THE MOST CALM­ING SCENTS

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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.

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