Tossing and turning, waking up every night at 3AM, hot flashes, leg cramps or waking up tired. There’s a reason why sleep medication is one of the most prescribed drugs out there. Both our body and mind need a healthy sleep pattern to process the day and get ready for challenges ahead.
Healthy sleep results in:
Better mental health
Better hormonal balance
Better metabolism and healthy weight
More focus and concentration
More energy to chase your dreams
Let’s see how essential oils and natural resources can help you tackle the obstacles that stand between you and some good sleep. Here are the top essential oils known for a good night’s rest.
This essential oil sends you straight into Morpheus’ arms. It calms an overstimulated mind and makes you feel relaxed to gently fall asleep. Here’s an extra tip for people working in shifts: use rosemary to get you energized and combava leaf to help you calm down. It’s a natural way to support your biorhythm
It smells delicious and helps with both falling asleep or continuing to sleep. So you gently drift off and only wake up in the morning, well-rested.
You can’t turn off your worrying mind? Maybe you are going through all the problems of the day or you anticipate problems still to come. Basil stops the brooding and gives you a little brain massage.
When you’re unable to fall asleep due to feelings of depression or burnout, turn to basil to calm your mind and energy. Get the sleep you so desperately need.
Lemon works as a dream catcher. It’s the perfect remedy for nightmares and annoying repetitive dreams.
These tips are only suited for adults. When you’re ready to find out which essential oil does the trick for you, put a few drops on a handkerchief so you can put it away if it’s too much.
Diffusing is a good method once you’ve found the essential oil suited for your specific sleep issue.