Insomnia is one of the most common complaints in today’s society besides weight gain. Most of us have experienced difficulty sleeping at least once in our lives. There are several reasons why you might suffer from insomnia, but the most likely leading cause is stress and anxiety. When you don’t get enough sleep you feel tired, you can’t think clearly, and you have a reduced ability to cope with your day-to-day responsibilities.
Essential oils are a great alternative to sleeping pills which often leave you sluggish and hungover in the morning. Scientific studies have even begun to support aromatherapy as legitimate method to help people achieve deep, restful slumber.
Aromatherapy cannot cure insomnia’s root cause, but it can help calm and relax you before bedtime , which will can help you fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer.
This balanced combination of oils will create a sense of harmony, well-being and relaxation, which in turn will promote sleep.
Bergamot has a refreshing and uplifting citrus scent which calms your emotions while reducing anxiety and depression.
Chamomile has comforting, sweet, and herbal scent. It is a natural sedative which will calm your nerves and reduce anxiety. It can even be used to treat hysteria, nightmares and other sleep difficulties.
Lavender is known as a remedy for conditions such as anxiety and depression. It relaxes the nervous system, enabling restful sleep.
Clary Sage calms the nervous system and especially during times of stress, depression, and insomnia.
What you’ll need
- 5 drops Clary Sage
- 10 drops Chamomile essential oil
- 5 drops Bergamot Oil
- 2 drops Lavender essential oil
- 1 cups Water
What to do
Fill your spray bottle about halfway with distilled water and then add your essential oils. Shake your bottle to mix the ingredients before using. For a great night’s sleep, spritz a spray or two on your bedding or pajamas before bed. Sweet dreams!