What smell evokes memories for you?
Maybe it's the aroma of freshly baked bread that brings you back to your grandmother's kitchen. Or the scent of vanilla that reminds you of hot summers eating ice cream as a kid.
When a smell travels through your nose into the brain, it can trigger the release of feel-good endorphins and serotonin. Smell, almost more than any other sense, has the power to bring back fond memories, change your mood, ease your tension, and boost your mental clarity.
Here are three essential oils that can transform your mood and help you smell your way back to calm and happy. Take a whiff of them the next time you're tired, foggy, or stressed out, and feel yourself relax right away.