What is your favorite thing autumn? For me it has to be the leaves changing; the colors, smells and sights are just absolutely beautiful (especially in this area!). But, Halloween and the smells of fall have to be close seconds in my favorite things!

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Fall literally (said that in my Rob Lowe "Parks & Rec" voice haha!) has some of the best smells compared to any other season! From apples, to cinnamon, to the leaves (yes even they have a smell!).

So how awesome would it be if these incredible autumn smells that make us so happy... are also very good for our health!! Well a new research study found just that; a simple sniff can cause you to experience these warm and fuzzy feelings.

Below are just a few of the smells and benefits we get from autumn!
1. Cinnamon - A recent study found it can improve your motor skills, memory, and attention span.

2. Pumpkin - It's an aphrodisiac for men. A study in 2014 found it worked on about 40% of guys when it was mixed with lavender.

3. Apples - A study in 2008 found the smell of apples can help with minor headaches, and even relieve migraines for some people.

4. Nutmeg - Studies have found that burning nutmeg incense can help you relax and fall asleep. And there's also a compound in it that might block the enzyme that contributes to Alzheimer's disease.
[VIA: HuffingtonPost ]