The best way for an improved air quality as well as increased oxygen levels at your home is to have plants! Plants are also beneficial for: helping you against anxiety, improving your mood, eliminating panic attacks and depression etc.
According to researches, oxygen levels and stress are connected directly. They also discovered that air filled with increased levels of toxins can cause stress and anxiety. Having plants at home can help you against anxiety, stress and purify the air at the same time!
Several studies performed on mice who were given jasmine essential oil and the aroma of jasmine plant have proved that this aroma really calmed the mice, so they just became quiet and sat. They weren’t active.
Scientists performed brain scans on them which presented the effect of GABA, a chemical, on their nerve cells. It was increased by the jasmine fragrance. They began to rest and there wasn’t any anxiety noticed.
The findings were a part of a research published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry by Professor Hanns Hatt who claims that this can actually be evidence of how aromatherapy works scientifically.
This professor works in Bochum, Germany on the Ruhr University. He managed to discover a new kind of GABA receptor modulator that can be given through air and has effects on the sleep, relieves aggression, excitement, anxiety, sedates etc.
Some of the best scientists even claim that jasmine has stronger effects than sedatives, anti-anxiety medications, sleeping pills, etc. The GABA effect becomes increased more than five times with the help of jasmine.
Dr. Bryan Raudenbush, who is an assistant professor of psychology, at the Wheeling Jesuit University, discovered that when jasmine odor was dispensed in a room full of people who were sleeping, their sleep movement was decreased and they slept better.
People even managed to do cognitive tests faster and better because they were more alert when they were in a room with the scent of jasmine. They were more alert and focused well on any subject.
You can use jasmine essential oil against fatigue, anxiety, hormone regulation, happiness improvement, sleep improvement, depression treatment, calmed spasms, better concentration etc.
These are some other benefits of jasmine essential oil:
- Boosts mood
- Improves sleep quality
- Balances hormones
- Decreases nervous tension and anxiety
- Improves alertness and cognitive performance
- Treated mood swings and hot flashes
- Increased libido
Make sure you have jasmine at home and be prepared to clean your air as well as have all of the abovementioned benefits!