Wednesday Wellness – The Brighter Side of Candles

Achieve Health, Vitality and Rejuvenation with Aromatherapy Candles

The introduction of aromatherapy candles has added a new perspective to the use of candles – candles now serve as a basis to achieve health, vitality and rejuvenation of the body, as well as the mind and spirit.

The best thing about aromatherapy candles is that they are environmental friendly, as they are derived from natural plant sources. The candles are made with either beeswax, soy wax or vegetable oil, and contain pure essential oils with powerful health benefits.

Aromatherapy makes use of the essential oils from the plants and other aromatic compounds to help soothe the mind and cure certain physical illness.

Aromatherapy candles are available in a wide range of different styles, sizes and scents. Scented candles can add warmth to any home, giving a clean and refreshing feel to any room.

Practical uses of aromatherapy candles:

  • Set the atmosphere and improve the ambience in many situations
  • Can be used in any room of your home and provide a wonderful enhancement.
  • Scented with essential oils or herbs that send messages of relaxation or rejuvenation to the mind and body
Set The Atmosphere | Sienna’s Rose
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Suit Your Needs

If you have decided to buy an aromatherapy candle, it’s important to learn what kind of scents are available, and what their benefits are. Although considered safe, in some cases essential oils can cause a reaction or mild side effects in some people. Read our post – Your Basic Essential Oils Care Kit to learn more about the first oils you should try.

Aromatherapy candles are the best cost effective means to relax and can rejuvenate your senses and body. Here’s a short list of some common aromas and their benefits:

  • Frankincense is warming.
  • Peppermint has a strong and minty aroma that can aid with alertness. Peppermint is an excellent remedy for respiratory problems and is widely used as an expectorant to remove nasal and respiratory congestion.
  • Lemon is also a strong scent and can help dispel fatigue. Lemon oil has also been used in treating coughs and colds and helps to relief symptoms of asthma. The high vitamin count of Lemon oils also makes it a great booster for the immune system too.
  • Jasmine smells as good as it sounds can help spark romance. It’s great when used in a bath, when you wish to feel luxurious.
  • Grapefruit is another citrus scent that can lift your spirits
  • Vanilla is very rich and helps to relieve tension and irritability.
  • Lavender is fresh and floral. Within aromatherapy, Lavender has a variety of health benefits. Its pleasant and calming scent makes it helpful in treating headaches, anxiety, depression, and emotional stress. It also increases mental stamina and helps to calm exhaustion.

Aromatherapy candles are cost effective, natural candles with many benefits over paraffin candles. Soy wax is most commonly used in making aromatherapy candles because it is natural, non-toxic, and a biodegradable renewable resource. It also burns slower and produces very little dust and smoke.

Until next time,

Sienna’s Rose

1 reply
  1. Eli Richardson
    Eli Richardson says:

    It’s great that you talked about candles and how they set a relaxing atmosphere at home! Recently, my wife started researching aromatherapy and healing crystals. My wife’s interested in creating a peaceful environment at our home, so I’ll be sure to share your tips with her! Thanks for the advice on how candles improve our state of mind!


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