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Improve Your Mood

Written on August 15, 2015 at 2:36 pm, by

Improve Your MoodTo many people, a smell isn’t just a fragrance — it’s a memory. If you close your eyes and imagine a freshly baked apple pie, you can almost smell it! Chances are, the image brings back some memories, too. That’s because the capacities for both smell and emotion are directly linked to the the emotional center of our brain.

 

Certain scents can have positive effects on our mind and body. They can relieve stress, help bring focus, or ease a headache bringing about a favorable impact on our overall well-being.
 

Here is a list of scents that will do more than just smell nice:
 

LAVENDER: Instills a sense of calming and relaxation while bringing balance both physically and emotionally. It eases anger and frustration as well as aid in sleep.
 

CITRUS: Refreshing and stimulating this blend will help to amplify creativity and well-being as well as decrease stress and anxiety.
 

ROSEMARY: Eases mental fatigue, brings renewed mental clarity and enhances focus.
 

JASMINE: Uplifting, counteracts hopelessness, nervous exhaustion, anxiety, depression, indiference, and listlessness
 

PINE: Relieves anxiety and mental stress. Revitalizes the mind creating an energized feeling and refreshes your spirits.
 

PEPPERMINT: Energizing, purifying and stimulating to the conscious mind. Aids in easing tension headaches.