12 Best Essential Oils for Sleep

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There are a lot of essential oils that help the mind and body relax. Well known essential oils that support a great night’s sleep are lavender, cedarwood, vetiver, marjoram, Roman chamomile, bergamot, orange, frankincense, patchouli, and sandalwood.

 

Lavender: widely used for its calming properties. It eases tension and induces relaxation.

Cedarwood: warm, woody scent that is both grounding and calming, promoting a great night’s sleep.

Vetiver: This grass has a rich, exotic aroma that is extremely grounding for emotions.

Marjoram: has a slightly spicy, warm aroma that calms and helps you release emotional stress and trauma.

Chamomile: sweet floral aroma is calming and soothing to the mind and body, making it one of the most often used essential oils for sleep.

Bergamot: floral citrus aroma is an adaptogen, meaning that it can be both uplifting and calming, depending on what your body needs at the time. Helps calm and reduce anxious feelings.

Sweet Orange: sweet citrus scent and, like bergamot, wild/sweet orange is also an adaptogen that can be either energizing or calming, depending on what your body needs.

 

Grounding Blend: refers to a generic term for essential oil blends from several different brands that include essential oils like blue tansy, frankincense, and spruce. These blends promote tranquility and relaxation while eases anxious feelings.

 

Frankincense: warm, spicy aroma promotes feelings of peace, relaxation, and satisfaction. A great oil to use to help balance your mood. When combined with other oils, frankincense often enhances the properties of the other essential oils.

Patchouli: musky scent is grounding and balancing for emotions
Hawaiian Sandalwood: rich, sweet and woody aroma instills calm and relaxation. It’s soothing scent lessens tension, promotes emotional well-being, and has a meditative-like effect.

Sandalwood: rich, sweet and woody aroma instills calm and relaxation. It’s soothing scent lessens tension, promotes emotional well-being, and has a meditative-like effect.

 

Calming Blend: refers to a generic term for essential oil blends from several different companies that include essential oils like lavender, ylang ylang, marjoram, and chamomile. These blends lessen the feeling of stress, calm emotions, and create a peaceful feeling.

 

 

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