Here’s why you should keep your home scented


Scents can amplify an environment easily, which is the reason you will find every temple or hotels infused with scents. When you infuse a room with a fragrance, two things happen: if the smell is familiar, old memories will get revived bringing nostalgia and if the smell is new, you will create new memories. There are several benefits of keeping your home scented which will motivate you to keep your surroundings fragrant.

It enhances the mood

The scientific reason behind potpourris and scented agarbattis is infusing the home with mood enhancing scents. The different calming properties of scents heal you off the stress and anxiety. Aromatherapy is a science and you have to trust it.

Creates familiarity

Every hotel, restaurant, hospital or home has a peculiar smell with which we all relate to. Scents create familiarity with places in our minds and stays with us for life.

Helps you concentrate

Studies suggest that offices that smell like lemons prove 54 percent more productive. Lemon scent enhances concentration and has calming and clarifying properties that are helpful when you're feeling angry, anxious or run down.

Anti-bacterial properties

Various essential oils have anti-viral, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties and if you use them in a room where there are a lot of people, it can help to keep germs at bay.

So, with so many advantages, it is advisable to keep your place scented and aromatic. After all, life is all about creating memories.    

—Times of India