, or any comments, please send them to

Image:  honeysuckle, Lonicera pericylmenum, Lambert’s Castle, Dorset, August 2019.

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