With a 35-hour burn time, these cruelty-free candles make for a nice addition to your home and leave you with a cute reusable glass jar. The ceramic container makes for a miniature piece of art in your home while the candle itself fills your space with just the right amount of scent.
The candle is made with a blend of sustainably sourced palm waxes, pure essential oils, and 100% organic cotton wicks. Their Comfort Zone Candle is the epitome of serenity with notes of cedar wood, coffee, orange blossom, vanilla, and patchouli.
Described on the jar as “smells like the joy of missing out,” this candle is the perfect scent for those cozy nights indoors. Limited square footage calls for a slightly subtler candle, such as this lavender and vanilla blend from Wild Beautiful Free.
This 8-ounce Player Essence candle isn’t the largest on our list, but it easily fills your home with the most relaxing aroma. Better yet, premium fragrances are artfully blended to create its perfectly balanced sandalwood rose scent.
Made with natural eco-soy wax, therapeutic-grade essential oils, lead-free cotton wicks, homegrown organic herbs, and a careful curation of authentic crystals, this candle legitimately brings a sense of magic and positive energy into your sacred personal space. Small-batch crafted for more than 30 years, these aromatherapy candles are made from a natural soy wax blend, pure essential oils, and lead-free cotton wicks.
Each 17-ounce jar provides 60 hours of burn time, filling your home with clean and soothing fragrances that linger well after you’ve blown the candle out. Each jar makes for a kitschy piece of home decor that can be repurposed after the life of the original candle.
Candles make excellent gifts for aromatherapy lovers, and this customizable set from Wax and Oils allows you to give three perfectly paired scents in one box. We find the lavender, vanilla, and peppermint eucalyptus combination to be particularly soothing and a perfect gift for anyone in your life.
But if you’re on a tight budget and still want to enjoy the soothing benefits of a good aromatherapy candle, you can’t go wrong with one of Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day scents. Quality aromatherapy candles, on the other hand, are scented with “pure essential oils,” which tend to burn cleaner.
We did extensive research into using candles for meditation, as well as have bought several of the top products for hands on testing. As part of the research, we also went through the reviews and pricing on Amazon to find the best product for your needs.
We took a hard look at hundreds of candles to find the best options based on their scent, quality, and aesthetics (for those that want it to look good too). This La Joule lovely candle provides a fusion of fragrances with soothing notes of ylang-ylang, jasmine, chamomile, and musk.
This meditation candle blends lavender and the geranium bud combine to provide an atmosphere of comfort, calm and relaxation. It’s the perfect candle to use for a meditation practice that focuses on opening the mind and centering thoughts.
Root is based out of Medina, Ohio where they handcraft each beeswax candle. The beeswax makes for a longer, cleaner burn but this won’t be a good choice for anyone living a vegan lifestyle.
This aroma packed candle blends frankincense, patchouli, and laudanum for a delightful, positive meditation experience. The Happiness Chakra candle is 11oz made from palm wax and 100% pure essential oils.
The palm wax comes from sustainable, certified sources without any chemical additives. They put their energy where it matters most, on the quality and purity of the ingredients, not the packaging or labeling.
Enjoy the soothing floral fragrance of the Wax & Oils lavender candle. Light this candle to let the tension melt away and put the relaxation in full gear.
This is the perfect candle to pair with a meditation practice focusing on relaxation, decreasing stress, or reducing anxiety. The medium size candle is 8.8 oz with 50 hours of estimated burn time.
If you’re having trouble finding the right position or getting comfortable, you also might enjoy sitting on a meditation bench. The candle wax, wick, and fragrances may contain chemicals or additives that can lead to health impacts.
The same research found that Soy Wax candles did not release the same toxic chemicals. Candles made from paraffin wax release soot when they burn which can stain walls, get in your linens, and be toxic to breathe.
May release toxins when burnt Not renewable or sustainable Cheapest to produce Soot may stain walls While soy wax in itself is safe and non-toxic, some companies use synthetic dyes, or they blend it with additives.
Beeswax requires the most resources to produce, which is why these candles are generally more expensive. This wax is naturally scented and has a higher melting temperature which makes beeswax candles last longer.
It’s an inviting floral, slightly feminine aroma that evokes a calming, relaxing, positive environment. It can help reduce stress and depression, making it the perfect scent to add to a meditation practice working through frustration or sadness.
The sweet, floral smell of Jasmine flowers makes for another great option for meditation. Jasmine has been used in Asia for centuries as a natural remedy for depression, anxiety, and emotional distress.
These benefits make it a great addition to a meditation session focusing on calmness and relaxation. This oil has properties that can reduce feelings of anxiety and stimulate the immune system.
Add frankincense to your morning or mid-day meditation practice focusing on self-grounding and inner calm. Patchouli is a type of aromatic herb with a woody, sweet, and spicy scent.
Breathing in patchouli essential oil has been shown to stimulate the production of serotonin and dopamine. This candle scent pairs well with frankincense for a grounding, calming, yet awakening meditation practice.
Whether it be lavender flowers, essential oil, or scented candles, you can find this herb everywhere. Try incorporating lavender scented candles with an evening meditation practice to wind-down before bed.
For instance, your meditation practice is focused on reducing anxiety and calming the mind, you may find that staring into a candle flame helps you get there. Consider turning down the lights and closing the blinds in your meditation space, so it’s not too bright.
The goal is to maintain a comfortable, upright position that feels natural to you (try your best not to slouch). Stare deeply into the flame, letting the light and the movement take over your concentration.