THE MOST CALMING SCENTS
These wondrously relaxing essential oils will send you into dreamland in a jiffy. LAVENDER Its calming effect helps you fall asleep faster. It also increases the amount of deep sleep, so you’ll wake up feeling more refreshed.
ROMAN CAMOMILE It relaxes your muscles gently so you fall asleep more easily. It works even better when blended with some lavender oil. BASIL Calms the mind and eases anxiety and irritability. CLARY SAGE Soothes and comforts the muscles so you can relax physically and mentally. It’s also a great anxiety reliever. To use: Put a drop or two onto your palm, and inhale deeply to take in the fragrance and its calming effect, advises aromatherapist and founder of Essential Healing, Claudia Hofmaier. Or apply a drop or two to your wrists or temples – these warm spots disperse the fragrance easily. You can also put a few drops on your pillow so that you can inhale the scent as you fall asleep.