The Psychology of Fall Scents: Why we are obsessed with Fall candles

The Psychology of Fall Scents: Why we are obsessed with Fall candles

Whoop whoop, its finally Fall! You know what that means? The colourful trees, cute sweaters, pumpkin spice lattes, and most importantly, it’s candle season! Time to open that candle cupboard and fill your home with just the best scents. Have you ever wondered why we are obsessed with fall scents? There is actually a lot of scientific reasons as to why we all fall scents so much. Fall scents bring out the happiest memories and nostalgia. Sitting with your family at the thanksgiving table, trick or treating, playing with your friends in leaf piles, and your home filled with the aroma of warm spices. These are all happy memories that bring a warm fuzzy feeling inside. Not only that but those common Fall fragrances actually have benefits for mind and body. We have come up with a list of the most common fall scents and why they are so amazing. We have also provided a corresponding candle so you can bring that scent to your home.

Nutmeg: Nutmeg fragrance contains sedative properties making it a great scent to help you relax. It also has the capability of lowering blood pressure and relieving stress tension. With these factors nutmeg is a great scent to help reduce anxiety and depression symptoms. Nutmeg is one of the most common baking spices used in the yummiest pumpkin dessert, and is one of the main ingredients in the iconic pumpkin spice. Smelling nutmeg just takes you away to enjoy those delicious fall desserts. Our Pumpkin Spice luxury soy candle is perfect for anyone who loves fall. It’s our number one fall candle for a reason. It is perfect for anyone who is a fall candle addict like us. 

Clove: The aroma of cloves can be a natural stimulant. The fragrance is capable of relieving exhaustion and fatigue. It also has abilities to manage anxiety, and increase one's concentration. Cloves are most commonly used as an added ingredient in those delicious fall drinks. There is nothing better on a chilly day then filling your soul with hot apple cider or a cozy chai latte. Our Not Today Satan Luxx Bath Bomb and Roll-on contains clove and is designed to protect you immune system, it also just smells amazing.

Cinnamon: Cinnamon is full of many helpful abilities. It can help strengthen the immune system, and used in aromatherapy to help tackle colds and the flu. Cinnamon is also one of the yummiest scents out there. Smelling it brings images of the fluffiest cinnamon buns fresh out the oven. The dense bun swirled around that droolworthy ooey gooey cinnamon mixture. Cinnamon Bun Bun luxury soy candle is designed to tackle that craving without all the calories. Fill your sense with that insatiable treat without any of the guilt.

Apple: Apple is proven as a fragrance to help ease migraines, it can also boost your mood. The fragrance of is also just amazing in itself. Burning an apple scented candle brings makes you feel as though you are biting into the crispest apple, making your mouth water. Apple pie is one of the best fall pies, second to pumpkin pie of course. But what's even better is apple cider donuts, if you have never had them you our missing out. Our Sweater Weather luxury soy candle smells just like fresh apple cider donuts that will have you drooling before even lighting the flame.

Maple: We are a Canadian candle business, so of course we had to include maple in this list. In aromatherapy maple is an incredible mood booster. The scent improves your well being, which makes you an overall happier person. Probably why Canadians are so nice eh? Maple syrup is actually produced in the spring, but in fall you see the trees change to that beautiful red and orange, and it triggers your mind to crave a maple latte. Our maple cream soy candles are poured into these gorgeous maple leaf shaped dough bowls, they are perfect for any proud canadian. 

Caramel: Caramel doesn’t have any scientifically proven benefits, but gosh it smells too darn good to leave out of this list. Caramel apples, caramel popcorn, chocolate caramel, ugh its all too good. Caramel is a scent that most people can agree to be an enjoyable scent, and how could it not, its delicious! Our Bewitched luxury soy candle smells like fresh caramel popcorn from a fall festival. It smells so good, it almost good enough to eat. P.s. Please do not eat our candles, they may smell good, but they will not taste good.

So now you know why fall scents are just the best. You also have a list off the best candles to start your fall candle collection. All of our luxury soy candles are available online and instore at our Lethbridge Alberta store located in Park Place Mall, and our Medicine Hat store located in Medicine Hat Mall.

Happy candle season!
Ebony & Ivory Candle Co.
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