Get that “Empty Inbox” Feeling! Make Linen Spray for Sleep and Relaxation.
When was the last time you felt really relaxed?
I'm talking “no phone calls, an empty inbox, nothing on your to-do list, a week off of work, all-tension-melting-out-of-your-bones” relaxed!
Neroli oil helps us to destress. Neroli is calming for the nervous system, and inspires feelings of emotional contentment and balance.
It’s the perfect ingredient to make linen spray for sleep, and deep relaxation!
Neroli’s “Seems Like a Dream” Linen Spray
- 2 oz (60 ml) Lavender hydrosol (Lavandula angustifolia)
- 5 drops Neroli essential oil (Citrus aurantium var. amara)
- 7 drops Opopanax essential oil (Commiphora guidotti)
- 2 ml Solubol
Make this linen spray for sleep in a 2 oz (60 ml) spray bottle.
Combine the hydrosol, Sobulol and essential oils, shake well, and spritz your linen spray around your bed, especially under your pillow.
Neroli oil is what we call “precious.”
It takes a HUGE amount of hand-picked Orange blossoms to make even a small amount of the essential oil! That’s what accounts for Neroli’s high cost.
Fortunately, Neroli essential oil has a very strong, potent aroma. A little bit goes a long way!
If you don’t want to use Neroli oil in your linen spray for sleep (or you don’t have it), you can substitute Neroli/Petitgrain Bigarade.
That’s a blend of Neroli and Petitgrain Bigarade. They’re a perfect match—Neroli essential oil comes from Bitter Orange blossoms, while Petitgrain Bigarade is distilled from the leaves of the Bitter Orange tree. (“Bigarade” means it comes from the Orange tree, which is helpful to know because there are different kinds of Petitgrain essential oil.)
I suggest making a fresh bottle of this every few weeks, since hydrosol is a water-based product and there are no preservatives in this blend.
This linen spray recipe is in my book, The Heart of Aromatherapy.
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