Why scented candles have universal appeal
Handmade candles are a work of art, and are available in all possible fragrances, shapes, and sizes. Fragrance is the most important component and can transform a room can be transformed from vibrant and energizing to soothing and restful. Research has shown that scent acts as an emotional driver. Because our sense of smell is connected to emotional centers of the brain –certain scents are known to trigger feelings such as joy, energy, sensuality, etc. For example, the aroma of eucalyptus and lavender are used as aromatherapy candles for relaxation and stress release .
But burning a candle also influences a person to refocus and set new intentions. The Danish word Hygge means creating a “warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life with good people. The warm glow of candle light is hygge.” The illumination of a candle has an undeniably soothing effect, helping transform the scent of a space, and enhancing the ambiance of a room.