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Amazing Ways Scent Could Help Create Happiness

Here is why to add essential oils to your wellness routine.

Essential oils are popular in the aromatherapy and wellness world. Some studies have found aromatherapy scents can have an impact on our mood positively. While essential oils can be fun to add to our self-care routine, there is more than one way to get the most out of them. Using these oils could create more happy moments in your day. Here are some ways scents could help improve your well-being.

Aromatherapy is beneficial because the sense of smell is powerful

Think about a beautiful scent you love. Just a whiff of that perfume could transport you back in time. Different scents could also help your body in various ways. Use lavender essential oil when you want to feel calm and relaxed. The olfactory bulb, which is the part of the brain responsible for smell is located relatively close to the part of the brain responsible for memory and emotion. Some experts believe it could be the reason smells can trigger memories so quickly. Multiple studies have also found that smells can affect cognition and mood. To get the most out of these scents, you can do more than just add them to your self-care or wellness routine. You can try mists or use them to freshen up the smell of a room in your home.

Rejuvenate your space with citrus and cardamom essential oils

A healthy and fresh space can have a massive impact on our mood and well-being. Freshening up a space you use often, like using refreshing aromas, can enhance the space and make you feel rejuvenated and energised. For this purpose, give bergamot, ylang-ylang, grapefruit, cardamom, and citrus essential oils. A whiff of these scents could help give you that much-needed afternoon pick-me-up. Diffusing a soothing aromatherapy blend, like jasmine, lotus blossom, and green tea could help keep you grounded during the day.

Scents like pineapple and wild mint are great in the mornings

Making a morning cup of tea or enjoying the morning light are great rituals to start your day with. However, scents can also help to wake you up and make you feel fresh and energised for the day. A blend of peach, pineapple, and wild mint is an aromatic fragrance that will delight your sense. Taking time to enjoy the small joys at the start of the day could help make the rest of your day more enjoyable.

Darielle Britto

Darielle Britto has been in the world of journalism since 2014 — covering everything from breaking news to lifestyle for some of India's top publications. Currently, she focuses on all things food, fashion, travel, home, health, design and offbeat.
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