Scents to get us energised

Scents to get us energised

With the days getting shorter, mornings and evenings darker, and the weather colder, it’s easy to feel a little deflated at times. But what better way to pick yourself up than with a zesty, energising scent – guaranteed to put a spring in your step! Whether you’re feeling a little down in the dumps or you want to add a little colour to your home, our scented candles are sure to do the trick!

It’s no secret that our fabulous scented candles are powerful. From comforting you on dark, cold evenings, to enhancing your productivity when you’ve got a list of household chores – they’re useful in just about any scenario! According to aromatherapy expert Beverley Hawkins, scent is the most powerful of our senses and consequently has the ability to alter our brain activity. She explains that simply taking a sniff of scents like lemon, lavender, rosemary, jasmine or cinnamon can improve mood. Scents like these also have the power to boost energy levels, diminish headaches, increase confidence and invigorate the mind.

But what scents should we be taking advantage of right now? What ingredients are guaranteed to make us smile and give us some ‘get up and go’? Let’s find out…

Revitalising Jasmine

scents to get us energised

Jasmine’s therapeutic properties are said to restore energy and produce feelings of confidence, euphoria and optimism. It’s also a useful scent for fighting off depression and SAD, which affects many over the winter months.

Revitalise with:

Angel Scented Candles – our unique blend of dewberry, cassis, jasmine, rose, vanilla, patchouli, amber and a hint of chocolate.

Stimulating Rosemary

Scents to get us energised

We all get those days where it’s a struggle to get out of bed and wake up our foggy head. On those days you need rosemary. The essential oil helps to improve your focus and concentration. Traditionally referred to as the “herb of remembrance,” rosemary is said to improve memory and increase cognitive performance. It might just be the one to whip out before you do your Christmas shopping!

Stimulate your mind and body with:

Eden Scented Candles – a clean and fresh combination of herbs, spices, precious woods and fig.

Invigorating Peppermint

Scents to get us energised

Peppermint is a great scent for the season. Not only does it smell great, it also stimulates the brain, resulting in increased alertness and clear thinking. An ideal early morning scent to burn before work, you can be sure peppermint will set you up for the day!

Get invigorated with:

White Scented Candles – a delightful combination of black lavender, amber, sweet vanilla, mint and musk.

Energising Lemon

Scents to get us energised

If it’s a quick burst ofs energy you’re after you can’t get much better than lemon oil, or a combination of zesty citrus scents. Lemon has been found to increase oxygen flow to the brain, in turn enhancing our energy levels. It’s also commonly used in the office to increase staff productivity… not that we’d need that at Melt of course!

Get energised with:

Shine Scented Candles – an uplifting blend of armoise, grapefruit, bergamot, lemon, mandarin, with woody florals, rich amber and warm musks

What’s your favourite pick-me-up scent for winter? Tell us in the comments below or tweet us @MeltCandles

Posted on 19th Oct, 2015 by Cheryl Hook

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