A Drop of Inspiration — No More Counting Sheep: 6 Essential Oils for When You’re Going to Sleep

0 10.10.2019 - A Drop of Inspiration, E.O. Tips

Studies have shown that one in three adults aren’t getting a proper amount of rest. Luckily, we’ve got a sleep guru — essential oils for every one of your sleepless nights. The powerful aroma of oils helps with everything from boosting your mood to tackling all that the day throws your way.

No matter you are at home or on a plane, essential oils can give you the warm, fuzzy feelings you need for a restful night of sweet slumbers.

Let go of your daytime worries — Surrender

Free up your energy by letting go of things you can’t control. Instead of fixating on something you can’t change, use your power in places where you have control.

HOW TO USE
Apply or diffuse Surrender and spend some time letting go. Consciously acknowledging and releasing your feelings can help you redirect your energy. 

Give yourself a foot massage before sleep — Roman Chamomile

It’s the craziness of life that usually prevents us from getting a magical night’s rest. With Roman Chamomile it will fill your sleep space with peace as you slip into dreams of responsibility-free childhood.

HOW TO USE
Add a drop of Roman Chamomile’s warm aroma to a foot cream and massage your tired tootsies! Giving yourself a foot rub while reflecting on all you’re grateful for will help your shoulders drop a few inches. You might even find yourself thankful for hectic days that make tranquil moments that much sweeter.

 

Wake up with joyful dreams — Bergamot

Shake off stress and ease into joyful dreams with Bergamot essential oil. You may not associate a bright citrus oil with sleeping but seeking positive vibes right before drifting off might be just the thing you need. With its sunshiny scent, you’ll find yourself letting go of nervous tension in no time.

HOW TO USE
To keep the citrusy scents of Bergamot lingering all night long, put a few droplets of this essential oil onto a tissue or handkerchief and tuck it inside your pillow. Not only will you get a citrus-infused bedroom, but happy-infused dreams as well!

 

Find your moment of clarity — Frankincense

After a crazy day, you just want to rush as quickly as possible and flop on your bed. But let’s do self-care the right way! Take a few extra minutes before bed with Frankincense. Letting yourself unwind and find a moment of clarity after a long day could be just the ticket for a sublime sleep.

HOW TO USE
We find that unwinding is most effective when you seek inner peace. Diffuse Frankincense, while you do a few simple yoga poses to relax your body. Or rub this deep scent on your chest and let your mind empty of all the day’s cares.

Get enough sleep during travels — Cedarwood

Cedarwood essential oil is your ultimate travel buddy. Use it to make a home away from home whether you’re snoozing in a new city or trying to get comfy in the great outdoors.

HOW TO USE
How exactly do you turn this balmy aroma into your number-one packing necessity? When you’re in a stuffy hotel room, you can diffuse it to eliminate distracting odors. When you’re in a tent, you can apply it topically for a comforting scent that makes sleeping on the ground easier.

 

We know it is not easy to get enough sleep with jet lag after travels. But you can enjoy a restful sleep with ImmuPro, a supplement which contains Melatonin that tells the body it is time to sleep. Melatonin changes how the body responds to darkness, promoting the body’s natural sleep rhythm. Take 1-2 chewable tablets daily at bedtime to improve your sleep.

 

 

 

 

Spark your positivity for the next day — Vetiver

The best thing you can do for tomorrow is to get a good night’s sleep today. Vetiver will help you do just that. With a promise to increase clarity and spark your creativity, this earthy-scented oil will get you in the mood to sleep so you can slay the next day.

HOW TO USE
We’ve saved our favorite how-to tip for last: a bath! Set yourself up for a tomorrow filled with awesome by adding 3 drops Vetiver, 3 drops Ylang Ylang, and 4 drops Cedarwood to warm bathwater. Bonus points if you can come up with a stellar set of goals while you soak!

 

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