Why Soy Candles
Soy candles are non-toxic, producing insignificant amounts of soot, and releasing no known carcinogens. Soy wax burn 50% longer than paraffin wax. Most importantly, soy not only burns cleaner, but slower too as it has a much lower melting point. They don't produce much black soot like paraffin candles do.
The soothing effect that candles have is based on how the brain processes smells. The smell of scented candles stimulates our limbic system, the part of the brain that is home to our memory and emotions.
The smell of the scented candle stimulates the part of your brain which is connected to memory and mood. From boosting energy through to relieving stress or even enhancing mental clarity, the healing properties coming from a lighted scented candle can deliver psychological effects.
It's a candle's flame that helps to soothe our soul – reducing stress and increasing self-awareness. The soft illumination helps us to calm down and even achieve a meditative state. ... The low light that comes from a candle is captured by your sight and sent straight to your brain for processing.