Aromatherapy Candles

Written by M J Plaster

Nothing turns a commonplace, ho-hum room into a radiant, inviting setting faster thanrepparttar flicker of a few ordinary candles scattered strategically throughoutrepparttar 100071 room. Add scented candles and you can quickly evoke childhood memories, transport your imagination to a tropical island, or infuserepparttar 100072 room withrepparttar 100073 crisp scent of a pine forest. Aromatherapy candles add yet another dimension torepparttar 100074 equation.

Aromatherapy candles release a small, but continuous stream of herbal and floral essential oils intorepparttar 100075 air as they burn. The chemicals inrepparttar 100076 essential oils enter your body as you breathe, and travel throughoutrepparttar 100077 body, includingrepparttar 100078 brain, throughrepparttar 100079 bloodstream. You receive subtle benefits asrepparttar 100080 chemicals interact with your body. Don't expect to receive full healing benefits by lighting a candle, but aromatherapy candles providerepparttar 100081 same dual benefits inherent in conventional aromatherapy in less concentrated doses: smell therapy and chemical reactions torepparttar 100082 essential oils.

Burn aromatherapy candles to alter, enhance, and improve your state of mind while adding a touch of nature's pure perfume to your surroundings. What a pleasant, powerful quick fix to an otherwise rotten day, not to mention a less destructive alternative to downing a pint of ice cream or a pound of chocolate to chase awayrepparttar 100083 blahs.

Let aromatherapy candles help setrepparttar 100084 right mood for others with whom you spend time. Your guests will only know that you have that "special something," that magical touch when it comes to hospitality.

Tips for Using Aromatherapy Candles:

Make sure that you purchase aromatherapy candles, not just scented candles. Look for labels that include "pure essential oils."

Selectrepparttar 100085 right candle forrepparttar 100086 situation. The best way to ensure that you have selectedrepparttar 100087 best candle to achieve your goal is to purchase a candle with labeling that reflects your desired effect.

Invigorate - Perhaps you arrive home lethargic and drained after a grueling day at work, and like so many other busy parents, your workday at home is just beginning—with no time for an intervening catnap. Treat yourself to a short break, and light an energizing aromatherapy candle. Invigorating candles typically contain some mixture of oils fromrepparttar 100088 mint and citrus families. The mint essential oils—peppermint, spearmint, basil, and eucalyptus—provide quick stimulation, revitalization, and an extra dose of energy. Other invigorating essential oils include cedar, rosemary, cinnamon, geranium, cassia, and vanilla.


Written by John Rocco

I hope all of you had a nice Thanksgiving Holiday. Sometimes we get so busy in our lives that we forget how fortunate we all are to live inrepparttar greatest country on this earth. Those brave men and women in our armed forces make it possible, so keep them in your thoughts and prayers.

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