One of the ways you can positively affect your mood is through the power of scents and smells.
Researchers have found that the use of fragrances can help reduce anxiety, stress, and even depression. Familiar fragrances usually induce positive mood states and elicit favorable memories. For example, scents like eucalyptus and lavender are widely linked to relaxation.
Have you ever smelled a scent and instantly link that scent back to childhood or favorable memory. The reason for this is our olfactory receptors have strong input into the amygdala, which is the emotional center of our brain. Our olfactory receptors when presented with certain scents can trigger memories. Scents and Memory are best friends who go hand to hand.
With this said, you can use scents to your advantage by using certain smells to increase and invoke positive memories and change your mood. For happiness, lemon or floral scents have shown to increase energy, productivity, and happiness.
Whether you are trying to relax or boost your mood scented candles can also use the power of scents? What mood do you want to set tonight? Why not consider:
The Not So Basic Candle Collection Can Help
SET THE MOOD: RELAXATION & COZY
-Divine Feminine : Notes of patchouli and rose.
Patchouli is linked to easing symptoms of conditions like relieving depression
Rose scent many other floral scents, in general, elicit positive memories, recall feelings of happiness, and are morning mood enhancers.
- Sweet Jazz : Notes of honeysuckle and jasmine
Jasmine Scents creates helps to create those thoughts oof happiness
Honeysuckle quells anxiety and is link to reduce anxiety when used.
- Black Coffee: Notes of roasted coffee beans
Coffee scents is link to enhancement in cognitive parameters, including continuity of attention, quality of memory, and speed of memory.
- Somebody's Son: Notes: undertones of sandalwood and musk
Sandalwood is link to calming the mind
Alleviates worry by relaxing the central nervous system.
- Laundry Day: Notes of sandalwood , vanilla, linen
Sandalwood is link to alleviating stress
Vanilla is link to help relieve emotional distress
SET THE MOOD: STAYCATION & ROMANCE
Paradise: Notes Of Tropical Fruits
adventurous mood in your own home with minimal effort.
Summer Vibes: notes of mango and coconut milk
- Memories of an tropical island or your favorite summer vacation
HAPPY HOUR: notes of mint, lime and jasmine,