BEAUTY DIY: NATURAL LAVENDER OIL SLEEP SPRAY

Rub 2-3 drops of lavender oil in your cupped palms, then use the inhalation method to draw the scent all the way into your amygdala gland (the emotional warehouse) in your brain to calm the mind. Then, rub on the feet, temples, wrists (or anywhere) for an immediate calming effect on the body.

To look healthy and fresh, one needs a good night sleep. Some are blessed with ability to sleep as and when they hit the bed at night, some do not feel sleepy for hours. Insomnia is a big problem given our long work hours and hectic schedules. Over a period of time, it can turn out to be chronic as a result of stress, anxiety, and as a side effect of disease or medication.

Aroma of lavender has been shown in human studies “to slow down heart rate, slow blood pressure and put you in a parasympathetic state, which is a relaxed state which helps you sleep better. Below is a recipe for DIY lavender oil sleep spray along with its benefits:

BEAUTY DIY: NATURAL LAVENDER OIL SLEEP SPRAY

BENEFITS:

  • What lavender actually does is relaxing you and prevents agitation and stress. This calms your mind and helps you sleep better.
  • Lavender may slow the activity of the nervous system, thus inducing a feeling calm.
  • Like I mentioned, the aroma of lavender has been shown in human studies “to slow down heart rate, slow blood pressure and put you in a parasympathetic state.
  • Lavender works far better than any sleeping medications since it has no harmful effects nor does it make you addicted!
  • This lavender sleep spray can be used even from kids to adults! It is that safe!
  • Witch hazel in the recipe helps diffuse the lavender better this is because it has a property of getting mixed with essential oils, thus better the effect.
BEAUTY DIY: NATURAL LAVENDER OIL SLEEP SPRAY
RECIPE FOR DIY LAVENDER OIL SLEEP SPRAY:

Things you need-

  • 10-15 drops of pure lavender essential oil
  • 2-3 tablespoons witch hazel
  • ½ cup filtered water

Procedure-

In a bowl, add ½ cup of water followed by 10 drops of lavender essential oil. Stir it well and add in 5-6 tablespoons of witch hazel. Again stir well and pour into a spray bottle. To use, shake well and spray n the pillows, bed sheets, or feet. Take a deep breath to draw the scent all the way in to release a calming effect.