Candles have been existing as a source of light for more than 5,000 years. But over time,  candles have evolved from a practical source of light to a decorative accessory that brings a personal touch to one's home along with many different uses and benefits. Earlier candles were used only in sacred ceremonies to bring a peaceful atmosphere, but nowadays they symbolize celebration, signify romance, soothe the senses, help with your mental state and change the ambiance of any indoor setting. 

Aroma candles contain a combination of natural and synthetic fragrances. These fragrance materials are derived from essential oils such as lavender, jasmine, clary sage, bergamot etc. or from synthetic aroma chemicals. These concentrated substances that are derived from plants and resins help to stimulate the senses, gain energy, relieve stress, enhance concentration, manage pain and change our mood — to help us feel good. Here are few benefits of burning aromatic candles in your home:

  • It is a stress buster: Certain aromas are attractive and can provide soothing effects based on how the brain processes smells. The scent stimulates a part of the brain which reduces cortisol levels, the hormone involved in the body’s stress response and implements calming properties. Chamomile, bergamot, lavender, rosemary, lemon etc. are some of the common scents that are known to calm your anxiety and provide relaxation. 

  • It helps you remember positive memories: Fragrance is evocative. Scents and memories have a strong influence on our emotional state. Certain aromas remind you of a special memory and a happier time which can instantly lift your mood and make you feel better.

  • It helps you set the right ambiance: Aromatica candles set the mood of a place. The flicker of a candlelight along with the scents create a cozy and intimate atmosphere. They can be used to mark celebrations such as birthdays, weddings, anniversaries etc.
  • Adding an aromatic candle in your home will instantly make it feel warm and welcoming. 

  • It improves your mental focus: Certain scents stimulate your mind and produce hormones like serotonin and dopamine which help regulate the mood. Placing scented candles energizes your senses, increases focus and helps you become more productive.

  • It brings you comfort and confidence: We often encounter a lot of smells- pleasant and unpleasant, throughout the day. But the scent of your home is personal and does not smell like others. It shows off your individuality and personality. So coming back to that distinctive scent of your home is important as it contributes to your well-being.

  • Candles make the perfect gift to treat yourself! It is scientifically proven that aroma candles play an essential role in treating the physiological and psychological effects on the body. Therefore it is right to associate them with self-care. HEM offers a variety of pleasant fragrance candles that add a wonderful aroma to your space, help you relax, feel calm, energized and get a more productive mindset. Maintain a healthy relationship with yourself and take some time to relax with aroma candles.