Lavender is mostly known as a great kitchen or bathroom scent. But what most people don't know is that Lavender is found to be one of the most effectively arousing scents for men. According to a study by Alan Hirsch in the 1990s, Lavender increased male arousal by 40%. If you don't believe us than maybe you should check out our Rosemary Lavender candle and use to set the mood on your Valentine’s Day date.
Vanilla is also well-known as a romantic scent. Many people attribute the discovery of its romantic qualities to Thomas Jefferson. He brought it over to the United States and soon after it was recognized for its aphrodisiac traits. Many scientists have also claimed that Vanilla does draw out the romantic feelings in people, particularly women. Today it is listed in the top ten most romantic scents around.
According to a variety of studies peppermint is not only a great scent to use to boost the romantic ambience, but it has many healing effects as well. It can also be used to help relieve pain, settle an upset stomach, and clear congestion. Peppermint is one of most popular scents in America, and maybe this is why it is perceived as a romantic stimulus.
Now I'm sure most of you saw this one coming! Chocolate has literally been around for 1500 years, dating all the way back to the Mayan and Aztec civilizations. Chocolate is probably the most well-known of all the romantic scents. The sweetness of chocolate creates a release of endorphins, leading to the feelings of pleasure we generally associate with smelling or tasting chocolate. Check out some of our chocolate scented candles, you are sure to find one that you and your special someone will enjoy.
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There are volumes of studies that show how various scents trigger different emotions in the body. These are just a few ideas to help you prepare for Valentine’s Day. Check out our website for more romantic scented candles!