Getting a good night's sleep is essential for your health and well-being. Yet, so many of us have trouble sleeping through the night. Maybe you toss and turn, can't get comfortable, or wake up several times a night. If this sounds like you, using essential oils for sleep may be the answer to your problems.
Essential oils are natural compounds extracted from plants. They have been used for centuries for their medicinal properties. Today, they are being studied more than ever before for their potential to improve our health and well-being. One area where research is showing great promise is in the use of essential oils for sleep.
There are many different essential oils that can help you get a good night's sleep. Some of the most popular are listed below:
Lavender essential oil is made from the lavender plant, which is native to the Mediterranean. The oil is extracted from the plant's flowering tops through a process of steam distillation. The lavender essential oil has a sweet, herbaceous aroma with a hint of floral freshness. It is often used in aromatherapy and has a wide range of benefits for the skin and hair.
The oil can help to soothe dry skin and scalp, reduce redness and inflammation, and promote healing. It can also be used as a natural insect repellent. Lavender essential oil is a versatile oil with many uses. Whether you're looking to improve your skincare routine or simply enjoy its calming scent, lavender oil is worth trying out.
Lavender (Fine French - High Altitude) Essential Oil (Lavandula Angustifolia)
Botanical Name: Lavandula Angustifolia Plant Part: Flowering Tops Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled Country of Origin: France Color/Consistency: Clear with Thin Consistency Aroma: Floral, Crisp, Sweet, Herbaceous, Gentle, Balsalmic Undertones Perfumery Note: Middle Main Chemical Components: Linalyl acetate (32.40%), Linalool… read more
Roman Chamomile is a beautiful plant with delicate white flowers that have been used for centuries in skincare formulations. The essential oil is steam distilled from the flowers and has a sweet, fresh, rich, and apple-like aroma. It is a middle note in perfumery and has the main chemical components of isoamyl angelate (24.13%), amyl angelate (12.49%), and isobutyl angelate (12.49%).
Roman Chamomile essential oil is very versatile and can be used in many different ways. It is said to be helpful in reducing anxiety, relieving muscle pain, and promoting restful sleep. When diluted properly, it can also be used topically on the skin to help soothe inflammation and irritation. Roman Chamomile essential oil is an excellent addition to any natural skincare collection.
Chamomile (Roman) Essential Oil (Anthemis Nobilis) - 10% Dilute
Botanical Name: Anthemis Nobilis Plant Part: Flowering Tops Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled Country of Origin: England Color/Consistency: Clear Pale Green with Thin Consistency Aroma: Sweet, Fresh, Rich, and Apple-like Perfumery Note: Middle Main Chemical Components: Isoamyl angelate (24.13%), Amyl angelate (12.49%),… read more
Valerian Root Essential Oil is extracted from the root of the Valeriana Officinalis plant, which is native to Nepal. The oil is steam distilled from the roots and has a dark red-amber color with a thick consistency.
It has a strong, stinky cheese top note with warm-woody, balsamic and musky undertones. The main chemical components of the oil are Maaliol (32-45%), 3-methyl valeric acid (20-36%), and a-Eurjunene (5-12%). Valerian Root Essential Oil is used in perfumery as a base note and has calming and sedative properties. It can be helpful in treating anxiety, insomnia, and nervous disorders.
Valerian Root Essential Oil - Wildcrafted (Valeriana Officinalis)
Botanical Name: Valeriana Officinalis Plant Part: Root Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled Country of Origin: Nepal Color/Consistency: Dark Red-Amber with Thick Consistency Aroma: Intense Stinky Cheese Top Note with Warm-Woody, Balsamic and Musky Undertones Perfumery Note: Base Main Chemical Components:… read more
Cedarwood (Himalayan) Essential Oil is steam distilled from the wood chips of the Cedrus deodora tree, which grows in the Himalayan mountains of India. The oil has a warm, woody, balsamic aroma and is golden yellow in color with a medium consistency.
The main chemical components of Cedarwood (Himalayan) Essential Oil are beta-Himachalene (35.91%), alpha-Himachalene (12.96%), and Atlantone trans-alpha (12.16%). Cedarwood (Himalayan) Essential Oil is an excellent oil to use in perfumes and diffusers, as it has a strong, yet calming scent. It is also great for use in skincare products, as it can help to improve skin tone and texture.
Cedarwood (Himalayan) Essential Oil - Organic (Cedrus Deodora)
Botanical Name: Cedrus Deodora Plant Part: Wood Chips Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled Country of Origin: India (Himalayan Mountains) Color/Consistency: Golden Yellow with Medium Consistency Aroma: Woody, Dry, Warm, and Balsamic Perfumery Note: Base Main Chemical Components: beta-Himachalene (35.91%), alpha-Himachalene… read more
Looking for a powerful and exotic sandalwood essential oil blend? Look no further than Sandalwood Blend. This 100% pure essential oil blend contains six different types of sandalwood oil, all from different origins including East India, West India, Indonesia, Australia, and Africa. The different sandalwoods complement one another to create a much stronger odor than sandalwood oil alone.
