In today’s high-stress all work society it can be hard to let some of that go when it’s time to go to sleep. It is no wonder that many people around the world are lacking in sleep and high-stress diseases abound. Luckily, there are many different ways to reduce stress when you need to. One of them is to try aromatherapy with essential oils.
Aromatherapy using essential oils is a great way to de-stress, relax, and segway yourself to sleep without using anything other than using naturally occurring substances. What’s even better is that there is sound science linking essential oils to better sleep. Science suggests that essential oils can help people fall asleep faster, sleep better, sleep longer, and have fewer nightmares.
While you can easily get a medication either over the counter or from your physician to help you sleep better, it’s often best to give less invasive measures a try first. Aromatherapy for sleep doesn’t require you to take a single pill and should have no side effects unless you are allergic to a particular essential oil.
There are many ways to use essential oils to help you sleep better. You can use lotions and creams that are infused with essential oils. There are also soaps and candles that have the sleep-inducing scents incorporated. Another popular way to use essential oils is to place them in a diffuser which will allow the essence to go around the room and help to make your home smell amazing at the same time.
In the following infographic by SleePare, there are 15 different essential oils to help you to sleep better tonight. It includes some of the long-standing favorites like lavender, peppermint, and chamomile, but it also includes ones that are often not the first thing that you think of when you think of sleep. Essential oils like rose, frankincense, and Ylang-Ylang.
What’s great about the infographic is that it also lists some other issues that these wonder scents can help you with. For example, did you know that, in addition to helping you sleep better, peppermint can also help to soothe a headache? Look at the infographic to find more uses for these relaxing essential oils.
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