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The Best Essential Oils For Sleep

If you find yourself up until the early hours of the morning working on an important presentation for work or you simply can’t switch off after a hectic day, keep reading.

Spending your evening tossing and turning in bed because you just aren’t able to fall asleep can be detrimental to both your emotional and physical health. Getting a substantial amount of rest is vital to your health, energy levels, and general wellbeing.  

If you’re looking for natural ways to help calm and soothe the mind, body, and soul, our range of Pure Essential Oils could help you drift off when you need it the most. 

Fend off stress, anxiety and mild insomnia with the following oils from In Essence.

Lavender

When you simply can’t switch off and you’ve spent the last few hours counting sheep, Lavender is one of the most renowned oils for promoting a restful night’s sleep. Not only does it offer relaxing and settling properties, but it also helps to relieve mild tensions, anxiety as well as headaches. So, if you’re finding yourself stressed out after a long day at work or you need some down time after a hectic day with the family, this could work wonders for your sleep pattern.

We suggest adding 6 drops in total to 100ml water and shaking well before spritzing on to your pillows.

Mandarin

This oil has a number of potent medicinal and therapeutic uses that can work to benefit your health. In fact, Mandarin Pure Essential oil is actually a common sedative and nervous relaxant. This means that it can help to calm nervous afflictions, as well as reducing stress and insomnia. Making sure that you get an adequate amount of sleep at night can bring a certain level of harmony to your daily life, allowing you to truly switch off when you really need it.

Both soothing and calming, try adding 3-6 drops in total to 12ml of carrier oil of your choice and massage directly on to your pressure points.

Marjoram

The marjoram plant known as Origanum majoran is a member of the Lamiaceae family. This herbaceous perennial offers calming properties known to relax negative and anxious emotions during times of stress. Using this pure essential oil topically can help you reach a calmer level of self, in turn allowing you to get through difficult tasks that you may not have been able to face before. The more at peace you are, the better your sleep routine will be.

If you’re working on a particularly strenuous or time-consuming project, oil add 3-6 drops in total of Marjoram essential oil to 12ml of a carrier oil of your choice, and then apply to the forehead, temples and the back of your neck to lessen feelings of stress and help you sleep peacefully. 

Rose 

There’s a reason why this floral scented oil is found in a number of things such as perfume and skincare products. Known for its relaxing benefits, it’s also shown reduce stress and mild anxiety through aromatherapy. By reducing sympathetic stimulation, it encourages you to feel centred and grounded just before bedtime.

Our Rose Otto has been blended with carrier oil Jojoba oil, and can be applied directly from the bottle to the skin safely.

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