Fresh & Clean-Scented Candles To Relax Your Senses & Enhance the Comforts of Your Home
Home sweet home.
There's nothing quite like walking in the door after a long day and feeling your body relax in your happy place.
But while that sounds great in theory, it can be more than a little hard to relax when your nose catches a whiff of last night's salmon, the overstuffed kitchen trash, or your teenage son’s smelly gym socks.
Candles to the rescue! If you’re on the hunt for ways to help your home smell less like a locker room and more like your favorite spa, we can help.
A great way to help create the perfect homey atmosphere is by burning fresh-smelling candles.
Here are 5 clean and fresh candle scents that will help you breathe easy — and leave your home feeling tidy and refreshed.
Table of Contents
- 5 Clean-Scented Candles To Consider When Creating a Rejuvenating Space
- 5 Benefits of Burning Clean-Scented Candles
- Tiffany Moon’s AROMASTHESIA All-Natural Clean-Smelling Candles — The Best Candles To Make Home Feel Like Home
5 Clean-Scented Candles To Consider When Creating a Rejuvenating Space
Once you've inhaled a whiff of lavender’s mesmerizing scent, you'll never forget it.
Lavender is known for its light, delicate smell that is the perfect mix of:
- Woodsy; and
Lavender is an herb that makes a stunning addition to borders and perennial gardens. Its upright purple flower spikes, silvery-green foliage, and compact shrub-like form make it a stand-out favorite in any flower garden.
While it usually has a fairly mild aroma, some varieties of lavender have a more medicinal smell that is closer to the scent of rosemary or camphor.
With its lovely, stress-reducing scent, lavender is used in a wide variety of self-care products from candles to facial toner to lavender-infused Epsom salts. You may even find a sleep-inducing sprig of fresh lavender on your pillow at a classy hotel.
Sandalwood connoisseurs describe this unique, smell as:
- Sweet; and
However you describe it, sandalwood is a fresh scent you won’t be able to get enough of.
Derived from the most expensive woods in the world, the scent of sandalwood can only be extracted from the Indian Sandalwood tree of Southeast Asia.
The treasured scent of sandalwood is commonly used in candles, soaps, and fragrances for both women and men.
What does eucalyptus smell like? A koala bear, of course! Ba-dum-bum.
An evergreen native to Australia, Malaysia, and the Philippines, eucalyptus gives off a distinctly …
- Sweet; and
- Slightly medicinal
… fragrance that immediately entices your senses to come alive.
The scent of eucalyptus might make you think of rosemary, citrus, or one of the many varieties of mint.
With its bright, clean scent, eucalyptus is frequently used in cleaning supplies and dental products — and you may even catch a whiff of it at your favorite spa.
Rosemary is a woody evergreen that sports teeny, tiny, pine-looking needles, and is easy to grow in windowsill herb gardens.
Rosemary comes from the mint family, and carries a scent that is:
- Woody; and
The smell of rosemary can be pungent and is often used as a base note to lift other scents.
Fun facts — in days gone by, rosemary growing outside a house symbolized that a woman ruled the household. And it was also used to repel witches, so if your social circle is anything like mine, this could come in handy.
What does the word peppermint make you think of?
The holiday season? Stirring a mug of cocoa with a mini candy cane? A stick of Doublemint gum?
Peppermint’s distinctive scent is an uplifting blend of:
- Cool; and
The smell of peppermint is loved by young and old alike and provides a quick and refreshing pick-me-up to a weary soul.
5 Benefits of Burning Clean-Scented Candles
#1: Eucalyptus Fresh-Scented Candles Can Help You Breathe Easier
Long used as a natural remedy to help coughs, colds, and sinus congestion, eucalyptus has been proven to possess anti-inflammatory properties that can help you breathe easier.
Eucalyptus contains a natural component known as 1,8-cineole, also known as eucalyptol — which is where eucalyptus gets its anti-inflammatory characteristics.
Eucalyptus has been proven effective in:
- Relieving cough, cold, and sinus problems
- Providing relief from allergies
- Reducing the respiratory symptoms of the flu
The Aromasthesia Rocuronium candle is eucalyptus and all things fresh. Wouldn’t you love to burn this candle and unwind after a long day?
