Scents are known to have a profound effect on a person, elevating moods, relaxing the mind, and bringing to mind a vision or memory connected to a particular scent. I love lighting candles primarily beeswax, and I love incense and candlelit baths infused with a particular aromatic. Sometimes I want rose, or jasmine, or lavender.
We connect particular scents with their origins and vision. The of scent of a rose evokes beauty, passion, love. Herbs and plants evoke gardens, nature, the feeling of being in a woodland area. Along with recall, we are just drawn to certain things. I love the scent of the air after it rains, and the ocean waves. So I'll be be drawn to lilies and earthy scents. Also, herbs like peppermint of chamomile which are naturally relaxing due to their volatile nature cause those reactions and have been used by many cultures (Egyptians revered chamomile for their healing and soothing properties)
Etsy is a wonderful site providing access to unique and conscious sellers creating pieces that are beautiful (like the Victorian locket perfume) and ethical (like the sustainable harvested beeswax candle). Here are some pieces I am currently coveting (craving/want) and will no doubt make their way into my palms at some point this years, that's a wish & a goal.
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Rose and Chamomile Cleansing Nectar by Marble and Milkweed