The following scents have the best mood-boosting properties;


Are you looking to sharpen your concentration and lower anxiety-related symptoms? I always tell my clients to trust lemon scent for this. I mostly recommend citrus aromatherapy when waking up early in the morning to acquire some kind of lift for your day.


Peppermint aroma has been praised for boosting energy and focus. It elevates concentration and enhances clean thinking. I always advise my clients to use it as one of the best focus boosting scents that reduce exhaustion, thus increasing productivity.


If you want to relax your mind and improve performance at work, cedarwood scent can be a wonderful hack. It helps limit mental clutter, leaving you fresh and ready for more activities. Even traditionally, people used it for calming and relaxing nerves.

Anastasia Filipenko is a health and wellness psychologist, dermatolist and a freelance writer. She frequently covers beauty and skincare, food trends and nutrition, health and fitness and relationships. When she's not trying out new skincare products, you'll find her taking a cycling class, doing yoga, reading in the park, or trying a new recipe.

MS, University of Tartu
Sleep specialist

Using the acquired academic and professional experience, I advise patients with various complaints about mental health - depressed mood, nervousness, lack of energy and interest, sleep disorders, panic attacks, obsessive thoughts and anxieties, difficulty concentrating, and stress. In my free time, I love to paint and go on long walks on the beach. One of my latest obsessions is sudoku – a wonderful activity to calm an unease mind.

Mental health expert
MS, University of Latvia

I am deeply convinced that each patient needs a unique, individual approach. Therefore, I use different psychotherapy methods in my work. During my studies, I discovered an in-depth interest in people as a whole and the belief in the inseparability of mind and body, and the importance of emotional health in physical health. In my spare time, I enjoy reading (a big fan of thrillers) and going on hikes.

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