If you are anything like most people, catching a whiff of a scented candle display induces you to stop and smell the offerings. While most scented candles smell appealing, you may be attracted to some scents more than others. Candles made with essential oils, for example, have a more earthy and attractive scent, in many consumer’s opinions. While these essential oil candles are widely-sold, it can be confusing to understand how they are made and what makes them better than the cheaper scented candles sold in department stores.
Aromatherapy is basically a very old form of treatment. It involves the use of fragrance for the treatment of physical symptoms, but also for mood and relaxation. This kind of treatment is not a cure for any particular ailment of disease but it does indeed assist in bringing a balance to one’s being.
With the use of essential oils and aromatherapy, it has been found that individuals are able to alleviate symptoms of various health conditions. In fact, these treatments are preferred by many as they have significantly less potential side effects than do traditional medications and treatments.
Grapefruit essential oil is a pale yellow oil that can be used for many different purposes. Its distinct scent is similar to that of a fresh grapefruit only stronger and highly concentrated. Grapefruit essential oil is made from cold-pressed grapefruit peels.