Candles for Mental Health

Candles for Mental Health

Happy Friday!

Have you ever wondered if different fragrances could actually help you take control of your mood? Here are a few scented candles that can be used to support with anxiety or stress:
  • lavender - relaxes instantly both mind and body
  • sage - lifts mood
  • cinnamon - makes you feel refreshed
  • orange - reduces stress
  • lemon - improves mood
  • apple - controls anxiety 
  • peppermint - wakes up your mind and enhances focus 
  • frankincense - helps battle anxiety and gives great stress relief
  • sandalwood - relaxes and calms body and mind
  • vanilla - increases happiness levels, uplifts your mood and stimulates feelings of relaxation and joy

Tips to increase your sense of calm

  • Enhance your meditation space with candlelight
  • Candle gazing can be a meditation
  • Light your favorite relaxation scent and winding down with a lovely book
  • Incorporating candlelight with a relaxed exercise routine such as mindfulness, tai chi or yoga
After a stressful day or situation try and soothe yourself by lighting an aromatherapy candle and allow its scent to take you to a soothing place where you can relax and enjoy the rest your day. 

Marin and Kami
Wick and Mortar Studio + Poppy and Pomelo 
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