Essential Oils

Does Lavender Really Help You Sleep?

If you have trouble falling asleep or your sleep is disturbed by constant waking up, lavender can be for you.

The essential oil of lavender is recommended to rest better and sleep soundly because a psychic level and aromatherapy have great power relaxing.

Its anti-insomnia efficacy was proven by a recent study in which it was shown that people slept better if they had used a little lavender essential oil before bedtime. The intense scent of this flower not only contributes to deeper sleep but is also able to ensure a better awakening and consequently to give more energy and positivity to the whole day.

Lavender Flowers

Here are some tips on how to use lavender essential oil

  • Put a few drops of lavender essential oil on a cotton ball and place it under the pillow. Its volatile principles will be inhaled, and you will immediately enjoy its relaxing benefits.
  • Before going to bed, apply a few drops of lavender oil on the central part of the soles of the feet and massage for a few minutes to fully absorb the active ingredients.
  • If you have time, a warm bath before bed is a great habit. Relax and promote sleep. If you want to enhance the relaxing power of the bath, you can add a tablespoon of coarse salt (preferably whole or Himalayan rose) and 6 drops of Lavender essential oil to the bathwater.
  • A very practical solution is to use a diffuser in which to insert Lavender essential oil. The ideal is to place it in the bedroom and operate it ten minutes before going to sleep. In this case, you need a drop of essential oil for every square meter your room is made of.

A little tip

Why not plant a lavender plant under your bedroom window and leave the window ajar overnight? Learn more about Does smelling lavender relax you?

Lavender, a 100% natural way to get back to sleep.