Updated: Jul 28, 2021
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Aroma candles can benefit those with digestive upset, PMS, skin problems, blood sugar fluctuations, joint pain, and cancer. Just to name a few.
Aromatherapy candles can lead to a path of wellness. Aroma candles come in a wide variety of scents. Here’s a list of some of the most common scents people use to positively affect their sense of well-being.
Lavender: A soothing and relaxing scent, lavender has the ability to relieve anxiety, depression, and stress. It is used also to treat headaches and insomnia.
Citrus: Orange, lemon and grapefruit all have powerful citrus scents that help to brighten the mood and increase concentration.
Vanilla: A sweet and warming scent, vanilla is soothing and comforting. It also helps to relieve stress.
Cinnamon: Known to help nerves, fatigue, and exhaustion, cinnamon has a very inviting scent that smells like freshly baked cookies.
Geranium: A scent that reminds people of being outdoors, geranium has a wonderful effect on the nerves, having calmative properties that help with relaxation.
Jasmine: One of people’s favorite scents, jasmine is calming and relaxing.
Sandalwood: Having some of the same benefits that people claim to receive from meditation, sandalwood helps sooth irritation and lifts depression.
Eucalyptus: With a minty and uplifting smell, eucalyptus helps decongest the nose and provide relief from colds, sinusitis, and allergies. It is emanated also to build energy
Peppermint: A scent that everyone is familiar with, peppermint aroma candles can relieve muscle pain, headaches, and digestive problems.
Other Benefits of Aromatherapy Candles
Still not sold on aromatherapy candles?
Scented candles are made for more than just their medicinal properties. And it’s easy to find one that suits your specific needs. Because there are so many benefits to aroma candles. It should come as no surprise that aromatherapy is all the rage today!
These candles can also conjure up memories. You can choose a scented candle to conjure a good memory and to remind you of something pleasant from your past.
An aroma candle can also help show off your personality. Show off your sense of self by choosing a scent that represents who you are. If you’re the outdoorsy type who loves to hike or bike, choose a candle with a floral or pine aroma. If you’re a fan of cooking, choose a candle with a sweet or fruity smell. If you are together on a night with the one you love, choose an arousing scent that is meant to inspire a presence of romance, or maybe even opt for one of our massage candles to really heat things up.
As a final note, Aromatherapy candles should be burned for about one hour each time they are used. This allows the flame the needed time to melt the wax and helps the candle burn down evenly. It’s also important to keep the wick trimmed, as a long wick can cause the candle to smoke.