So when it comes to this holiday season, we are surrounded by yummy smells like vanilla, peppermint, and chocolate. But did you ever wonder how these smells affect your body? Well, according to an article by Real Simple, these smells actually have benefits other than just smelling so darn delicious. Let’s use our noses and smell it out:
- Pine is a de-stressor.
- Peppermint is a brain energizer and appetite curber.
- Chocolate is a memory booster.
- Cinnamon is an attention grabber.
- Vanilla is a pick-me-upper and relaxer.
So take a few extra whiffs of your favorite holiday smells, your body will thank you.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song. - Maya Angelou