Scents That Will Make You More Productive

Imagine a day full of meetings and long discussions about a new project, when the day is over it’s time for household chores or taking care of the children. Then you happen to smell a familiar fragrance that inspires you to close your eyes, take a deep breath and feel revitalized. That is the magic of aromatherapy. It can help energize, or it can give you a break from your tensions and worries and makes you feel rejuvenated.

To help you find the aromatherapy scent that’s right for you, FragranceX found 12 wonderful herbs and natural scents that will boost your productivity and help you concentrate longer and harder.

Rosemary: This household herb not only makes steak taste better but also increases alertness and memory.

Vetiver: This garden plant is used to improve brain function and boost concentration. A group of ADHD participants who inhaled vetiver noticed enhanced brain patterns and decreased indicators.

Coffee: Have you ever been charged up while passing through Starbucks in a mall? That is because coffee enhances analytical reasoning and promotes attentiveness. Yes, even just the scent of it!

Lemon: The scent of lemon is invigorating and awakening. This wonderful fruit arouses the senses and makes you more alert and energetic.

Jasmine: This little white flower does wonderful things to improve productivity. It re-energizes the body and lifts the mood. This flower is also used in many Asian temples to detach you from the worries and meditate deeply.

Citrus: The fragrance of citrus increases physical activity and shortens response time.

Cinnamon: That little stick used for baking is the best option to keep close when you need heightened attention and increased motor response.

Peppermint: This herb is known to improve alertness and performance. No wonder this flavor is used in majority toothpaste to help you wake up fresh.

Ginger: This versatile root is used to fight fatigue and ease pain. Its aroma encourages appetite and helps you digest food, fueling you for the day ahead!

Pine: This wintery fragrance elevates the mood and increases alertness. In fact, studies show that walking through a pine forest can elevate the mood and fight depression.

Lemongrass: This fragrant plant reduces stress and eases anxiety. Add a little bit of lemongrass to green tea and feel relaxed and energized.

Lavender: Lavender helps create a deep concentration and helps you focus more. Don’t forget to plant those lovelies this spring for better results.

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