Non-Toxic Scents To Support Your Wellness Journey

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From a stressed-out corporate woman to a relaxed and self-caring woman…

“Āhuru was born while I was living overseas, feeling unwell and homesick because of work stress.

While I was blending these essential oils and turning them into natural home fragrances, I slowly found joy and peace again. The experience made me realize the importance of self-care because wellness is the new happiness!”

"Our mission is to promote the power of essential oil and ease people's troubled minds by creating the most relaxing and soothing for your home; free from synthetic fragrance and toxins.”

Join Āhuru today, and let’s start our wellness journey together! #healthyscentswapnz

Love the natural and soothing scent, and the sound of the burning wood wick. Amazing product!


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About Ahuru Candles

Kia Ora! Welcome to our world of natural goodness!

Ahuru is small New Zealand-based business dedicated to making the best essential oil candles, aromatherapy room spray, and therapeutic essential oils. 

Our mission is to create healthier and more functional candles using pure essential oils, free from synthetic fragrance because we would like to promote self-care for women who want to improve their mental wellbeing!

Thanks for joining our self-care journey!

What Are the Benefits of Essential Oils?

Essential oils have been used for centuries for a variety of health and wellness benefits. Not to be confused with fragrance oils, essential oils are all-natural and contain unique properties to heal, calm, and invigorate.

The best thing about essential oils is that they are extracted from various aromatic plant material, they are Mother Nature's natural creations; FREE from synthetic fragrance, that can cause discomfort.

How to Choose Your Aromatherapy Candle?

When choosing an aromatherapy candle, you may consider three things:

Where would you be burning the candle?

Where in the house would you use this? For example, if it is for the bedroom, a relaxing scent like lavender would be most suitable, whereas a stimulating scent like peppermint and eucalyptus is recommended for the study room. 

What is the season now?

Typically during the colder season, people would prefer a more grounding woody scent such as Cedarwood and Clove Candle. When it is summer or spring, a scent that is more citrusy and floral such as Lemongrass Candle or Rose & Geranium Candle would bring back nostalgic memories of road trips and a romantic stroll in the rose garden. 

What kind of aromatherapy benefits are you looking for?

For Better Sleep

Synonymous with calming, lavender’s light floral fragrance has a sedating effect. It’s a common staple in spas and bedrooms because it promotes relaxation and lowers feelings of anxiety. In addition to Lavender Candles, many people choose to diffuse Lavender Essential Oil or other lavender-infused products like massage oils and body washes to relieve stress and sleep better.

For Focus

One of our most popular essential oil candles amongst students and office workers in NZ is our Peppermint and Eucalyptus Candle. Peppermint is a natural stimulant, providing a cognitive boost and promoting clarity of mind. Eucalyptus is a favorite scent when you’re under the weather because it helps relieve congestion and other cold symptoms. As an added bonus, the antimicrobial properties of each can help to disinfect your home!

For Energizing

Lemongrass is one of the  favourites in our essential oil candles in NZ. Studies have found that lemongrass has a “harmonising” effect on the nervous system. It promotes feelings of calmness and puts you more at ease. The scent of Lemongrass Candle is also very powerful for deorderizing kitchen and bathroom!

Citronella and Orange Blossom Candle can be used more than just repelling bugs! Its citrusy scent can also invigorate the mind and lift up your mood. Feel energised and chase away feelings of sadness or depression. 

We combined our citronella scent with another citrus favorite, orange oil. Clean and crisp, orange gives you a brain boost and makes you feel happier. After a stressful day or when life throws you a curveball, this powerhouse duo can help to put a smile back on your face. 

For Deep Relaxation

The potent, woodsy scent of Cedarwood and Clove Candle makes the perfect companion to the spicy scent of clove. Cedarwood brings an aromatic scent of trees and plants to your space, helping you feel more at one with nature. In aromatherapy, it’s commonly used to get a better night’s sleep. Cedarwood contains a compound called cedrol that can help you turn your mood around and make you feel grounded and in control.

The spicy aroma of clove is rich in eugenol, which helps to reduce feelings of stress. Clove oil is a favourite year-round scent because it stimulates the mind and leaves you feeling invigorated.

For Happy Mood

Sweet, floral, and charmingly fragrant, Rose and Geranium Candle is the signature scent at Ahuru Candles! it’s also a powerhouse in aromatherapy. When inhaled, it smells like your own personal rose garden that puts you instantly at ease. It evokes feelings of freedom and happiness,, turning a busy, stressful environment into one that’s conducive to relaxation.

Find Your Signature Scent with Ahuru Essential Oil Candles NZ!

Scent is a powerful sense, one that helps improve your quality of life when you choose the right scent. Fill your home with our Ahuru essential oil candles, made in NZ and available in our store!