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Just a Few of the Many Benefits of Buying Scented Handmade Candles Online

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Homemade scented candles for sale improve the ambiance of your home and lift your mood. Just having them around with the lid off can instantly freshen a space with its fragrance. The scent that emanates from a candle that has not been lit is called cold throw. Hot throw is the smell when the candle is lit. Some waxes and wax blends tend to release a stronger scent. Paraffin wax and wax blends are known to have a strong fragrance. When the candle is lit the soft glow of light flickering helps create a calming atmosphere and its warmth melts a pool of wax around the wick and releases more scent.

The scent of candles can have a real therapeutic effect as chemicals in the brain react to different fragrance notes. Lavender, for instance, is well known for its relaxing properties and can help with insomnia. Jasmine and sandalwood are also very calming scents. Smelling citrus can boost serotonin which makes you feel happy and reduce the stress hormone, norepinephrine. Vanilla is an uplifting mood booster that can also reduce cravings.

While there are many types of candles available, there are lots of handmade candles online often produced by small businesses and organizations. This is an easy and relatively inexpensive way to support local or American businesses or organizations with a worthy cause by purchasing their homemade scented candles for sale.

If you are interested in handmade candles online in support of a good cause, then check out 3R Candles today.