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2 3 CHAPTER Which essential oils are best for sleep? With a basic understanding of the science behind essential oils and sleep, it is time to learn about what kinds of oils can be useful for supporting proper sleeping habits. As discussed, it is best to choose essential oils with chemical constituents that provide soothing, calming, and relaxing benefits for the CHAPTER How to use essential oils to promote healthy sleep which specific oils best fit your needs and preferences when it comes to sleeping. body, mind, and mood. With these types of benefits at your disposal, you can then experiment to see Choose essential oils that can help you sleep Learning about the specific nature and benefits of each essential oil will help you narrow your search when you want to use an essential oil for sleep. You will want to choose essential oils that can help you create an ideal sleeping environment by promoting deep feelings of calmness and relaxation. Each of the essential oils listed below have different 1 CHAPTER 2 CHAPTER 3 CHAPTER 4 characteristics that are helpful for promoting quality sleep, but each oil has a unique chemical makeup and interacts with the CHAPTER The Importance of Sleep brain and body a little differently—making it easy for you to find an oil that works for you. Use aromatically to help with sleep Use topically to help with sleep Use internally to help with sleep The science behind essential oils and sleep With an aroma that is calming and soothing, Bergamot oil can help promote a sense of calm and harmony when used before bedtime. Cilantro oil can be used to create a peaceful feeling that will support a restful night of sleep. The warm, woody scent of Cedarwood oil promotes a peaceful feeling that can help the mind and body unwind before bed. The relaxing, balancing nature of Clary Sage oil can help you prepare for bed by creating a restful environment. Which essential oils are best for sleep? How to use essential oils to promote healthy sleep