Bali Homemade Aromatherapy candles
Aromatherapy candles are merely fragrant candles and have no essential oils
at all. While there may be a pleasant scent and the pretty flicker of light it isn't
doing anything for you in the way of aromatherapy.
Aromatherapy candles are made with the most natural of ingredients. Making
an aromatherapy soy candle is not in any way as difficult as you might assume.
First you should decide what shape of candle or candles you want. Most
experienced aromatherapy soy candle makers will recommend using a jar or
other glass container, as this is the easiest and least messy candle method.
Aromatherapy candles are created by placing special aroma-generating oils
from certain plants within the candle wax. Essential oils are generally distilled by
steam or water from the flowers, leaves, bark, stems, or roots of a plant.
Although they are referred to as "oils," essential oils are not actually oily feeling.
There are a couple of exceptions, however, such as orange, patchouli, and
lemongrass, all of which are yellow or amber in color. Essential oils are not the
same as perfume or fragrance oils because these products are artificially created
or contain artificial substances. In addition, they do not offer the therapeutic
benefits of essential oils. Provide valuable physical and psychological effects
because they allow the user to inhale the essential oils as the candle is burned.
The wax itself actually retains the scent of the honey, but many candles are
scented with essential oils to add the desired fragrance. Paraffin contains
carcinogens that are released into the air when the candle is burned. Many
people are not aware of the dangers of paraffin, and continue to use this
potentially harmful candle wax material. Beeswax candles are a bit more
expensive than paraffin, but well worth it.
They burn longer and cleaner, and are worth the expense if you are looking for a
safe candle that is of the highest quality. You will find that natural beeswax