Scent of a Woman! 11 Aromas from Down There and What They Mean!

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I Smell Sex and Candy!

Okay, okay. We're all familiar with the "Hello, ladies." Fish store joke, right? Well, even if you aren't, I am sure you get the idea. Well, in addition to the alleged hilarity that joke has spread over the last 100 years, it also has brought the topic of vaginal odor into the hearts and minds of all who have chuckled at its punchline.
However, in addition to the "fishy" default odour, there are 10 other aromas that are relatively common and all have a biological reason for sending out their "aromatic calling call".
We've done the research by smelling over 100 vaginas in attempt to give you the most accurate account if...okay we did 't smell any vaginas, but scientist did and here’s what they found out.

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Intense and Musky

This smell generally occurs because of intense sweating, like after a ride home in a hot car or during or after working out at the gym. Completely normal and healthy.

This smell generally occurs because of intense sweating, like after a ride home in a hot car or during or after working out at the gym. Completely normal and healthy.

Fishy

Although this is the scent and the premise for most vagina-stink jokes, it’s not a very funny occurrence. A fishy smelling vagina can be the of a sign of an infection like bacterial vaginosis which is an overgrowth of bacteria that upsets the pH balance and should be looked at by a gynecologist.

Although this is the scent and the premise for most vagina-stink jokes, it’s not a very funny occurrence. A fishy smelling vagina can be the of a sign of an infection like bacterial vaginosis which is an overgrowth of bacteria that upsets the pH balance and should be looked at by a gynecologist.

Foul

If there is a gross smell accompanied by a strangely colored discharge a trip to the doctor is in order. It may be the result of an infection or an STD.

If there is a gross smell accompanied by a strangely colored discharge a trip to the doctor is in order. It may be the result of an infection or an STD.

Sour

The sour smell can also be a sign of an infection or STD. Either way it should be checked out.

The sour smell can also be a sign of an infection or STD. Either way it should be checked out.

Chlorine

A “bleachy” or chlorine like smell is generally caused by the introduction of a chemical, although it is not necessarily chlorine or bleach. It usually is from a type of lubricant the woman may be using.

A “bleachy” or chlorine like smell is generally caused by the introduction of a chemical, although it is not necessarily chlorine or bleach. It usually is from a type of lubricant the woman may be using.

Bread

The hint of a bread-like smell is normal. Woman produce small amounts of yeast. However, if the smell is overpowering and combined with a discharge, odds are she has a yeast infection.

The hint of a bread-like smell is normal. Woman produce small amounts of yeast. However, if the smell is overpowering and combined with a discharge, odds are she has a yeast infection.

Beer

Guys like the smell of beer when at the bar, but if they smell it down there odds are it’s the sign of a yeast infection.

Guys like the smell of beer when at the bar, but if they smell it down there odds are it’s the sign of a yeast infection.

Metallic

If there is the hint of a metal smell (the iron in blood that’s about to be shed), odds are menstruation is close behind.

If there is the hint of a metal smell (the iron in blood that’s about to be shed), odds are menstruation is close behind.

Sweet

There is a theory that if women eat large amounts of citrus fruits like oranges, pineapples or grapefruit it will make their vaginal fluids smell sweet.

There is a theory that if women eat large amounts of citrus fruits like oranges, pineapples or grapefruit it will make their vaginal fluids smell sweet.

Onion/Garlic

On the flip side. Eating copious amounts of onions, garlic, broccoli, or asparagus and the taste is not that great!

On the flip side. Eating copious amounts of onions, garlic, broccoli, or asparagus and the taste is not that great!

Rotten

If the smell is really foul, it could be that something is stuck up there, like an old tampon. This is not a healthy smell and a doctor visit is in order.

If the smell is really foul, it could be that something is stuck up there, like an old tampon. This is not a healthy smell and a doctor visit is in order.