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Benefits of Scented Candles & Effects on Mind & Body

Updated: Oct 12, 2020

Pamper yourself with a treat of a massage spa at home with scented candles or essential oils diffuser at home. Look at this current situation as we have been gifted TIME; to give time for friends, family, and yourself and take a break. Human beings and earth have given time to repair and heal themselves. The way Mother Nature is healing and restoring the ozone layer, the same way humans should start taking care of their vessel (body). Eat lots of fruits and veggies to boost your immune system.

Take some time to connect with your mind & body to do yoga or yet, a better option, a massage therapy spa at home. One way to do is lighting scented candles in your room. There are so many organic scented candles and aroma diffusers available in the market with so variants of fragrances, shapes & sizes.

Different scents are understood to have different effects on our mind & body. Some can help you relax and calm down like Lazy Lavender scented candles, Sandalwood scented candles to calm nerves, like lemon or jasmine scented candles to reduce levels of stress & anxiety, a few others like Peppermint scented candles to enhance alertness and Spicy Vanilla to uplift your mood and battle fatigue stage with its invigorating properties.

If you want to know how these organic scented candles can improve your health with all these blends of essential oils, keep reading to discover more.

Do scented candles help you relax?

Yes. There's an ample amount of researches done to prove how scent receptors talk to the brain and change our psychophysiological behavior.

The sense of smell plays an important role in the physiological effects of mood, stress, and working capacity.

What are aromatherapy candles?

Aromatherapy Candles are purely made of organic & natural products. It contains pure essential oils and no synthetic scent. At Surprise Element's studio, we only use waxes derived from plants or vegetables like coconut wax, jasmine wax, lemon wax, soy wax, & sunflower wax, etc and pure organic blends of essential oils.

what do aromatherapy candles do?

Lighting a scented candle at home elevates the psychophysiological behavior of the mind, body & the aura of your home too.

  • For your mind

When you inhale the aroma evaporating out of the scented candle, it stimulates the part of the brain that takes care of our emotions. It has a positive effect on our emotional & mental states. You must have noticed, sometimes a particular fragrance triggers a wave inside that connects to a particular moment from your memory. It can be your favorite dish, or a movie, or an activity, or a person.

  • For your body

Let’s try and understand human anatomy a bit. When the molecule receptors of fragrance from the air enter the nose; an electrical charge is generated, which then signals the brain through our nervous system.

Subsequently, the brain sends signals to the body i.e. 50 trillion cells approx. to relax and calm down.

Studies have shown that certain fragrance helps maintains blood pressure, muscle tension, pupil dilation, skin temperature, pulse rate, and brain activity. 

  • For Your Home

Just imagine what fragrance candles do to your body cells with essential oils. Now imagine the same pleasantness dispersing at your home by uplifting the energy of your home. 

Effects of Essential Oils on the mind & body
Lighting a Candle at Home

Many ancient civilizations, including Egypt, China, and India, have used aromatherapy as a popular complementary & alternative therapy for more than thousands of years.

The tradition has passed on from generations, so take full advantage of this massage therapy and be happy, relax, and be productive at the same time and stay positive at home.

Here are a few scented candles you can try if want to change the energy at your home and create a bliss state of mind.

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