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The Top 5 Scents For Holidays

The holidays mean different things for different homes. For some, this is the time to host and entertain family and friends. In other homes, it is a season to relax and unwind. This season can also be a source of stress for some people. However, scents like Lelior holiday fragrances, improve the home ambiance and holiday cheer. 

The top 5 scents for holidays are citrus (orange/mandarin), vanilla, myrrh, peppermint, and cinnamon. Citrus is a popular holiday fragrance because it invokes memories of a season when oranges were plentiful. Myrrh is linked to the birth of Christ, while cinnamon triggers a sense of warmth.

The holiday fragrances you choose to use depends on your preference and the ambiance you wish to set. However, in this article, I will discuss the best holiday scents and why you should consider getting fragrances with these notes. 

  1. Citrus (Orange/Mandarin/Clementines)

Citrus is one of the most popular Christmas scents, specifically the spiced orange scent. A long time ago, oranges were a luxury in Europe. Oranges were plenty during the holiday season, but they were unaffordable. 

Those who could afford them gave them out as Christmas gifts. 

Today, even though oranges are affordable, the orange scent is still a favorite holiday scent. Clove, cinnamon, nutmeg, and amber are some popular spices usually added to the orange scent for a spicy fragrance.

  1. Myrrh

Myrrh is a popular holiday scent often paired with Frankincense. Both scents are a critical part of the Christmas story because they were gifts given during the birth of Jesus Christ. 

The woody Frankincense has a warm aroma, used for centuries as an aroma in perfumes and incense. Frankincense also has antiseptic properties with a calming effect. 

Myrrh has a spicy scent and was traditionally an antifungal medicine. When combined, both scents have synergistic effects. Low temperature and flu are a feature of the holiday season, and these scents are a solution for nasal congestion. 

  1. Vanilla 

Vanilla is a timeless holiday fragrance, common in scented candles and other home fragrances. It is a reminder of home baking, especially during the holidays. The sweet aroma is common in holiday candle scents. It also adds depth to other scents, such as peppermint, sandalwood, and lavender. 

  1. Peppermint

Peppermint has historically been used for its medicinal properties. However, over time, it was also used in aromatherapy, and in recent years, as a scent in home fragrances. It gives a cheerful ambiance and a perfect holiday fragrance. 

  1. Cinnamon

Cinnamon is a warm and spicy fragrance. It is a popular scent that evokes a cozy mood, common during the holiday season. It is a popular ingredient in fragrance formulations. The warm and woody scent, blended with floral scents, tends to be inviting and an excellent choice, especially when hosting during the holidays. 

You are likely to come across these scents in holiday fragrances. They are all refreshing, and create a calm ambiance at home and in the office. If you’re torn over the gifts to get your friends and family, any of these scents are some of the best holiday scents. Fortunately, these scents can also be used beyond the holiday season.