Aromatherapy: Using Scent to Change Your Mood

Throughout the day, we are subject to many different kinds of emotions, whether it’s stress, anxiety, fatigue, or sadness.  But did you know that simply lighting a candle can do wonders for the mind, body, and soul?  Read below to see how the healing powers of aromatherapy and our true-to-life fragrant candles can work for you.

Bergamot: This lovely aroma is described as fresh, lively, fruity, and sweet.  Bergamot is an excellent deodorizer and also helps fight viruses.  Its aromatherapy qualities are uplifting, inspiring, and confidence building.

Village Candle matches: Mandarin Sunflower Radiance Collection, Balsam Fir Décor Collection, Balsam Fir Village Classics, Balsam Fir Premium Round, Canyon Sunset Premium Round, and Rainbow Radiance Collection.

 

Cedarwood:  This balsamic-woody aroma evokes a feeling of inner strength and is used to ease stress and anxiety as well as treat congestion.

Village Candle matches: Cherry Blossom Radiance Collection, Black Bamboo Décor Collection, Black Bamboo Premium Round Collection, Christmas Tree Premium Round Collection, Freedom Freshener, and Siberian Pine Radiance Collection.

 

Cinnamon: Warm with a floral-enhancing effect, this wonderful fragrance improves moods, vigor, and concentration.

Village Candle matches: Apple Pumpkin Décor Collection, Apple Pumpkin Limited Edition Premium Round, Apples & Cinnamon Premium Round, Baked Apple New Kitchen Collection, Cinnamon Bun Premium Round, Cinnamon Spice Décor Collection, Cinnamon Spice Glass Pillar Collection, Cinnamon Stick Classic Kitchen, Warm Apple Pie Premium Round, Mulled Cider Décor Collection, Mulled Cider 38 oz. Sq Village Classics, and Orange Cinnamon Premium Round.  

 

Eucalyptus: This distinct fragrance has a minty, pine scent.  Typically used for medicinal purposes, Eucalyptus opens sinuses and bronchial passages to help treat coughs, colds, and relieve headaches.

Village Candle matches: Country Pine Cone New Kitchen Collection and Citrus Herb Village Classic.  

 

Jasmine: This delicate aroma is described as rich with a honey-like sweetness and is used to fight stress and anxiety, treat insomnia, and relieve anger.

Village Candle matches: Cherry Blossom Radiance Collection, Cherry Blossom Premium Round, Gardenia Premium Round, Sweet Tea Premium Round, Natural Cotton Décor Collection, Pure Linen Premium Round, Summer Breeze Décor Collection.

 

Lavender: Sweet with a balsamic and floral fragrance, lavender is used to balance, sooth, calm, relax, and heal.  Its properties help treat nervous and sleep disorders, exhaustion, and headaches.  It is also known to soothe infants, a helpful tool for every new mother.

Village Candle matches: French Lavender Décor Collection, Lavender Mist Radiance Collection, Lavender Premium Round, Wish Upon a Star Premium Round, Pure Linen Premium Round, and Citrus & Sage Décor Collection.

 

Lemon: Evocative of a lemon’s fresh ripe peel, this aroma is cheerful, uplifting, and refreshing.  Its main function is to enhance mental clarity and improve memory, but also acts as a stress reliever with anti-depressant type effects.

Village Candle matches: Hibiscus Décor Collection, Hibiscus Premium Round, Lemon Pound Cake Premium Round, Celebration 38 oz. Sq. Village Classics, Sun Splash Glass Pillar Collection, Pinkalicious Glass Pillar Collection, and Citrus & Sage Décor Collection.

 

Patchouli: This intense and complex aroma is described as earthy, rich, sweet, balsamic, woody, and spicy.  It is an exotic scent that is romantic, soothing, and sensual.

Village Candle matches: Canyon Sunset Premium Round, Eternal 26 oz Premium Round, Patchouli Peppercorn Décor Collection, Snowberry Radiance Collection.

 

Peppermint: A powerful, sweet, and menthol aroma, peppermint is used to enhance alertness and memory.  It is the perfect scent to help you wake up in the morning.

Village Candle matches: Chocolate Peppermint Swirl New Kitchen Collection and Peppermint Mocha Limited Edition Premium Round.  

 

Rose: This sweet fragrance is warm, intense, and rich.  It is known to be both an anti-depressant and aphrodisiac that lifts moods and enhances relaxation.

Village Candle matches: Just For You Premium Round, English Garden Radiance Collection, Lily of the Valley Premium Round, Wild Rose Décor Collection, Wild Rose Premium Round, Exotica Radiance Wooden Wick Collection, and Summer Breeze Décor Collection.

 

Sandalwood: Described as a sweet-woody, warm aroma, sandalwood is used to calm nerves and increase confidence.

Village Candle matches: Wild Rose Décor Collection, Wild Rose Premium Round, Egyptian Sandalwood Premium Round, Eternal 26 oz Premium Round, Fireside Radiance Collection, Mountain Current Radiance Collection, and Vanilla Sandalwood Radiance Collection.

 

Vanilla: This lingering, sweet fragrance is used to calm, comfort, and provide balance.

Village Candle matches: Baked Apple New Kitchen Collection, Caramel Almond Cookie New Kitchen Collection, Creamy Vanilla Premium Round, Maple Butter Classic Kitchen, Maple Butter Premium Round, Salted Caramel 26 oz Premium Round, Sweet Buttercream Premium Round, Sweet Buttercream New Kitchen, Vanilla Caramel Swirl Premium Round, Vanilla Cupcake Décor Collection, Vanilla Cupcake Premium Round, Cherry Vanilla Swirl Décor Collection, Cherry Vanilla Swirl Premium Round, and Vanilla Pear New Kitchen Collection. 

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