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Scented Essential Oil Candles - Bringing Aromatherapy into Your Home

Updated: Apr 11, 2023

Types of Essential Oil Candles

There are several different types of essential oil candles, each with its own unique benefits. Soya candles are the most popular type of essential oil candle and we work with a sustainably sourced soya wax. They burn cleanly, are made from natural ingredients, and are often more luxurious than other types of candles. Beeswax candles are also popular since they burn longer and have a natural honey scent. Coconut wax candles are another natural option that is becoming increasingly popular. Be aware of Mineral wax as this is a fancy name for paraffin wax or blended wax as natural waxes like soya, coconut and beeswax can then be blended with paraffin. So look for 100% natural wax when buying your candles.

How to Choose the Right Essential Oil Candle

Choosing the right essential oil candle is important if you want to get the most out of your candle-burning experience. Consider what type of scent you’re looking for and how long you want the candle to last. Think about where you’ll be burning the candle and what type of container or holder you’ll need. If you’re looking to create a calming atmosphere, consider choosing an essential oil candle with a relaxing scent with lavender, bergamot, vetiver, geranium essential oils in them.

Benefits of Using Essential Oils in Candles

Using essential oils in candles offers a variety of benefits. Essential oils are natural and provide a variety of therapeutic benefits. They can help reduce stress, improve mood, and even help with sleep. Essential oil candles can also help to purify the air and create a calming atmosphere.

How to Get the Most Out of Your Essential Oil Candle

Once you’ve chosen the right essential oil candle for your needs, there are a few tips to help you get the most out of your experience. Make sure to light the candle in a well-ventilated area and never leave the candle unattended. Trim the wick before each use to ensure the flame is not too tall. To get the most out of the scent, light the candle for 2-3 hours at a time. to ensure an even wax pool, and ensure the candle is far enough away from any flammable materials, children and pets.


Scented essential oil candles are a great way to bring natural aromatherapy into your home. With so many types of candles to choose from, it’s important to consider what type of scent you’re looking for, Relaxing Scented Candles to help calm your mood or energising scented candles to bring some much needed zest to your day. Our luxury candles will last from 30 to 45 hours depending on the size. Essential oil candles offer a variety of therapeutic benefits and the Elsie&Tom home fragrance range includes 6 energising fragrances and 6 relaxing fragrances. If you would like to know more about our Suffolk based Candle Company and our unique range of home fragrance blends, don't hesitate to get in contact with us and we will be happy to help.


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