Did you know that scenting offices & workplace may have a great impact on your employees’ psyche and intellectual faculties?
A positive office environment is crucial to ensuring your staff doesn’t dread coming in every morning. A happy worker is a productive worker and scent can transform a commercial space or office into a more pleasant environment, encouraging employee efficiency, and reducing stress.
Why Scenting Offices & Workplace?
Research shows people working in scented areas are more productive and self-efficient. Studies have also shown error rates in typing significantly reduced when operators were exposed to lemon and lavender fragrance. and increased performance in speed and accuracy when scents such as peppermint were administered.
- Using the right scent stimulates the brain to trigger a reaction
- Using some essential oils alleviates or temporarily eliminates stress or other psychological factors
- Scenting your office with Lavender essential oil is said to reduce computer errors at least by 25%.
Studies found there was 54% reduction in clerical error when workers were exposed to lemon oils.
Some Aromas in Action
For office stress the best oils are: geranium, pine, melissa, rose, rosewood, elemi, sandalwood and grapefruit.
For building self-confidence and a sense of self worth the best oils are: frankincense, cedarwood, sandalwood, jasmine, ylang ylang and neroli.
Inspirational oils, that help bring about ‘bright ideas’ and flashes of brilliance are: frankincense, rosemary, sandalwood, elemi, black pepper, litsea and neroli.
End of the day oils are: chamomile, lavender, marjoram, clary sage and linden berry.