Best Scented Candles for Aromatherapy That Works

Updated: Aug 4, 2020

For a perfect aromatherapy experience all you need is a scented candle made with pure essential oils. Only soy wax isn't enough.

Health Benefits of Aromatherapy Candles

Each essential oil we use in our natural soy wax candles has different positive effect on body and mind health. Aromatherapy candles is one of the best ways for relaxation. To light a natural candle when you return home will balance your mind and let you get away from your everyday life routine. But what are the benefits of the essential oils? Which essential oil is the best for you? Lets find out the essential oils that we use in our candles and aromatherapy wax melts together!


Lavender Oil for Relaxation

Lavender oil never surprises: you will feel like walking in a lavender field in a sunny day. To make your space as stressless as a lavender field, essential oil is the way. Lavender oil effects on your mood is exceptional as it is relaxing and is good for anti stress aromatherapy. If you are experiencing anxiety this is the cure known since the ancient times.

Proudly, all of our candles are plant based. Made with natural ingredients such as soy wax and essential oils. What makes a lavender scented candle special is the fresh and reviving scent spread into your space.


Eucalyptus Oil Refreshes

So what are the effects of eucalyptus oil to the body? It helps to relieve respiratory issues like bronchitis, sinusitis and more common health issues like chest coughs. But it's not the only benefits of eucalyptus oil. We can list the health benefits of eucalyptus as following: antiseptic, antibacterial, disinfectant, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, decongestant, insecticidal, stimulant and deodorant.

Rosemary Oil to Help Focusing

Along the relaxation effect, rosemary oil is good for improving memory. Also by stimulating the brain, it helps focusing. If you are looking for something to boost concentration while studying or working on a project, rosemary essential oil benefits are just for you.

Grapefruit Oil is Antifungal

The bitter member of the citrus fruits family is known for it's antifungal properties. Grapefruit essential oils are used videly in all sorts of aromatherapy products and cosmetics. Did you ever consider it combining it with lavender? Well, we did and it has an unbelievably pleasant smell. Try it now and refresh your space with our Grapefruit-Lavender scented soy candles blended with only natural essential oils.

Cedarwood Oil to Relieve Cough

Think about getting fresh air during an outdoor walk. It will certainly recharge your energy, boost your mood and make you feel refreshed. Cedarwood essential oil will make you feel in a forest.

The Big Question: Aromatherapy Candle or Essential Oil Diffuser?

Essential oil diffusers are being popular more and more every day, but you need electricity to use them. You may want to continue your aromatherapy sessions while traveling. So what is the best way to keep your balance everywhere? All natural soy candles with essential oils is the best way for it. You can light your travel candle tin everywhere you want and scent the space you are in with the natural scent of the essential oils. Why would you need an electric machine while your balance is affected by them?

How to choose a scented candle?

First of all not every candle is natural, so what would be the best way to choose a scented candle? If you are willing to buy a gift candle to your family or friend, better to know how to choose it. Buying candle as a gift is a really warm sign of love. Scented candles creates a very special ambiance in the space lit. But you have to be sure that this candle doesn't pollute your air, especially if the room isn't aired.

First Thing to Look in a Candle: the Wax

The main ingredient of all candles is the wax. There are mostly 3 possibilities to make a candle: vegetable wax (mostly soy wax), beeswax or paraffin wax. The most natural option for candles is the beeswax, and it's also the first type of wax used to make candle throughout history. But we have to say that beeswax isn't vegan because it's obtained from honeycombs. So here is the question: Is Soy Wax Vegan? Yes! If you are vegan you can use soy candles with a peace of mind. For the paraffin, there isn't much to say, it's obtained from petrol. Even though there are some people defending that it's not harmful to the body, when you think that you inhale the wax mixed to the air, it will unavoidably have a negative effect.

For scented candles the best base ingredient is soy wax. But What Is Soy Wax? It's extracted from soy bean, that's why soy candle is natural. The other positive aspect of soy wax is that it's the best base for scented candles. So the next time when you will buy scented candles, be sure that it's made with vegetable wax.

Second Most Important Thing: the Scent

Most of the candle companies use fragrance to make scented candles. Not only the smell of it is too strong, it is also harmful for you and for the environment. That's why as HAZE Candles, we are using only essential oils in our scented candles. Because we respect ourselves and the environment.

Using essential oils in scented candles gives our candles a more natural scent. When you smell the Aurora scented candle you will feel yourself in an impressive view before the sunrise, or in a lavender field. If you prefer more greener smells, like being in a forest just after the rain you will love Misty Woods. Or you can prefer more zesty notes, in that case Orangerie will bring freshness to you day.

Don't Skip the Wick: Cotton Wicks

A candles wick is also an important part of the candle. You don't want to have a mushroom affecting the flame of your candle, and if it's soothing it's even worse. But not only this, you have to be sure that the candle's wick is made from cotton in order to have a natural well burning light. And here is tip for all candle lovers: always trim your wick to 5 mm to have the best light.


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