This candle is dedicated to one of the most beautiful and enticing Goddesses in the Norse (Nordic/Scandinavian) mythology, IDUNN. According to the ancient stories IDUNN was holding the apples of eternal youth and the Norse gods could remain young, healthy and immortal only because they were eating from IDUNN’s apples.
IDUNN was believed to be the goddess of spring and rejuvenation and she was the wife of Bragi, the God of poetry.
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The magic fragrance of this candle is based on old customs, traditions and the belief that plants and aromas have healing and magical purpose, resonating in people’s subconsciousness. This recipe is developed with the intention to nurture and nourish feminine energy and beauty, as well as fostering health and wellbeing.
The three ingredients used in the recipe for the IDUNN candle are Black Pepper, Sandalwood and Agarwood.
Black pepper: this aroma is believed to activate blood circulation, having a warming quality and positive effect on aching muscles and joints, stimulating appetite, positively affecting digestion and having an energising effect in cases of fatigue and emotional frigidity.
Like any tangy spices black pepper aroma helps to clean up from negative energy and protect from harmful effects.
Sandalwood: this herb is considered to be a moo booster for people suffering from anxiety, depression, nervous breakdown. Its aroma has harmonising effect and in Eastern cultures is considered to be particularly attractive to various deities, thus sandalwood incense is often used during meditation, sandalwood is used to build temples and sculptures of gods and prophets.
Agarwood: used in incense and perfume since ancient times, mentioned in numerous ancient written sources – Sanskrit Vedas, the Old Testament, and Islamic scriptures. Aquilaria trees are also called god-trees. Agarwood was considered to be so powerful that it could cleanse the soul and banish evil spirits. Traditional Chinese medicine views Agarwood as a substance for releasing spasms and other stagnant energy types (digestive disorders, bloating, asthma), and also as having warming, balancing, transforming and mind-clearing properties.
Best time to light and burn the candle according to the Moon Phases: This candle is appropriate to burn from New Moon to Full Moon, as a ritual of growing energy and thriving beauty.
Maintenance and additional Information
The first time you use the candle leave it to burn till the top part is melted all around the jar throat. That way the candle will not make a deep hole.
The natural soy wax used for making this candle does not emit toxic chemical compounds when burning; burns three times as long as ordinary candles; does not leave any stains, the spills are easy to clean; does not get hot, as it burns in lower temperature than paraffin, therefore the aroma of the candle emanates slowly and unchanged.
The candle containers are made by cutting of the top part of used glass bottles. By thoroughly polishing edges, placing our logo and fitting a wooden lid Smells like Spells brings thee glass containers back to life, where they may be reused for numerous times.
Together with this soy wax candle you will get a detailed description of the candle’s purpose; a description of the aromatherapic effect of different scents; a simple meditation/affirmation ritual that may help you to retain the beauty of your youth, revive body and soul awaken sexuality and create a sensuous romantic atmosphere for you and your beloved.