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Jumpstart Your Day: 4 Candle Scents for the Bedroom

Let aromatherapy add a whole new dimension to your room


Bringing in a candle to your bedroom is a bit tricky because you could end up inviting something too sweet, cloying, and in extreme cases, nauseating into your private sanctuary. Remember, getting the candle out is one thing, but keeping the scent from seeping into your walls is another. 

To keep you from having to resort to an emergency evacuation in the future, here are four scents that would work well in a bedroom setting.


Its light floral scent is a warm and fresh welcome after a long day at work. According to an article, the smell of jasmine is enough to get a group of mice to cease all activity and huddle quietly in a corner. It is also considered as nature's valium.

Photo from GILT via Pinterest.


According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, lavender is a bathtime favorite because it purifies the body and the mind. However, it is also said to slow down the activity in the sympathetic nervous system, which, in turn, helps you handle stress better.

Photo by Travis St. Clair on Pinterest.


If you’re feeling nauseated—perhaps as a result of inhaling a can of car air freshener—get yourself a chamomile-infused candle right away. It helps you sleep better, too.

Photo from Etsy via Pinterest.


Does the scent of an earthy forest bring back memories of vacationing in a log cabin up north? Relive those days minus the long drive and the termite infestation by getting a wood-scented candle.

Photo from Tumblr via Gretchen McNew on Pinterest.

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