Top Scents Guaranteed to Uplift and Improve Your Mood
Aromatherapy has a long history of useful, well noted applications. In particular, many scents are known for assisting in the relief of stress or simply helping to bring a bit of joy to someone. Both Candles and wax melts in particular are useful for getting the full therapeutic impact of whatever scent you choose.
Of course, there are so many wildly available scents that it can be hard to know where to start, or what might really work for you. To help you get started, here are five easy to find scents that are bound to uplift your mood and clear your head and bring a lasting state of calm, whether you’re doing everyday chores or meditating by your bed.
When it comes to happy scents, most fragrance studies show vanilla to be the top dog. In particular, many studies on fragrance and the effect they have on moods, have overwhelmingly found that the rich aroma of vanilla bean makes people feel happy, relaxed, and crave sweets.
Naturally invigorating and clean smelling, there’s a good reason as to why eucalyptus scents are so commonly used in aromatherapy. In fact, its strong, menthol-like smell is even known to help the airways and sinuses during a cold. Combine with peppermint to really get the full soothing and healing effect.
Happiness is a warm cookie, and there are few things more nostalgic and comforting than the smell of fresh pastries in the oven. While there are many flavors of cookie that have translated over to the candle world (e.g sugar, chocolate chip, oatmeal), they are all but guaranteed to provide almost anyone with a sense of melty, indulgent comfort. Just try not to get too hungry while having this scent waft around your room!
This humble but mighty purple flower has been studied for many years for its medicinal uses and applications in aromatherapy. In particular, the scent that is derived from its essential oils is used for relieving symptoms of anxiety and depression. Pair with a nice warm bath and some tea to ensure maximum relaxation after a particularly stressful day.
There are few fruits (aside from citrus, which we’ll get to) that seem to bring to mind the idea of summer fun more than peaches. This is a sweet, inviting scent that is bound to bring you to your happy place with visions of fresh pies or sweet, cool drinks.
A naturally bright, refreshing scent that always seems to hit just the right spot between “way too sweet smelling” (which is not great when you’re trying to relax) and “barley kinda there”. Often combined with many other scents to form a medley of therapeutic, invigorating scents that remind you of warm summer days at the beach, relaxing in the sun, or a variety of tasty baked goods. It’ll be like having the best of a relaxing summer morning right in your bedroom!
Citrus smells are great if you need a pick-me-up. All citrus scents are reputed to lift your mood, but lemon scents, in particular, have been shown to reduce stress, boost energy and alertness, and leave a positive impression on others. Typically, most people tend to associate lemony scents with femininity, cleanliness, and happiness.
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All of these scents and more are available as hand made, safe, quality candles at Krazykandle. Whether you’re looking for a way to relax at home or liven up any party, our candles and wax melts will help enhance any interior, turning it into an immersive aeromatic feast for the senses.