Scents That Will Instantly Boost Your Mood

Can you smell your way to happiness?

According to a new study, the way to your heart is through your nose. Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh surveyed adults suffering from major depressive disorder and found that moods could be boosted, at least temporarily, by certain scents. The most happy-making fragrances might surprise you, since the list is topped by:

  • Vicks Vapo-Rub
  • Ground coffee
  • Coconut oil
  • Cumin powder
  • Red wine
  • Vanilla extract
  • Shoe polish
  • Ketchup

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