Fab Fragrances That Will Benefit Your Well-Being

mm Health June 5, 2016 by

From stress relief to headache relief, certain scents can do amazing things for our mind and body! In honor of National Fragrance Week we’ve rounded up 5 scents that do more than keep you smelling yummy. Whether used as a perfume, an incense or as a massage oil – these fab fragrances will benefit your well-being!

  • Lavender

    webmd.com

    As a go-to scent for relaxation, lavender can help calm the mind and body almost instantly. But perhaps its most useful benefit is its ability to help treat insomnia – so next time you’re having trouble falling asleep – try turning to the soothing scent for a little help.

  • Jasmine

    fragrantica.com

    According to studies, breathing in the scent of jasmine has the power to release feel-good brain chemicals that boost energy as well as reduce anxiety. It also is a popular natural remedy for improving focus, mood, overcoming stress and balancing hormones.

  • Lemon

    pinterest.com

    If you’re looking for a little pick-me-up, opt for citrus scents! Scents like lemon and orange are not only well-known for their Vitamin C properties, but simply sniffing the fruit boosts energy and alertness. It also has calming and clarifying properties that are helpful the next time you’re feeling angry or anxious.

  • Rosemary

    marcjgian.com

    For centuries rosemary has been linked with having a good memory and is one of the most stimulating fragrances used in aromatherapy. Not only useful for people with colds and sinus issues – it also has a very stimulating effect on the central nervous system.

  • Vanilla

    flavorfacts.org

    Looking for a good night’s rest? A whiff of vanilla has a tranquilizing effect on the brain that makes it hard to keep your eyes open. It can also elevate feelings of joy and relaxation and provides relief from anxiety, anger and restlessness.

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