Push the candles aside and bring out a defuser. Essential oils not only smell good, but have certain affects on the body that can help aches and pains.
Margie Meehan, owner of Tipperary Fiber n Art Studio, broke down a few of the common scents people use in essential oil treatments and how they affect the body.
Lavender: According to Meehan, it has so many uses including being used as a "antiseptic, relaxant and anti-inflammatory."
Peppermint: This assist in respiratory relief and relieves headaches. It can help muscle pains.
Lemon: This is a naturally relaxing scent.
Eucalyptus: This is an organic version of Vicks. "Eucalyptus is an expectorant and is antibacterial and as an added benefit it relieves sore muscles," Meehan said.