The use of Essential oils has long been a part of daily life and it seems, lately, essential oils are becoming a part of more ingredient lists and “made with essential oils” is becoming more common in things we use everyday. From medicines to haircare to skincare and soaps, perfumes and candles.
Below is a list of the oils we use in our scents and a short description of their aroma as well as how they may benefit you when inhaled by burning your scented candle.
Ajowan Seed Strong spicy, herbaceous aroma. Can help stabilize your mood.
Basil Herbacious aroma. Promotes focus and alertness.
Bergamot Citrusy and fresh aroma. Can calm and soothe a stressed mind.
Cardamom Warm, spicy aroma. Help calm frustration, offers a natural boost in mental clarity and memory
Cassia Strong, spicy aroma, a smell similar to cinnamon. Promotes emotional well-being and calms the mind
Cedarwood Woody, earthy and balsamic aroma. Can calm an overexcited mind.
Chamomile Sweet and herbaceous aroma. Has a calming effect on emotions.
Cinnamon Warm, spicy aroma, helps purify the air and can create an extra boost of energy
Citronella Lemony scent. A fresh, welcoming aroma.
Clove Spicy, warm aroma. Helps sustain wellness of the body, mind and spirit by uplifting the mood and strengthening focus.
Eucalyptus Fresh, clean, medicinal aroma. Promotes and stimulates a healthy immune system and calms overexcited nerves.
Fir woodsy and refreshing scent. Grounding and calming aroma
Frankincense Slightly spicy, sweet and woody aroma. Enhances deep meditation while bringing on calm and relaxation
Geranium Strong floral, rose-like aroma. Promotes peaceful and spiritual feelings
Ginger Strong, spicy aroma, a smell similar to cinnamon. Promotes emotional well-being and calms the mind
Grapefruit Citrusy, fresh, slightly bitter aroma. Promotes balance from everyday mental stress and fatigue encourages a joyful mood.
Hyssop Slightly sweet scent. Stimulates creativity and meditation.
Juniper Spicy, woody yet fresh aroma. Has a calming and grounding effect. Helps cleanse the air.
Lavender Herbaceous, sweet and woody aroma. Promotes metal well-being, induces calm and encourages restful sleep.
Lemon Clean, fresh and fruity aroma. Can energize your mood
Lime Refreshing and energizing aroma. Helps to purify the air. Uplifts, energizes and balances.
Myrrh Warm and earthy aroma, promotes calmness and inner peace
Neroli Strong citrusy and floral aroma. Uplifts the mood, encourages creativity and relieves nervous tension
Nutmeg Warm, spicy aroma. Energizing and uplifting. May help overcome fatigue.
Orange Citrusy, refreshing and sweet aroma. Can reduce nervousness and tension, and strengthen focus
Oregano Strong herbaceous, spicy aroma. Creates a comforting environment.
Patchouli Rich, herbaceous, musky aroma. Is deeply relaxing.
Peppermint Minty, cool and invigorating aroma. Boosts energy and alertness.
Petitgrain Bigarade Citrusy and floral aroma. Can clear the mind and mood and promotes metal clarity
Pine Strong clean and refreshing aroma. Gives a feeling of grounding of emotions.
Rosemary Strong herbaceous and slight woodsy aroma. Creates an energizing environment and promotes a sense of clarity
Rosewood Slightly floral but peppery aroma. Great calming oil.
Sage Musky, herbal and warm aroma. Can calm and relax the mind
Sandalwood Sweet, woody aroma. Reduces irritability and promotes restful sleep.
Spearmint Fresh, minty, herbal aroma. Promotes energizing feelings of overall wellness. Evokes a sense of focus and positive mood.
Marjoram Warm, spicy aroma. Promotes relaxation and a restful nights sleep.
Tangerine sweet, citrusy aroma. Fragrant, calming aroma
Tea Tree Medicinal and herbaceous aroma. Refresh and invigorate the mood.
Thyme Strong, fresh, herbaceous and medicinal aroma. Promotes and stimulates a healthy immune system
Vetiver Strong citrusy and floral aroma. Uplifts the mood, encourages creativity and relieves nervous tension
Ylang Ylang Sweet, floral aroma. Calms your mind and helps alleviate everyday stress and tension