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Benefits of Negative Ions and Beeswax Candles

What are Negative Ions?

Negative ions are atoms or molecules with an extra electron.  When they come into contact with positive ions (which have fewer electrons), the two will combine to form a neutral molecule.  The result is that you get more oxygen in your body and feel more energized.  

Negative ions are found all around us, but they're especially prevalent near waterfalls, beaches and lakes because they're produced by moving air currents like ocean waves or wind.  They can also be created by rainfall or snowfall - you know how fresh-smelling everything is after it rains?  That's because negative ions were released into the air during precipitation events!  Negative ions are few & far between in our homes, but beeswax candles add them back into the air to help that.  Burning beeswax candles, adding live plants or taking a shower all help increase the negative ions around you in your home.  There are many benefits associated with negative ion therapy.  

How Do Negative Ions Improve Health?

* Improved mood:  Negative ions are said to have a positive effect on mood, which can be attributed to their ability to reduce stress and anxiety.

*Reduced stress:  Negative ions also help you breath easier, which is helpful for people who have breathing problems like asthma or allergies.  The improved breathing leads to less fatigue and better sleep quality, which further reduces stress levels overall!

*Boosts energy levels:  Negative ions help boost energy levels by increasing oxygen absorption into your bloodstream through the lungs.  This makes it easier for your body to function at peak performance levels throughout the day.

How to Get Negative Ions in Your Home

There are a few ways you can get negative ions into your home.

*Beeswax Candles.  Beeswax candles produce negative ions when burned and improve air quality.  They produce a light similar to the spectrum that the sun produces and that also helps to lift your spirits!

*Houseplants.  While some plants such as ivy may actually increase indoor pollution levels because they produce volatile organic compounds (VOCs), many other common houseplants can actually improve indoor air quality by removing VOCs such as formaldehyde from furniture finishes and carpets while also producing negative ions through transpiration processes similar to those used by trees outside our homes' walls; this makes them great choices both inside and out!

*Himalayan Salt Lamps.  These lamps are made from natural salt crystals formed over thousands of years in the Himalayan mountains, where they absorb moisture from the air around them.  When lit, these lamps release negative ions - and if your have one near an electrical outlet or computer keyboard (which often emits positive ions), it will help neutralize those positive ion charges as well.

*Air Purifiers.  These devices remove dust and other particles from the air, which helps reduce allergens and irritants that cause symptoms like headaches or stuffy noses.  They also generate negative ions by ionizing the water vapor in their filters.

The Benefits of Negative Ions in Nature

Negative ions are found in nature, and they work to improve health.  The main benefit of negative ions is that they reduce pollution by neutralizing it.  Pollution can cause respiratory problems, headaches and other health issues.  When you're near trees or waterfalls, you'll be exposed to negative ions that help cleanse the air around you.  

The second benefit of negative ions is that they reduce stress levels by releasing endorphins into your bloodstream.  Endorphins are chemicals that make us feel good when we exercise or eat chocolate - but they also help us deal with anxiety!  This means fewer visits to the doctor for anxiety-related issues like panic attacks or insomnia because of their effects on our bodies' nervous system (and minds).

Finally, the third reason why negative ion therapy works so well is because it improves immune function by reducing inflammation throughout our bodies' systems - including those inside our lungs where viruses often take hold first before moving outward into other organs.

Negative Ions and Electrical Devices

Negative ions have also been shown to reduce the effects of electromagnetic fields, which can be harmful to your health.  Negative ions help protect from harmful blue light in electronic devices such as computers and smartphones.

Tips for Maximizing Negative Ions in Your Home

* Burn 100% pure beeswax candles around your home, which emit negative ions to help keep you healthier and happier.  Beeswax candles not only produce a beautiful glow in your room, they help clean the air!

* Place houseplants in sunny areas.  

* Place Himalayan salt lamps around the house and light them regularly.  These lamps do burn down over time so they should be replaced about every six months.  They have been used for centuries because they help improve mood, as well as provide physical benefits such as improved sleep quality and reduced asthma symptoms due to their antibacterial properties.  

* Use air purifiers.  Air purifiers are a great way to maximize the amount of negative ions in your home.  They work by pulling air through a filter and then releasing it back into the room, which cleanses it from dust, pollen and other pollutants.


Negative ions are a natural substance that can improve your health and mood.  They are found in nature, but they also exist in other environments like waterfalls and beaches.  Negative ions help reduce stress and anxiety by reducing the amount of positive ions(aka free radicals) in your body.  They also increase serotonin levels, which make you feel happier.  Light a 100% pure beeswax candle, add a beautiful houseplant to your room, and light a Himalayan salt lamp in your home to enjoy the benefits negative ions can offer.