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Essential Oils for a Good Night’s Sleep

essential oils in a bottle with cork lid with white towel; text; essential oils for a good night's sleepHaving a fully restful night’s sleep is vitally crucial for your body, mind, and skin. Limiting your sleep can damage your body and cause it to lose energy rapidly. It can also make your skin dull and can alleviate the signs of aging. Stress levels rise with improper sleep, which makes dealing with the day’s activities very difficult. Using essential oils, aka aromatherapy, can help relax and provide you with a good night’s sleep and enjoy a refreshing morning.

Whether you’re an employee or a business owner, a busy day will have you building up stress! Stress can seriously inhibit a good night’s sleep. Restless sleep will increase anxiety even more and affect your immune system making you susceptible to illnesses. Essential oils can help you relax and sleep more soundly throughout the night.

Some people think that quantity of sleep is significant. However, it isn’t the amount of sleep you get but the quality of sleep that is most important. Getting six to seven hours of sleep is usually enough for your body to replenish its energy levels.

Essential oils can help you fully relax and fall into a deep sleep. You will notice the difference the following day when you wake up and feel revitalized from the previous day. Not only will you feel replenished on the outside, but your mind and body will also feel healthier from a quality night’s sleep.

Several essential oils can help you have a good night’s sleep. Bergamot, Lavender, and Sandalwood are great oils for relaxation. Although each has beneficial effects separately, combining all three has the best effect on your mind and body.

Bergamot

Bergamot is a peel from a fruit that smells like citrus. The potent citrus smell can refresh and calm the mind.

Lavender

Lavender is a must-have oil to keep on hand due to its versatile uses, including calming and relaxing properties that promote peaceful sleep and ease tension feelings.

Sandalwood

Sandalwood essential oil is very soothing. It can help you relax and calm your emotions so that you can sleep throughout the night.

Essential Oil Blends for Better Sleep

Lavender – 1 drop
Bergamot – 1 drop

Place these on a tissue and place them between your pillowcase and pillow. Nighty night!

You can also include massage using essential oils to experience the relaxation of your sleep further. Or much better treat yourself to a luxurious facial for better skin. Call us or book a session now.

 

Brilliant Massage & Skin

Burlington, Vermont