The power enchanted in scented candles!

The extremely beneficial influence of scented candles was described here. Today, we would like to delve deeper into the issue of their colours and scents. For particular scents are characterised by various properties – from soothing to energizing and stimulating, therefore, as you can see, they possess totally different effects. The choice of a scent is not simple, as the store shelves contain a great choice of interesting and tempting products. It is worth following both our liking, as in the case of scented cosmetics or perfumes, as well as the proved effects of the candles.

Popular candle scents and their effects:

Scented candles are made of specially chosen ingredients, which acquire particular properties when in combination with one another:

  • relaxing – if we need to calm our nerves, would like some rest, and peace and quiet, we ought to choose the following candle scents:
  • lavender
  • bergamot
  • tangerine
  • rose flower
  • cedar
  • sandalwood
  • cinnamon
  • coffee
  • vanilla
  • pine resin
  • honey
  • banana
  • strawberry
  • violet
  • hyacinth
  • stimulating – if we need a surge of energy, refreshment, we ought to search for candles with the following scents:
  • mint
  • rosemary
  • lemon
  • vervain
  • lemon grass
  • basil
  • eucalyptus
  • nutmeg flower
  • wormwood
  • coconut
  • forest fruits
  • orchid
  • jasmine
  • mango
  • pear
  • apple
  • pineapple
  • coriander
  • cherry
  • sour cherry
  • healing – if we want to get rid of such ailments as cough, headache, nervousness, stimulate digestion, strengthen the body, we ought to regularly use candles with the addition of such essential oils as:
  • anise oil
  • bergamot oil
  • basil oil
  • cedar oil
  • cinnamon oil
  • cypress oil
  • lemon oil
  • tea tree oil
  • rose oil
  • clove oil
  • juniper oil
  • pine oil
  • coriander oil
  • grapefruit oil
  • manuka oil
  • patchouli oil
  • dandelion oil
  • chamomile oil
  • sandalwood oil
  • peony oil


Colour scheme and the properties of candles:

As it turns out, apart from the scents of the candles, the colour scheme has also a significant influence on their users. Particular properties are assigned to particular colours, such as:

  • yellow – helps to concentrate, stimulates creativity and imagination
  • white – calms us down, possesses a relaxing effect, clears the mind
  • red – fuels emotions, is a source of energy, increases courage, enhances strength
  • pink – improves the mood, creates a positive and amiable aura
  • blue – calms us down, helps to maintain serenity, harmony, possesses a relaxing effect
  • green – stimulates creative thinking, calms us down, improves thinking
  • violet – enhances strength, improves concentration, stimulates emotions
  • silver – energizes, improves thinking and intuition, helps in acquiring knowledge
  • golden – improves thinking and attaining profits
  • orange – stimulates, energizes, stimulates to action, is a source of strength
  • peach – creates pleasant atmosphere and energy, calms us down
  • dark blue – clears the mind, stimulates to action, helps in the decision-making process
  • black – removes negative emotions, dispels negative energy
  • grey – neutralises energy, calms us down

In case of scented candles, it is definitely worth experimenting, trying out new scents and in that way choosing those which will have the most beneficial influence. The same applies to colour, size, or form of the scented candles. They ought to be adjusted to the individual needs and preferences of their users.

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