Why Use a Soy Aromatherapy Candle?
Chances are, if you're drawn to aromatherapy, you're going
to be interested in casting a soy aromatherapy candle.
How Soy is Different?
Soy wax first appeared in 1993 when inventor Michael
Richards was searching for cleaner sources of light. Unlike
regular candles, which are made from either paraffin - a
byproduct of petroleum - or beeswax, soy candles are
created from hydrogenated soybean oil, so it's related to
tofu! This makes them less expensive than beeswax candles
and more environmentally friendly than paraffin.
There are other bonuses - a soy aromatherapy candle burns
twice as long as and cleaner than regular candles,
according to candle retailers. You can look forward to less
soot dirtying up the sides of your favorite candleholders!
Some allergy sufferers also believe soy candles don't
trigger reactions, unlike paraffin. This may be because
paraffin candles give off some of the same byproducts as
Ever try to get spilled wax out of your carpet? Awful,
isn't it? Most 'how to' books suggest laying down a layer
of newspaper over the spot and then ironing the paper until
the wax sticks. With soy candles all you need is hot water
A soy aromatherapy candle has another advantage over
paraffin. The soy oil carries fragrance - a quality called
"scent throw" - better than typical wax candles, thanks to
its melting point and solubility.
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