Few things are as special as having chemistry with a chemist. If you want to show that special someone how much you care this Valentine’s, don’t lose your concentration. Here are some creative and special gifts which will certainly draw out a reaction.

Oxytocin necklace

Oxytocin regulates social interaction and sexual reproduction, playing a role in behaviors from maternal-infant bonding and milk release to empathy, generosity, and orgasms. Now, you can gift it to your love one as a necklace, too. The silver oxytocin necklace is stylish and elegant, but it also appeals to the geekier side of things. If you like the idea but oxytocin just doesn’t do it, or you’re just looking for a simpler necklace, you might want to check the dopamine necklace below. It’s also a bit cheaper.

Chemistry Valentine’s card

If you’d like something just a bit simpler, you can always go for the V-day card. But this isn’t just any old card, this is special-tailored for your chemistry-loving loved one.

Caffeine beaker mug

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If there’s one thing chemists (and most scientists) love, it’s coffee. But why have your coffee from a boring old mug when you can have it from a beaker? No, not a beaker in the lab, you don’t know what’s been in there, John. Here, have this, it’s even got the markings and the caffeine molecule on it.

Beaker wine glass

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We all know mornings are not necessarily the most pleasant part of the day, so maybe that’s not when you want your loved one to think about you. Love and wine go hand in hand, and with this glass, they also go hand in hand with chemistry. Now, if your Valentine is a bit more adventurous…

Chemistry cocktail barware set

I have to admit, when I first laid my eyes on this, I started drooling a bit. It’s not just that the set is chemistry-themed — and that let’s face it, who doesn’t like a good cocktail — but it’s made from high-quality temperature-resistant glass, too. It even has the hazard labels because, you know, dangerous things can happen once you start drinking cocktails.

If you like the idea but want something just a bit tamer, you’ll probably enjoy:

Chemist’s Spice Rack

Cooking is basically chemistry, but it can become much more interesting with this set. Everything is refillable, so you can use them again and again after the original spice has run out.

Caffeine necklace

If the oxytocin necklace is a bit too much but you dig the idea, here’s an excellent alternative: a caffeneine necklace. Honestly, when it comes to Valentine’s, you can’t go wrong with an necklace — and this is just the right mixture of science and love.

Chemistry scarf

If you’re not exactly convinced by what you’ve seen yet, or you simply want to go back to something simple but thoughtful, this is exactly what you’re looking for. After all, it’s one of the few times that chemistry feels soft and silky.

The Chemistry Between Us — Book

Lastly, what better gift than a book about the chemistry of love? The Chemistry Between Us is a fascinating book that takes a look at the genetics, brain chemistry and hormones that make love what it is.

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