Lavender Essential Oil
It is best known as a relaxation and sleep promoting agent. Lavender is most frequently used to relieve anxiety and depression; thus promoting sleep. The oil acts as a tranquilizer to calm the central nervous system, which makes it a highly effective remedy for insomnia. A bath with lavender essential oil added significantly will increase the time you spend in subsequent deep sleep. Inhaled lavender oil mist is as effective as your regular sleep medication in terms of number of hours you sleep at night. You can apply lavender oil topically to relax your muscles or you can inhale its scent for a calming effect. On the other hand, you can rub the oil on your feet, since it will be absorbed quickly.
Roman Chamomile Oil
Roman chamomile oil has the ability to counteract insomnia, possibly better than conventional sedative drugs. The most effective way of using this oil to promote sleep is through inhalation, shortly before bedtime. This might include a few drops (two drops of Roman chamomile, three drops of lavender, and three drops of ylang-ylang) in a bath or in an aromatherapy diffuser. For digestive-related insomnia, you will have to include sweet marjoram. A blend of Roman chamomile with ylang-ylang, rose, and/or juniper berry serves to promote deeper sleep. A good inhalation recipe should be as follows. Place two drops of Roman chamomile and three drops of lavender on a tissue, and inhale deeply for at least three times. You can effectively sprinkle a few drops of Roman chamomile, lavender and ylang-ylang on your sheets, and inhale deeply.
Vetiver oil is one of the most valuable as well as important aromatic oil, and is extensively used as a raw material in sleep. The oil may be applied neat; nevertheless, it is advisable to dilute it 50:50 in carrier oil for maximum performance. The oil is suitable for topical application, diffusion, and inhalation. When used in aromatherapy or for meditation, the oil can combat insomnia, alleviate depression, and provide an overall sense of calm. Vetiver eases muscular cramps; on an emotional level, the oil calms nervousness, relieves tension, and helps induce deep, restful sleep. The following combination should prove useful. Mix four drops of Vetiver, two drops of lemon, and one drop of basil; and then disperse in aromatherapy diffuser for a good night sleep.
It is a sensual scent that helps you to relax; thus improving the quality of your sleep. Ylang-Ylang can calm your nerves, and help you sleep more soundly. It reduces stress and promotes relaxation. Before bedtime, enjoy a good bath composed of ylang-ylang blend. Spray your pillow along with the sheets with ylang-ylang dream pillow spray. The following blends should be of great importance to you. Add two drops of ylang-ylang oil, two drops of marjoram oil, four drops of chamomile oil, and one cup of Dead Sea salts to your bathtub filled with warm water, and soak in the bath for at least twenty minutes before retiring to bed. You can also come up with a mixture of six drops of ylang-ylang, eight drops of marjoram, eight drops of German chamomile, and twenty drops of lavender. Obtained the mixture and add a few drops to your nebulizing diffuser to experience a good night sleep.
Clary Sage Essential Oil
Clary sage works not just through, but also through a number of physiological systems; thus promoting good night sleep. You can use the oil in massage and aromatherapy diffusers. The oil can help maneuver you into sleep. Its scent is relaxing and satisfying. Clary sage oil can induce dramatic and colorful dreams, and even help promote lucid dreaming. Lucid dreaming is an exceptional mental state in which you become fully conscious within a dream, but without waking up. You can always place a few drops on your pillow to inhale.