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The Beauty of Aromatherapy Candles

The older we get, the more we realize that some things aren't about the fancy part of them but for the peace of mind and better mental state they bring. Aromatherapy candles are not only for the romance part of life only, but a lot of benefits for our mental health. These are the other benefits...

Scented candles are known to stimulate the limbic system, which is the part of the brain that is involved in our behavioural and emotional responses. This then means that there will be an involvement of the hormone Serotonin, which stabilizes our moods, feelings of well-being and happiness; our neurotransmitter friend Dopamine will also join the party, she plays a role in how we feel pleasure.

Yes, this goes deeper that just having a candle lit; it goes as far as helping us function better.

Scented candles create a warm and welcoming atmosphere in your home; it makes it more cozy. This helps you get that homely feeling which soothes the mind and help you relax, feel more calm and also help your brain take you to a more productive and positive mindset.

What's beautiful about scented candles is that they have a place in every room of the house; they are able to eliminate any odor in the room. They also give you a spa-like vibe in your bathroom and keep bugs away if you just want to relax outdoors.

It is mental health awareness month and to those struggling with anxiety, scented candles are known to being able to help with anxiety. This means you are able to use them for when you're meditating and trying to send all your intentions to the universe. Law of attraction! You can use them even when your praying. They help you get in touch with your spirituality. Who wouldn't want that!?

Get those scented candles and live a happy aromatherapy-driven life!

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