Essential Oils promote good sleep. Lack of sleep is a nationwide epidemic. Did you know that essential oils have been used for decades to promote better sleep, relaxation and improved health. Egyptian tombs with essential oil recipe’s still exist. So, why can’t we peel back the modern-day layers and get back to our roots? Embracing whole foods, healthy lifestyle choices and reducing our overall synthetic toxic load all impacts our well-being and sleep.
Certified essential oils help bring the body back to balance naturally without the pesky side effects many sleep regime offer.
Sleep issues can be detrimental to your health and can cause chronic anxiety, depression, obesity, high blood pressure and more.
Sleep is one of the most important factors in maintaining optimal metabolism, supporting normal endocrine function, and regulating appetite.
We need sleep to rejuvenate our cells and reorganize our mind.
Lack of sleep can have significant metabolic and endocrine effects that may reduce or even completely undo the success of your weight management efforts. I experienced hot flashes in my early thirties due to cortisol level imbalance and more. I was NOT sleeping.
Cortisol, the stress hormone secreted during times when the fight or flight response mechanism is initiated, is proving to be one of the most important factors in both fat loss and lean muscle tissue gain. If you are stressed, waking up at night all sweaty and still embracing caffeine and alchol..it might be time to get a second opinion on your cortisol levels.
If you are experiencing difficulty in shedding unwanted weight…you might want to look at your sleep patterns. Its all connected.
One of the most researched benefits of essential oils are their calming and relaxing properties. Including essential oils in your bedroom routine may be the extra push you need.
I love adding lavender oil to my pillow, OR 2 drops of vetiver essential oil diluted with fractionated coconut oil applied to the back of my neck and call it a day.
For more information on vetiver essential oil you can read the full story here. Hopefully, this article will inspire you to embrace alternatives for a restful night’s sleep.
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