Why do I like the smell of old books? why do old books smell like vanilla.
Smelling Farts and Your Health In fact, smelling your own farts can be good for you! There’s a compound within farts called hydrogen sulfide that gives them their rotten-egg stench, and it can actually be good for your health.
But our own smell is actually a sign of health. We’ve adapted to like our own odors, to help us maintain proper hygiene. We wouldn’t be able to take care of our own bodies if we were repulsed by them. Our own farts become familiar to us so we can maintain a higher level of well-being.