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Why Your Grandma Loves Citrus

Updated: Jul 10, 2020

Have you ever wondered why some people really enjoy anything with a citrus scent? The secret is that your brain knows just where to find a little pick me up!

Citrus is packed with vitamin D which has been shown to increase alertness, energy, and even reduce stress. Additionally, the scent of citrus has the ability to stimulate the immune system too.

Studies also show that the scent of citrus fruits help to increase your levels of serotonin which is a hormone that helps make you feel happy.

So if you are a lemon lover, there is logic behind why you love the smell of citrus!

The great thing about citrus is that you can benefit just by smelling the scent, with no need to actually eat citrus fruits. A quick way to boost your mood and get rid of stress, fatigue, anger and even depression after a long day is by inhaling the fresh tangy aroma of a citrus candle, combined with your favorite methods of self-care. Life should be about what sparks your personal inner happiness and relaxing with the scent of citrus in the air can anchor you back on your pathway.

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