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Soothing Oils in the soothing category hold many benefits and can be used to soothe Ylan g the skin, body, and mind. To help promote proper sleep, soothing essential Can odo anga rata oils can be used aromatically or topically at bedtime to gently ease the body Ylan g 15 m L and mind to sleep. Melissa Ylang Ylang Dill Grounding Typically composed of alcohols or ketones, grounding essential oils can help to settle the body and mind before bed by promoting calm feelings of security and balance. Cedarwood Sandalwood Vetiver Harmonizing Cilantro and can help promote the composure and serenity needed for proper rest. mind for a night of tranquil sleep. These oils are mainly composed of alcohols Promoting feelings of harmony before bed can help prepare the body and Marjoram Warming Oils in this category typically have a warm or spicy scent, and can help produce a warming sensation when applied to the skin. Warming oils can be used topically or aromatically before sleep to help promote calm, relaxed feelings. Make sure to always dilute warming oils and other strong oils before applying them topically. Thyme Keep in mind that the unique chemical makeup of each essential oil can give an oil several useful benefits. This means that an essential oil can be both warming and soothing, or both harmonizing and calming, depending on its specific combination of chemical constituents. As you experiment with different oils and various application methods, you will find that each essential oil creates a different reaction within the body or brain. These reactions will help you narrow your search as you select your favorite essential oils for promoting sleep and relaxation. Don’t forget—you can always combine several essential oils together to help create the desired outcome of peaceful sleep.