Aromatherapy is a natural healing treatment that’s been used for thousands of years. It uses a wide variety of plant extracts to promote diverse health benefits. It works by stimulating receptors with aromatherapy scents, sending messages through the nervous system to the limbic system. Aromatherapy is known to treat both physical and psychological ailments. It works through your sense of smell and through skin absorption. Different products are used to induce aromatherapy including:  

  • Candles
  • Diffusers
  • Bath Bombs or Salt
  • Essential Oils
  • Facial Steamers

Many people use at least one of these methods for treatment. There are hundreds of scents you can use but different aromatherapy scents are used for a variety of results. Find out which scent is better for you.  

Aromatherapy & Health Benefits

Rosemary

It’s commonly known as a steak seasoning, it’s also one of the most common aromatherapy scents used. Rosemary has been known to improve brain functions through inhalation. Through topical methods, it’s been used to stimulate hair growth and provide mild pain relief. Some studies have shown that rosemary oil may even be as effective as minoxidil 2%; a common ingredient found in a lot of hair growth products like Rogaine. Evidence suggests that rosemary can also help reduce tissue inflammation, great for patients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis or other injuries. If rosemary is the perfect scent for you, then you should consider purchasing a Multicolored Tin Candle.  

Jasmine

Derived from beautiful white jasmine flowers and known for its sweet and alluring fragrance. It’s been used for centuries in perfume and has many health benefits associated with it. Jasmine oil promotes alertness and energy levels, therefore, leading some studies to believe it can effectively reduce depression symptoms. It has increased blood oxygen saturation levels and breathing rates in group studies. Jasmine oil is also antibacterial, meaning it has antiseptic properties that combat certain bacteria such as E. coli. Besides promoting mental health and being antibacterial, jasmine is also antispasmodic, can be used as a mild sedative and decrease menopause symptoms. Think you can reap the benefits of a jasmine scented candle? Then this Smokeless Soy-Based Candle will be your go-to.  

Matcha (Green Tea)

Matcha is also known as Japanese green tea, provides many benefits as a beverage because of high levels of antioxidants and other nutrients. But when it’s used in aromatherapy, it produces different effects such as relaxing your mind while sharpening your mental focus at the same time. It’s also great for relieving stress. As a body lotion or facial cream, its anti-ageing compounds promote softer and tighter skin and can be used to treat puffy eyes and dark circles. Matcha has a mild scent so it tends to not be as overwhelming as other aromatherapy scents. Purchase this Matcha Scented Tea Candle to experience the results first hand. 

Find Aromatherapy Scents At Wick & Wicked

Aromatherapy can be a great way to advocate for your overall well-being. It’s an alternative treatment that only uses natural resources. Besides matcha, jasmine and rosemary there are other scents available that’ll provide different treatments to other conditions. What are scents not listed here that you’re interested in learning about? Check out other scents at Wick and Wicked to see how they can help you. Candles are one of the easiest ways to reap the benefits of aromatherapy. Find your scented candle at Wick and Wicked today! Not only do they offer aromatherapy candles, but they also offer other candle accessories so that your candles can last longer and burn better. Enjoy the effects of aromatherapy with ease.