Does Burning a Candle Eliminate Odors

Malory Beverly

There's nothing quite like the soft flicker of candle light to create a warm and inviting environment for your home. Candles are elegant additions to your decorating that can make a real impact on both your visual and olfactory senses. Unfortunately, many candles do not have the power to eliminate odors, and instead simply cover them up with heavy perfumes. While these can smell pleasant, once that smell is gone, you will be left with your original odor because it has not been removed.

Kushley makes products to solve this problem. We make organic soy candles packed with healthy ingredients that work to get rid of tough odors from everyday things like smoking cigarettes, cigars, medical marijuana, cooking, pets, and more. Here's a look at how candles work and how burning a candle from Kushley will eliminate odors and clean your air.

Typical Candles

A candle is composed of two elements: wax and a wick. When a wick is lit, the heat from the flame melts the wax surrounding it, which it uses for fuel. Melted wax is moved up the wick and allows the candle to remain lit until either the fuel supply runs out or the heat is extinguished. A burning candle releases several things: heat, light, carbon dioxide, water vapor, and the chemicals found inside the candle wax. This can become a problem when candles are made of unnatural ingredients and are fragranced with hazardous chemicals.

Most candles on store shelves today are made of paraffin wax. This is a derivative of petroleum, and burns colorless and odorless. Although seemingly harmless, when burned, paraffin releases the chemicals toluene and benzene, both are toxic in large quantities. It is said that frequent or prolonged exposure to these chemicals can lead to several health problems later in life. To avoid the risk of harm, vegetable based candles should be used.

Even with some healthier options, many of these are heavily perfumed. While these may smell good, they do nothing to eliminate odors, and release the chemicals from this perfume into the air. Heavily perfumed candles can trigger asthma attacks and migraines in those unfortunate enough to suffer from these conditions.

Kushley Candles

Our candles are made of organic soy, that does not leave behind the harmful toxins that paraffin candles do. Soy wax not only burns slowly, but also burns cleanly so it does not leave any soot behind. As an added bonus, soy wax is 100% biodegradable, unlike other options.

We added an all-natural red cedar wick and make our candles in both tins and glass jars to match your aesthetic while giving you the best odor eliminating power around. We sell a variety of different sizes, and all of them will give you hours and hours of fresh air (upwards of about 50 hours from our largest size).

We have developed a special formula composed of a secret blend of organic and all natural essential oils that knocks out organic odors at a molecular level. It gets rid of an average of 99.6% of an odor because it biodegrades the particles causing the foul odor as soon as it comes in contact with them. These oils are carried on the water vapor emitted by the candle, and dispersed all over the room and throughout your home, freshening the air and ridding it of foul smells.

We do not add any colors or fragrances to our products because they are unnecessary. Our products are made to eliminate odors, not to cover them up or create new ones. Our special formula leaves behind a light, fresh scent that will soon fade to leave your space clean of smells and lingering chemicals.

About Us

We are dedicated to providing people with practical organic solutions to eliminate tough odors around their home, office, and on the go. We began making products to get rid of marijuana odor for those that need it for medicinal purposes. Marijuana leaves behind a pungent odor that can lead to uncomfortable personal questions and judgement.

Since marijuana has been so beneficial to patients suffering from chronic illness, there should be no reason that should prevent them from getting the care they need and keeping their discretion. We have developed a whole line of products that knock out odors, including:

  • Candles
  • Soaps
  • Lotions
  • Sprays and Mists
  • Pet Shampoo

All of our products are organic and completely safe for you, your pets, and your home so you have no need to sacrifice your health for a nice smell.

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If you are sick of battling with tough odors in your home, or are tired of buying candles that just don't have the effect you want, we encourage you to browse our online store. We guarantee our products 100% so we can prove to you how effective they are, and show you how confident we are that you'll love them.