#2: Lavender Candles Can Reduce Anxiety and Stress
Know someone cranky, stressed, and constantly has her panties in a wad over one thing or another. Lavender can help!
The peaceful scent of lavender is well-known for its calming effect of inducing rest and relaxation by:
- Helping you think more clearly
- Lowering cortisol levels
- Decreasing stress; and
- Helping you fall asleep — and stay that way
Lavender lovers, be sure to pick up an Ondansetron candle or two for those times when you want to feel like you’re in a field of your favorite flowering plant.
#3: Rosemary Candles May Help Promote Focus and Memory
Rosemary’s fresh, woodsy scent is good for much more than just being the secret ingredient in your famous spaghetti sauce.
So if your brain is feeling a little foggy, or you’re on the verge of a minor mental breakdown, rosemary is the perfect stimulant to give your brain the boost it craves.
#4: Minty Candles Can Help Improve Your Mood
Feeling a little cranky? Do you need everyone in your house to just chill out before you lose your ish? Have you been feeling a little down in the dumps?
Try taking a sniff of peppermint, wintergreen, or spearmint.
Studies have found peppermint to be associated with a decrease in frustration levels.
Spearmint was also proven to enhance mood and make it easier to fall asleep at night.
Plus, the menthol component of the mint family acts as a mild antidepressant that:
- Helps your muscles relax
- Reduces anxiety and stress; and
- Allows you to get a good night’s sleep
#5: Sandalwood Candles Have Soothing Effects
Would you believe sandalwood can help lower your blood pressure? It's a fact!
Sandalwood contains a hypertensive agent shown to significantly reduce systolic blood pressure.
Sandalwood’s fresh, exotic scent can help relax your nerves, and your brain, to give you a much-needed sense of harmony and peace.
In Asia, where sandalwood originates, it’s said to bring …
- Harmony; and
… to weary minds.
Sandalwood and musk are perfectly paired in the Labetalol candle. So if you constantly feel like you need to take a chill pill, don’t sleep on this one.
Tiffany Moon’s AROMASTHESIA All-Natural Clean-Smelling Candles — The Best Candles To Make Home Feel Like Home
My Aromasthesia luxury candles are made with only the highest quality ingredients. Each candle is poured from premium soy wax that is triple-scented with essential oils and all-natural fragrances.
And they are …
- Paraffin free
- Phthalate free; and
- Paraben free
… meaning you can rest assured you're not inhaling all sorts of nasty fumes.
Each candle comes in a classy glass jar with an elegant yet funny label and includes a custom-designed Aromasthesia collector’s box.
Each one of my Aromasthesia candles is made right here in the good ‘ole USA. And a portion of your purchase helps provide support to victims of domestic violence through The Family Place.
Here’s just a sampling of my amazing luxury clean-scented candles to whet your appetite.
If you’re a human who needs to calm the F down, you can't go wrong with my Labetalol candle.
This relaxing blend of …
- Amber; and
… will help clear your head and put life back in its proper perspective.
The Labetalol candle is perfect for you if:
- You can feel your blood pressure rising
- You just got a text from your boss saying, “I need to see you in my office… now”
- You just got another speeding ticket
Just strike a match, light the wick, and breathe deep. Do you feel that feeling? It’s called not having a care in the world.
Burn my Labetalol candle and experience a little repose.
Ondansetron “Zofran” Candle
Imagine yourself chilling on the beach or eating a warm bowl of chicken noodle soup (homemade, of course).
That's the feeling you’ll get when you light up my Ondansetron candle. Nicknamed “Zofran” for short, this amazing blend is made up of:
- French lavender
- Mountain air
- Himalayan sea salt; and
- A touch of eucalyptus
The Ondansetron candle is great if:
- You just got back from a regrettable date
- You ate sushi from a slightly-sketchy food truck; or
- You've got a bun in the oven
This relaxing, fresh-smelling candle is the perfect answer to anything life may throw your way.