4 Health Benefits of Burning Candles

4 Health Benefits of Burning Candles

Candles have been used for thousands of years as a light source and for ceremonial purposes. In modern times, with eclectic light and technology booming, it can be hard to tell where candles fit into our lives now. Scented candles are the most popular form, but did you know that scented candles are good for more than just making your house smell good. Burning candles can actually have significant positive effects on your health. If you want to improve your health every day, just by lighting a candle, then Walkerville Candles has the perfect candles to help you create better health. Our handmade Canadian candles can help you make your space smell better and improve your health. If you want to learn more about the benefits of candles keep reading or shop our candles now!

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Calms The Mind

Candles can transform a space through scent and change the way we feel about a space. If you are feeling uncomfortable in a space, you can change the atmosphere around you just by lighting a candle. Floral and herbal aromas like lavender and peppermint have been proven to help treat psychological disorders and other disorders through aromatherapy. Candles can relieve stress and help with anxiety and depression.

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Supports Restful Sleep

Candlelight nights are beneficial to restoring your body's natural sleep rhythms. Disconnecting from blue light and technology before bedtime can improve your sleep health and patterns. By turning off your phone and all the lights and lighting candles to see before you go to bed, you can greatly improve the quality of your sleep.

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Improves Mood

Cortisol is the hormone that activates your body's alarm system. Issues in our day-to-day lives cause high levels of cortisol in the system. High levels of cortisol can cause feelings of stress and anxiety that can be hard to alleviate. Burning scented candles can lower cortisol and alleviate stress and anxiety. Certain candles can also induce the chemical creation of serotonin and dopamine in the brain to help improve mood.

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Stimulates Memory

Specific scents can stimulate memory in the brain. Certain scents can activate the limbic system which controls our memories and emotions. Scents, memories, and emotions are intertwined. By lighting a candle with a specific scent, you can induce pleasant memories that can make you feel good.

Candles are a great way to improve your space but also your health.

From relieving stress and improving mood, to helping you sleep and remember better, there are many benefits of burning candles. Whatever kind of candle or scent you need, the expert candle makers at Walkerville Candles have the right candles for you. Our handmade candles are well suited to all your health needs. To see our wide variety of candles and scents, visit our website and shop our candles today!

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