Essential oils can provide even the most sleep deprived with a good night’s rest. By bringing our bodies back into balance and supporting our systems, essential oils can provide us with many benefits, especially if used correctly. This sleep rub contains specifically chosen oils that will aid in calming and relaxing your mind and body, which in turn will improve the quality of your sleep.
Using this rub directly on the soles of your feet will cause the oils to be delivered to your system even quicker. The pores on the bottom of the foot are larger, and our legs act as straws sucking up the compounds in an expedited manner directly to the bloodstream. Within 20 minutes the oil will be detected in every cell contained in your body if the oil combination is applied in this way.
DIY Sleepy Time Foot Spray
Vetiver Essential Oil- Provides as relaxing feeling for the body and mind, which promotes sleep. The soothing qualities it contains will leave you feeling more tranquil, and also lower stress which can cause insomnia.
Magnesium Oil- The body requires magnesium for over 300 enzymatic reactions in the body. This includes the creation of energy for our cells and the control of critical neurotransmitters. Magnesium controls the reduction of cortisol, aka the stress hormone, which keeps many up at night.
Lavender Essential Oil- Scientific research has shown the aromatherapy with lavender can slow the activity in the nervous system, improve sleep quality, promote relaxation, and lift mood for people suffering from sleep disorders. Sniffing lavender before bedtime increases the amount of deep sleep or slow-wave sleep.
Here is how to make an ah-mazing foot spray that can be used on the feet before bed to ensure a good night’s sleep:
1. Mix magnesium oil with 15 drops of lavender essential oil and 8 drops of vetiver essential oil in a glass spray bottle.
2. Shake the spray mixture well.
3. This mixture will have enough for 25-45 applications.
4. Spray on the soles of your feet and let dry for about a minute.
Using just the right combination of natural essential oils can cause a wonderful calming effect on the body, which in turn will provide you with natural calming sensations that promote sleep. If this combination is good for sleep, with little research and shopping, you could create effective sprays for anything and use in the same manner. Natural remedies like this are not only safer for you, but also much more effective in treating your ailments. Start using this wonderful aromatherapy sleep spray tonight, you can thank us in the morning!