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April 4, 2019 Ere Perez

natural perfumes & your mood

natural perfumes & your mood

Tonia Walker is a creator of natural fragrances at IME Natural Perfume. She believes in a holistic approach to wellness and as she says, the magic is in the mist! In this article, Tonia explains why perfume has an impact on our mood, and how to choose wisely.

 

“How does your perfume affect your mood?

Have you ever walked into a spa and instantly relaxed from the scent of their carefully chosen candle flickering in the corner? This is because the sense of smell is the only sense that has a direct link to the brain, it does not run through any other pathways, therefore, the effect of your sense of smell is instant. And because our memories & emotions are stored in this same part of the brain, the limbic system, you are likely to always attach a memory or emotion to what you smell, which ultimately has the ability to alter your mood.

 

How Does Fragrance Affect Mood?

You might be familiar with the term and concept of aromatherapy. Aromatherapy is the use of aromatic plant oils, including essential oils, for psychological and physical well-being. The term “aromatherapy” refers to the therapeutic application of plant essential oils (usually diluted in a carrier) by qualified professionals. There is a growing body of research from laboratory and clinical studies that points to the remarkable healing properties of essential oils.


Choosing the right perfume at the right time can help you:

◦ Increase alertness and focu
◦ Feel more energetic and invigorated
◦ Uplift your mood and feel happy or content
◦ Relax and soothe you
◦ Feel motivated and enthusiastic

    Looking for a perfume that has a positive impact on your mood?

    My #1 tip when looking at purchasing a perfume for mood alteration is this –

    Don’t focus on the fragrance itself, but the feelings you feel when you smell it.

    As far as what ingredients to look for, it depends on what you’d like to feel –

    Do you want to feel calm and relaxed?

    Try chamomile, lavender, sandalwood, jasmine, and geranium if you want to be calm and relaxed.

    From the IME Natural Perfume range, a selection of these oils can be found in erato  or terpsichore kleio .”

    Article by Tonia Walker of IME Natural perfume: Web, Instagram.


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