- 1 Why does my body odor smell like Indian food?
- 2 What is that smell on Indians?
- 3 What does smelling curry mean?
- 4 How do I stop smelling like curry?
- 5 What does diabetic sweat smell like?
- 6 Why do Indians bob their heads?
- 7 Do Indians use toilet paper?
- 8 What race has the worst body odor?
- 9 Does curry smell go away?
- 10 Why does my curry smell bad?
- 11 What do you smell before a stroke?
- 12 How do you get rid of Indian cooking smell in house?
- 13 What is the best thing to absorb odors?
- 14 Why do I smell like the food I eat?
Why does my body odor smell like Indian food?
When your body breaks down garlic, onions and herbs and spices like curry and cumin, sulfur-like compounds are produced. These compounds are pretty evident on your breath. They can also react with sweat on your skin to produce body odor.
What is that smell on Indians?
Most Indians outside India don’t smell as such. They can definitely smell sweaty inside India because of the hot humid weather and the population being so dense. And as Indians we are used to the smell of curry.
What does smelling curry mean?
In my (limited) experiences the ‘ smells like curry ‘ tag typically is an association to the smell that clings to clothes and/or carpets/rugs/curtains specially when such things are in the vicinity of some furious Indian cooking (read ‘South Asian cooking’, perhaps?).
How do I stop smelling like curry?
Put two cups of water in a pot on the stove and bring it to a boil. Add fragrant materials such as Kewra (Screwpine) leaves or vanilla beans/extract, and turn the heat down to a simmer. Allow it to simmer for at least one hour. The smell emitted will mask the lingering curry odor.
What does diabetic sweat smell like?
Sweat can smell like vinegar because of diseases such as diabetes, trichomycosis, and kidney disease, or because of hormone changes, certain foods, or skin infections.
Why do Indians bob their heads?
In India, a head bobble can have a variety of different meanings. Most frequently it means yes, or is used to indicate understanding. An unenthusiastic head bobble can be a polite way of declining something without saying no directly. The gesture is common throughout India.
Do Indians use toilet paper?
Do they use toilet paper in India? Toilet paper is not standard use in India. Rather, squat toilets are the standard type of toilet and it is expected that you will clean yourself afterward using water from a hand bidet sprayer, butterfly jet, hand shower or even a bucket of water.
What race has the worst body odor?
Although there is some controversy on the subject of “racial” variation in body odor, it is determined that African blacks probably produce the greatest amount of apocrine sweat, which is the known substrate for axillary odor.
Does curry smell go away?
Curry powder adds a delightful kick to Middle Eastern dishes, but its potent odor lasts long after the meal and is quite unpleasant. If it’s too late for that, you’ll need to clean your kitchen with vinegar, baking soda and other odor-neutralizing cleansers. You’ll also need to make your own air freshener.
Why does my curry smell bad?
Whether cooked at home or purchased as take-away, the pungent odor of curry lingers long after the food is consumed. Curry spices release fat-soluble oil, which causes the pungent aroma. The oil vapor is absorbed by fabrics and other porous surfaces, making the aroma difficult to remove.
What do you smell before a stroke?
If you’re smelling burnt toast, the first thing you should probably do is check your toaster. Although lots of people think smelling something burning is a sign of a stroke, there’s no solid evidence this is true. The idea of smelling phantom burning toast may be kind of amusing — but strokes are serious.
How do you get rid of Indian cooking smell in house?
Wash all the surfaces with Vinegar/water solution (One cup of water, Two Tablespoons of white vinegar). Spray the walls to a damp and pay particular attention to the kitchen area. Make sure to get around range (stove) and any area where curry oil vapors could hide. Keep the windows open to let the house air-dry.
What is the best thing to absorb odors?
Baking soda is very effective at absorbing odors from the air as well as from surfaces. Put baking soda in your trash can to eliminate orders, and sprinkle it on any surface an odor emits. Leave it on for an hour, then sweep it off.
Why do I smell like the food I eat?
“But that’s not what happens,” Preti says. Your breath might smell like the food you eat, but not your sweat. Body odor is created when the bacteria on our skin metabolize the compounds that come out of our sweat glands.