Because of the popularity of aromatherapy in the field of relaxation and healing, hundreds of aromatherapy products are now being produced and made available to the market.
But, of all the aromatherapy products available, aromatherapy candles are considered the most popular ones. Aside from being easy to use and cheaper compared to other aromatherapy products; aromatherapy candles appeal to many because they are available in hundreds of scents, sizes, designs, shapes, colors, and textures.
People use aromatherapy candles to turn an ordinary room into a more cozy and inviting place where one can relax and relieve stress. Aside from turning an ordinary setting to an extraordinary ambiance, aromatherapy scented candles are also effective in evoking memories as it transports you to a place where you can find serenity.
Enjoying aromatherapy scented candles
Compared to other aromatherapy products that require accessories, aromatherapy candles are quite simple to use. What you need is a pack of your chosen scent and a match or lighter to unleash powerful and soothing scents that enhances mood, uplifts spirits while relieving tensions.
To enjoy the aromatherapy candle, here are some tips to consider when buying one:
1. Look for the “aromatherapy candle” label. Today, some people mistake aromatherapy candles with scented candles. Although both types are fragrant, they are quiet different in terms of effect. Scented candles only release fragrance to make the room smell nicer while the aromatherapy candle it lit that soothes the senses and lulls you into a relaxed mood.
2. Select the right type of aromatherapy candle for the situation. In buying or using aromatherapy candles, it is very important that you select the right candle for the appropriate situation. It is best to know the purpose of using the candle in order to achieve your desired effect. If you want to invigorate your senses, treat yourself to aromatherapy candles that have a mixture of oils from the mint and citrus families including peppermint, basil, eucalyptus, cedar, rosemary, cinnamon, geranium, and vanilla to easily stimulate and revitalize your senses. If you want to relax, choose aromatherapy candles that contain pure essential oils inspired from chamomile, lavender, and rose that can help you release stress. To breathe life to your creativity, choose aromatherapy candles that aid concentration including citrus essential oils such as lemon, orange, grapefruit, lemongrass, and bergamot. For sensual atmosphere, choose aromatherapy candles that are inspired from ylang ylang, vanilla, neroli, rose, clary sage, and sandalwood.
3. Always buy aromatherapy candles that complement each other. To avoid nausea caused by too many scents and fragrances, avoid burning candles that do not complement each other.