Exam revision students ‘should smell rosemary for memory’

with the exam season approaching…

and revision under way, university researchers have suggested that the smell of rosemary could enhance memory

A study found that pupils working in a room with the aroma of rosemary, in the form of an essential oil, achieved 5% to 7% better results in memory tests.

Mark Moss from Northumbria University said the findings were consistent with tests on adults.