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The Power of Scent

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The Power of Scent

Can simply taking a whiff of an enticing fragrance really make you healthier? Once you associate a particular smell with a certain emotion (linking mom’s fresh baked cookies to warmth and security, for example), just smelling it in the future may conjure those same emotions. To find out which scents are most likely to have the greatest impact, we combed through the latest studies on aromatherapy and aromacology (a.k.a, the study of scent and its effect on mental and physical health) and consulted with some of the leading experts in the field. Read on to learn which scents can boost your mood, calm you down, perk you up and more.

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Pep Up with Peppermint

Peppermint may help you feel more alert and think more clearly, says Rachel Herz, PhD, author of The Scent of Desire and Visiting Professor at Brown University. In fact, one study found that people who performed tasks like typing and alp

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Concentrate on Jasmine

The calming scent of jasmine may help you sleep more soundly, say researchers from Wheeling Jesuit University. Try showering with a jasmine-scented soap before bedtime or spritzing a jasmine room spray in your bedroom.

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Smell the Roses...

and say so long to the blahs. People who made a point of looking at flowers first thing in the morning reported feeling cheerier and more energetic throughout the day, thanks to the combined effect of seeing and smelling them, according

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Surprise Yourself with Cinnamon

Aroma-therapists say that inhaling this spice improves mood, vigor and concentration. It might even make you kinder, according to a study sponsored by Cinnabon. When researchers released the smell of cinnamon into the air, passersby were

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Take a Coffee Break

We're so tuned in to coffee's energy-enhancing effects, say olfactory experts, that just smelling it will pump you up. According to a study published in theJournal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, the aroma of coffee may even

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Perk Up with Citrus

Want an instant pick-me-up in the middle of the workday? According to naturopath Michelle Schoffro Cook, natural scents like citrus increase oxygen flow to the brain, boosting energy and immune function.

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Lift Your Mood with Lemon

Japanese scientists recently identified the part of the brain that lemon oil affects, lending credibility to its reputation as a mood-enhancer and source of stamina (one reason why you'll find it in so many air fresheners and energy drin

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Get Going with Grapefruit

Grapefruit may significantly increase memory and improve hand-eye coordination, says Dr. Herz. In a study from Wheeling Jesuit University, people who smelled grapefruit while completing a computer-based test scored higher and reacted mor

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Lather on Lavender

Stay relaxed during the day by smoothing on a hand cream that contains lavender. This plant contains linalool, which prompts your body to produce a calming compound. You could also try sprinkling some lavender oil in a bedside diffuser;

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Find Balance with Geranium

More than just a pretty bloom, geranium is believed to stimulate certain areas of the brain that promote hormonal balance, which may help alleviate PMS and menopausal symptoms.

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Calm Down Using Chamomile

Roman chamomile (a.k.a.






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