Do you need a little help getting ready for a restful nights sleep? This blend of herbs and oils known to aid in sleep may be what your night time routine needs.
HERBS INFUSED INTO THE OIL:
Passion Flower - appears to boost the level of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) in your brain. This compound lowers brain activity, which may help you relax and sleep better.
Hops - for its sedative effects on the central nervous system due to its methyl-butenol content as a treatment for stress, anxiety, and insomnia.
California Poppy - has earned a reputation as a strong sedative. It can ease insomnia that results from restlessness and anxiety
Kava - Because of its soothing, soporific effects, it is used medicinally to treat sleeplessness and anxiety.
Ashwagandha - works against insomnia by reducing cortisol in the body. Cortisol is the hormone that should peak when we wake each morning.
St. John’s Wort - Modern scientific studies show that it can help relieve chronic insomnia and mild depression when related to certain brain chemistry imbalances.
Skullcap - helps relax the body and mind and to ease restless, interrupted sleep.
PURE ESSENTIAL OILS:
Melissa - Several studies show that lemon balm combined with other calming herbs (such as valerian, hops, and chamomile) helps reduce anxiety and promote sleep.
Chamomile - contains therapeutic properties that act as a sedative and help to relax the mind and body.
Lavender - calms the nervous system — lowering blood pressure, heart rate, and skin temperature as well as changing brain waves to a more relaxed state.
Valerian - helps people to fall asleep easier and get deeper and more restorative sleep, and decreases the number of times people wake up in the middle of the night.
Marjoram - it has a calming and sedating action on the nervous system which helps to lower blood pressure, ease nervous tension and hyperactivity.
Vetiver - helps shut off an overactive mind at night and helps relaxes a hyperactive nervous system, finally letting your body relax enough to give in to sleep.
Bergamot - can stimulate the activity of certain hormones in the body, which induce feelings of relaxation and sedation, like dopamine and serotonin.