Catch the Chemical Formula of Love

It turns out that love does have a chemical formula! But according to the research, there is a proven chemical formula of love and everyone can apply it.

C8H11NO2 + C10H12N2O +C43H66N12O12S2 = love

or in other words, Dopamine + Serotonin + Oxytocin = LOVE.


Dopamine is a neurotransmitter famous in popular science for its connection to pleasure and reward.

Being addicted to drugs, enjoying food, or video games may increases dopamine release,  that’s why love is sometimes called a drug because it increases the addiction of lovers.

Science is saying that Dopamine is a neuromodulatory molecule that plays several important roles in cells.

It is an organic chemical of the catecholamine and phenethylamine families. Dopamine constitutes about 80% of the catecholamine content in the brain.


Serotonin is commonly known as the “happiness” hormone. Its release acts as an antidepressant and is used in medicine to treat depression and anxiety disorders.

In science, Serotonin is a chemical that carries messages between nerve cells in the brain and throughout your body.

Serotonin plays a key role in such body functions as mood, sleep, digestion, nausea, wound healing, bone health, blood clotting, and sexual desire.


Oxytocin is The “love” hormone, the “cuddle” hormone, and the “trust” drug – these are only a few of the nicknames for this peptide of nine amino acids.

Oxytocin is responsible for social bonding, attachment, and sexual reproduction in both sexes and not only.

It has a crucial role during and after childbirth and even while breastfeeding and the release of oxytocin is known to trigger maternal behavior and trust.

In Science Oxytocin is a peptide hormone and neuropeptide normally produced in the hypothalamus and released by the posterior pituitary.

Present in animals since the early stages of evolution, in humans it plays roles in behavior that include social bonding, reproduction, childbirth, and the period after childbirth.

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