Take this introductory guide to aromatherapy, life needs a scented ritual!
- November 25, 2022
When you are physically and mentally tired, do you smell the fresh smell of grass and trees, do you feel peace and instant healing? The sweet scent of flowers in spring and the freshness of a tangelo in summer, every relaxing day should be surrounded by a fragrant mist.
Aromatherapy can be considered as a kind of aromatherapy. Among other things, the effect of relieving stress and balancing the spirit is very effective. The aroma of aromatherapy products is mainly extracted from fruits, flowers, leaves, roots or seeds of plants, and has antibacterial, sterilizing and detoxifying effects. After a certain period of heating, it can reduce the bacteria in the air.
If you live in the south, lighting a scented candle in a humid environment will not only make the air a little drier, but also remove musty smells from your home. On a rainy day, listening to the sound of rain outside and enjoying the warm and fragrant candlelight at home, the value of the mood instantly increases~
Besides being a refreshing scent, beautiful scented candles are also an attractive tool to enhance your home style. Some scented candles seal the petals and leaves of the fragrance source at the same time in a candle that is completely filled. natural wind at a glance.
There are three main things to consider when choosing scented candles: 1. Are the wax ingredients safe and natural? 2. What is your favorite type of fragrance? 3. Packing, in addition to the beautiful appearance, the bottom of the candle cup should be thicker.
Because the manufacturing process of the candle itself is relatively simple, many small workshops can make it. However, improper use of candles from low-quality raw materials can jeopardize health. The raw materials for scented candles include paraffin wax, beeswax, vegetable wax and soy wax. Among them, the ingredients of vegetable wax, beeswax and soy wax are natural and environmentally friendly, and they are mixed with vegetable essential oils. They smell better and less black smoke when burning and also easy to clean.
In addition, the surface area of scented candles tends to be larger than conventional candles. The more tears on the surface of the candle, the stronger the scent will be. Therefore, the size of the candle will determine the intensity of the scent. aroma when burning The size should also be determined according to the size of the room where the candles are placed and your own needs.
Products used for aromatherapy other than scented candles include incense bottles, incense sticks, essential oils, etc. An aromatherapy bottle consists of aromatherapy oil or perfume and natural flying vines.All ingredients are derived from natural plant extracts.Fragrance soars quietly in the air through the vines that act as a medium. The fragrance lasts for a long time. And a large bottle can evaporate for a long time in the corner. It can also be found in many high-end hotels.
In addition to different scents, different essential oils extracted from plants also have different effects. If you have trouble sleeping at night, light a candle with lavender essential oil before bed to calm your nerves and relieve insomnia. Lighting a candle with basil essential oil for a cold can also relieve headaches and migraines. Rosemary essential oil can refresh the mind, while sweet orange essential oil can effectively calm the mind. These are good guidelines for choosing "Which candle should I light today?"~
There are a few small tips for using it:
1. Do not light regular candles and scented candles at the same time, otherwise the scent will be sucked out.
2. Trim the wick more often when the candle is burning to reduce black smoke. (You can start with special candle wick scissors!)
3. Chill the candle in the refrigerator for a few hours before use to slow down the rate at which the candle burns.
4. Do not place candles in direct sunlight, otherwise the color may fade or the scent will be released.