Just a few drops of this potent oil blend is all you need to enjoy the exotic and woody scent of sandalwood. Add it to diffusers, DIY household cleaners, or homemade candles and soaps for a truly indulgent experience. As always, Sandalwood Blend contains no fillers, synthetics, or pesticides.
Sandalwood Essential Oil Blend - 100% Pure Essential Oil Blend of 6 Sandalwoods
Our Sandalwood Blend contains sandalwood oils from different origins including East India, West India, Indonesia, Australia, and Africa. This is an ideal blend for Sandalwood lovers, as the different Sandalwoods complement one another to produce a much stronger odor than… read more
Frankincense Papyrifera is a unique essential oil that is steam distilled from the resin of the Boswellia Papyrifera tree. This tree is native to Ethiopia and has been used for centuries in traditional medicine and ceremonies. The oil has a deep, sweet, incense-like aroma, and a light yellow color. It is thin in consistency and has a base note.
The main chemical components of the oil are octyl acetate, octanol, alpha-pinene, and incensole. Frankincense Papyrifera oil is said to have many benefits, including reducing inflammation, boosting immunity, and reducing stress levels. It can be used in diffusers, massage oils, and skincare products.
Frankincense Papyrifera Essential Oil (Boswellia Papyrifera)
Botanical Name: Boswellia Papyrifera Plant Part: Resin Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled Country of Origin: Ethiopia Color/Consistency: Light Yellow Color and Thin Consistency Aroma: Deep, Sweet, Incense-like Perfumery Note: Base Main Chemical Components: Octyl acetate (71.78%), Octanol (5.92%), alpha-Pinene (4.03%),… read more
Do you have trouble falling asleep? Or maybe you fall asleep fine, but then you wake up a few hours later and can't get back to sleep. Either way, you're not getting the restorative sleep that your body needs. Sweet Dreams Essential Oil Blend can help. This unique blend of 100% pure essential oils is designed to promote restful sleep.
Just add a few drops to your diffuser before bedtime, and inhale the calming scents of Lavender, German Chamomile, Valerian, Petitgrain, Melissa, Cannabis, Vetiver, Copaiba, and Roman Chamomile. Within minutes, you'll start to feel more relaxed and drowsy. And when you do finally drift off to sleep, you'll stay asleep longer so that your body can heal and repair itself overnight.
Sweet Dreams Essential Oil Blend - 100% Pure Essential Oil Blend to Promote Restorative Sleep
100% Pure Therapeutic Grade essential oils of: Lavender, German Chamomile, Valerian, Petitgrain, Melissa, Cannabis, Vetiver, Copaiba, and Roman Chamomile. Pure essential oil blend designed to help people fall asleep and stay asleep. Love Infused Made in Hawai'i Also Available as a Body Oil … read more
After several years with our Sweet Dreams Essential Oil Blend, I was inspired to make a sleep blend for those who were more sensitive to the aromas in my original formula, so I came up with this new blend that's sweeter and still very effective.
Like Sweet Dreams, sleepy can be added to your diffuser, or it can be applied to the soles of your feet at bedtime. You might even like to put a little on a tissue or cloth and stick that in your pillowcase.
Sleepy Essential Oil Blend - 100% Pure Essential Oil Blend for Restful Sleep
Ingredients: Pure Essential Oil Blend of Organic Ylang Ylang Complete, Red Mandarin, Pemou, Organic Himalayan Cedarwood, Wildcrafted Cape Chamomile, and Organic Blue Tansy Aroma: Fruity, Sweet and Woody Made in Hawaii Also Available as a Body Oil … read more
Which Essential Oil is Best for Sleep?
There are a lot of different essential oils that can be helpful for sleep. But which one is the best? The answer may depend on your individual needs. If you're struggling with anxiety or stress, then Lavender or Frankincense may be the best choice.
If you have trouble falling asleep, then Sweet Dreams Essential Oil Blend could be just what you need. And if you wake up in the middle of the night and can't get back to sleep, then Cedarwood or Sandalwood may be your best bet.
Do Essential Oils for sleep Really Work?
There is some scientific evidence to suggest that essential oils can be helpful for sleep. One study found that Lavender Essential Oil was effective in improving sleep quality in people with insomnia.
Another study found that Bergamot Essential Oil reduced anxiety and improved sleep quality in people with mild to moderate depression. While more research is needed, these studies suggest that essential oils may be helpful in promoting better sleep.
If you're looking for a natural way to improve your sleep, then consider trying essential oils. There are a variety of different oils that can be helpful, depending on your individual needs. And while more research is needed, there is some evidence to suggest that they may be effective.
So, what are you waiting for? Give essential oils a try and see if they help you get a good night's sleep!