The Benefits of Fragrance
According to the Sense of Smell Institute, exposure to various fragrances has a multitude of physical benefits. With this in mind, take a look at our grand selection of soy candles for sale. H&S Gifts and Candles carries an extensive collection of floating soy candles and other unique candles. Let’s take peppermint for instance; it has been found to have a positive impact on athletic performance. Whiffs of peppermint in the office could possibly increase alertness and attention to mundane tasks, and studies have found that peppermint improves a person’s mental well-being.
Studies have also found that Vanilla-like fragrance has significantly reduced stressful or anxious feelings about MRI scans. To reduce stress the scent of Vanilla, Vanilla with a hint of coconut, Lavender or Cinnamon with citrus can help.
Feeling Sad? White sage just might be the very thing to cheer you up. Are you missing out on a good night’s sleep try using Candles that have the fragrance of Lavender or Chamomile and Bulgarian Rose.
Advantages of Soy Candles
Did you know that in 1992 a fellow by the name of Michael Richards started looking for a cheaper alternative to beeswax, found that hydrogenated soybean oil could be used to make soy candles, and by adding different kinds of fragrances would produce beautifully scented soy candles.
Another thing that you may or may not know is the fact that the EPA has reported that they have found HIGH levels of lead and other metals in imported candles and they have also found that petroleum based ( paraffin ) candles tested positive for toxins like formaldehyde and other chemicals that I can’t even pronounce. The worst part is that petroleum based candles give off an excessive amount of soot causing damage to your home or office.
Soy being made from soybeans, making it all natural and renewable source and thereby a favorite chose for those with young children or pets and the environmentally conscious. One clear advantage of soy is that they are non-toxic, producing less soot than paraffin or other petroleum based candles.
Soy candles are made from natural materials, making them a good choice for the environmentally conscious. Another advantage of soy is the ease in which spills or drips can be cleaned up, making containers easily recyclable. It is important to keep the wicks of your soy candles trimmed to ¼ of an inch, which will maximize the number of hours that your candle will burn and prevent the development of soot from too high of a flame. Check out our grand selection of soy candles for sale throughout our website.