Studies related to Attention and Peppermint

Effects of olfactory stimulation on performance and stress in a visual sustained attention task
Effect Increase
Trial Design cohort
Trial Length 1day
Number of Subjects 40
Gender mixed
Notes for this study:
The aroma of peppermint during a computerized sustained visual attention task (lasting 40 minutes) was associated with significantly greater attention as assessed by how many stimuli were accurately detected.

Modulation Of Cognitive Performance And Mood By Aromas Of Peppermint And Ylang-ylang

Effect None
Trial Design Cohort
Trial Length 24 hours
Number of Subjects 144
Gender Both Genders
Age Range 18-29
Notes for this study:
Inhalation of peppermint oil five minutes prior to and during cognitive testing was associated with some trends to improved performance relative to a control aroma, but all parameters failed to reach statistical significance.