Our sense of smell is linked directly to the part of our brain that deals with memory and emotion; different smells can not only evoke memories but they can cause reactions such as changes in blood pressure, respiration and pulse rate.
We are attracted to our partner’s natural scent as well as being affected by scents around us, so to create a romantic atmosphere in your home, bring in certain sensual aromas.
Here are some of our recommended scents to help create scented bliss at anytime…
Basil – Known as an erotic scent, it’s sweet and spicy aroma has many associations with love, seduction and fertility.
Black Pepper – Another scent that can add spice and vitality to your love life. It has warming properties and it’s spicy aroma arouses the senses and supplies stamina and strength.
Cinnamon – This scent is useful for producing heat within the body, cinnamon can also increase appetite, both physical and sexual.
Ginger – An erotic scent, pungent and spicy, ginger will boost vitality and heat up the libido. Burn a candle that’s fragranced with ginger and sandalwood together, and it’s believed you and your lover will experience stronger orgasms.
Jasmine – This exotic scent can be used to capture, sustain or rekindle the affections of a loved one.
Lavender – Lavender relaxes and balances with its comforting aroma. It soothes the mind.
Lime – Lime eases anxiety and is an evocative scent that adds cheer and laughter to romance and increases the appetite for passion.
Musk– If you or your lover favour a more natural, masculine smell, then choose a musk scented candle. It’s thought that musk smells like male pheromones, hence its ability to create sexual attraction.
Nutmeg – The fragrance of nutmeg relaxes your body and mind and gives you a feeling of ecstasy.
Peppermint – Another of the sexiest candle fragrances you can use to heat-up your love, this scent will wake your senses up and make you feel energetic and ready for action.
Rose – An erotic scent with aphrodisiac characteristics. It is emotionally uplifting and can create a romantic atmosphere in your bedroom and throughout your entire home.
Vanilla – Light a vanilla candle and its sweet smell will act as a natural aphrodisiac. The scent of vanilla calms the nerves and soothes the spirit to get you right into the mood. Tests have shown that it excites both men and women, but is more of a powerful stimulant to men.
Ylang Ylang – Another erotic scent that acts as a powerful aphrodisiac by increasing libido and it enhances attraction between lovers. Ylang Ylang is believed to kick-start your sexual desires.
Valentine’s Day Candles (left-right):
You’re My Sweetheart Soy Candle – If you’re a candy lover you will love this one! A mix of chocolate dripped over fresh raspberries. Sweet and Fruity!
Kiss Kiss Candle – Great Valentine scent, faintly sweet and slightly fruity.
Recycled Wine Bottle Valentine’s Day Candle – Available in a large selection of scents.
Rose & Bergamot Candle – Romantic red rose blooms with a punch of tangy bergamot. A gorgeous limited edition candle in a frosted white glass jar with pink rose petal decoration on top. *Swoon!*
Amber Romance Candle – Enchanting and romantic, this glowing fragrance is an enticing blend that combines black cherry and warm sandalwood. Hints of lush white jasmine add balance for a calming effect. Rich vanilla bean and soft musk add sensual appeal.
Love Spell Valentine’s Day Candle – (Available in other scents too.) This is a very romantic scent, mixing light fruit, citrus, and florals. This is a Victoria’s Secret type.
You’re Lovely Candle – Available in a large selection of scents.
I Freakin Love You Candle – The delicious scent of gooey caramel dripping over pralines with hints of vanilla. Just a combo of pure perfection for your nose.