How to Determine True Aromatherapy Candles

How to Determine True Aromatherapy Candles

Candles bring so much fresh aroma and calmness into a room, whether it’s for relaxation, for a candle light dinner, or for use as aromatherapy. Whatever the use is, candles will bring a nice fresh aroma to its recipient. One main reason people by scented candles is because many of us want to use it for aromatherapy, But what is aromatherapy and how can we as consumer determine we are actually getting what we purchased.

Aromatherapy is defined as the use of volatile plant oils, including essential oils, for psychological and physical health. Burning candles containing these oils is the most convenient and inexpensive ways to experience these benefits. Aromatherapy candles give off therapeutic vapors from its natural essential oils and fill the air with mood altering scents.

Burning aromatherapy scented candles can help with a variety of symptoms such as stress relief, antidepressant, headaches, and many other symptoms. In order to get the relief from symptoms you have to be using pure essential oils and natural waxes. True aromatherapy candles are produced with all natural waxes such as Beeswax, Soy or other Vegetable based waxes.

The main question many people wonder is how to select and purchase authentic aromatherapy candles. There are tons of candle websites out there who claim to make and sell aromatherapy candles so; I’m going to list several ways to help you determine real candle makers who create aromatherapy candles from those who are not.

1. True Aromatherapy Candles are made with all natural waxes. This could be soy wax, bees wax, or vegetable waxes but never paraffin waxes.

2. Aromatherapy Candles are created with all natural essential oils. These essential oils is what gives the candle it’s aromatherapy vapors so, aromatherapy candles created with synthetic fragrance oils are not true aromatherapy candles.

3. Aromatherapy candles contain no additives or harmful chemicals.

4. And lastly pure aromatherapy candles are dye free.

Because of the high amount of essential oil that must be present in the aromatherapy candle to make it scented, it can be very difficult to find truly scented aromatherapy candles, but with a little knowledge it can help you save a lot of time and money while searching for them.

A candle shop that sales true aromatherapy candles will have tell you right up front what their candles are created with and what kinds of essentials oils they use. Be aware of shops who states that their aromatherapy candles contain mostly natural products or are scented with fragrance oils instead of essential oils. So, when shopping for true aromatherapy candles make sure you know what exactly in the candle before you buy it. Also because aromatherapy candles use all natural essential oils and need a great deal of it to give off its therapeutic vapors these candles can be expensive but is worth it.

Aromatherapy Candles can help with many symptoms associated with different moods by altering them with its therapeutic vapors, so when shopping for them be sure to keep the above list in mind.



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