Lemercier-Talbot and team probed the feelings associated with various scents. They determined that the smell of vanilla is linked to relaxation and the scent of mint to being energized.
Anais Lemercier-Talbot, Geraldine Coppin, Donato Cereghetti, Christelle Porcherot, Isabelle Cayeux, and Sylvain Delplanque. 2019. “Measuring Automatic Associations Between Relaxing/Energizing Feelings and Odors.” Food Quality and Preference, vol. 77, pp. 21-31, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2019.04.010