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Frankincense is one of the best essential oils for sleep that I know!
It’s very talented at helping people feel relaxed, and at calming down cycles of “overthinking” that can keep a lot of people lying awake and staring at their ceilings all night. (So frustrating!)
But even though Frankincense likes to spend time in peaceful solitude, sometimes it likes to be with friends, too.
So when Frankincense decided to create a new sleep recipe, it “interviewed” a few of its friends, looking for some of the best essential oils for sleep to partner with.
2 Aromatherapy Recipes for Fatigue to Support Your Energy All Day! Feeling tired now and then is just your body’s way of telling you that it’s time to rest. But what if you’re feeling tired all the time? As though even after a good night’s sleep, you can’t get your energy going, or you lose your energy after just a few hours of being up? Feeling so fatigued can really cramp your style. I want to share a pair of Aromatherapy recipes for fatigue that can help restore your energy levels. I chose essential oils that are great for infusing you with energy, clearing the head, bringing circulation, clearing away “stagnant energy,” and helping your system feel more balanced overall. […]
A hydrosol spray with Vetiver for sleep, relaxation, and calming your mind. Sometimes when I can’t sleep, I have a chat with my good friend Vetiver. This “Oil of Tranquility” (that’s Vetiver’s nickname!) always helps me feel more relaxed. Here’s one of our conversations . . . Me: Oil of Tranquility, I can’t sleep! Can you help? Vetiver: Of course! I love helping people sleep. First, let’s calm your mind. (Vetiver put on some soothing music.) Me: Ohh, that’s lovely, Vetiver! Vetiver: Thanks! Now, let’s cool you down . . . (Vetiver opened the windows in my room and a sweet, aromatic breeze wafted in.) […]
An effective, sweet-smelling way to use 3 essential oils for sleep! Getting enough sleep is a popular reason that people turn to essential oils. Fortunately, there are a lot of essential oils for sleep that can help calm overthinking and soothe the nervous system. This blend includes three of them: Lavender, Green Mandarin, and Bergamot. This is actually a stock blend recipe, which means we’re making more than we need for a single session of diffusing. We’re going to use a 5 ml bottle with an orifice reducer. Since you only need to diffuse about 5–6 drops of essential oils for sleep, you’ll have plenty “in stock” if you want to use it again! This blend can last several weeks or months, depending on how often you use it. […]