What are the best fragrances to increase motivation?

What are the best fragrances to increase motivation?

So you’re looking for some scents to help your motivation and concentration? Well, you have come to the right place! Aromatherapy is one of the best natural ways in which you can motivate your brain and improve your motivation and concentration. Here is a list of the best fragrances for motivation and concentration.

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1. Peppermint

One of the best (and most affordable) fragrances to improve your motivation and concentration is peppermint. Research has shown that inhaling peppermint improves the brains ability to feel motivated and remain focused. It can also improve your ability to absorb and remember information.

Chewing peppermint chewing gum while working has been shown to have a positive effect on the brain by increasing productivity, especially with people who work within offices.

2. Rosemary

Rosemary is famous for its ability to improve people’s memory. Known as the herb for clarity, it can also play a role in increasing your brains alertness and concentration.

Inhaling rosemary stimulates nerves that tell your body to pump more blood to your brain and therefore giving your brain more energy to work with. In long-term, rosemary can protect your brain from strokes and neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s as well as the effects of an ageing brain.

3. Lemon

Lemon is the best scent to inhale if you are learning a new skill or wanting to improve your memory.

The scent of lemon is great for people in a studying environment, as it has been proven to increase brain activity, especially with technical and high memory subjects like maths and foreign languages.

fragrances for motivation and concentration lemon oil

4. Jasmine

The scent of jasmine has some great benefits for your brain. It’s good for your motivation and concentration because of its emotion controlling abilities. Inhaling jasmine molecules transmits a chemical to the brain called GABA, which positively effects your emotions. These emotions include your brain’s ability to feel motivated and the need to succeed.

fragrances for motivation and concentration orange oil

5. Orange / Grapefruit

Last but certainly not least are the scents of orange and grapefruit. Both of these fragrances have been known to be super effective with influencing the brains behaviour. Firstly, they can improve your brains ability to think more clearly, by ridding your mind of brain fog. Being able to think clearly is vital for your brain to function correctly and be motivated to do work.


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