Having a good night sleep is an important part of maintaining your health. We live in a very fast-paced and stress-filled world and now is the time when you need your sleep the most. Yet some nights, if not most of them, you’ve been too tired or too stressed to fall asleep. Many people today suffer from insomnia brought upon by different factors and most have turned to pharmaceuticals for help, taking various sleeping pills or anti-stress medicine. Those may be a quick fix for the problem, but some of them have ingredients that can cause addiction and other health problems. If you wish to go to sleep easier in a more natural way try out our top 10 insomnia beating recipes.
Lullaby Sleep Blends For Kids & Adults
It is hard to find sleep medications that are safe for children and many parents have surely spend many sleepless nights due to their child’s refusal to go to sleep. Well, these blends are safe for kids and even animal-friendly, with lavender, vetiver and other oils.
Homemade Lavender-Chamomile Sleepy-Time Lotion Recipe
This lotion has four ingredients that will not only help you fall asleep, but will nourish your skin, so you will not only wake up fresh and energized, but your skin will look and feel amazing as well.
Sleep Blend With Essential Oils
A super easy recipe of mixing lavender, marjoram and vetiver in a roller bottle that is then filled with fractionated coconut oil. You can use it before going to sleep by rubbing your feet and neck or for a relaxing night bath.
DIY Sleep Spray
Sometimes you have so many things on your mind that you simply can’t go to sleep easily. But, once you sprayed this blend of fragrant oils over your face and pillows, it will take your mind off from everything and as an added bonus, the neroli oil used in this blend helps regenerate skin cells, so n the morning you will feel and look fresh as well.
Herbal Sublingual Sleep Aid Spray
If you are used to pharmaceuticals and think that simple fragrances won’t help, then try this sleep spray. It has many ingredients and needs to sit 2 to 4 weeks before you can use it, but with just three sprays of it under your tongue you will sleep more soundly. If you feel you can’t DIY-it, it is available for purchase on etsy.
All-Natural Sleep Aid
The secret to this all-natural sleep remedy is the Valerian root which sleep inducing and health effects are simply magical. This tincture takes 4 to 6 weeks to make, but it is worth the wait. Just keep in mind that the Valerian root doesn’t have a pleasant smell.
DIY Sleep Salve
Made with beeswax and equal parts lavender, orange, cedarwood, peppermint, and cinnamon essential oils, you rub this soothing sleep salve on your feet or on your sore muscles, your temples or your hands and you’ll be in dreamland in no time.
Herbal Sleep And Dream Pillows
If your sleeping problem involves falling asleep fast or sleeping trough the whole night without waking up, you might want to try these sleep pillows. The scent you’ll inhale during the night from this mix of herbs will give you deep, calm and peaceful slumber.
Do you wake up startled in he middle of the night feeling like your heart pumping and only some snacks help you calm down? If you do, then you need this magical sleepy dust. It may sound strange but the three ingredients will shut down stress hormones and in time will cure you from your middle-of-the-night anxieties.
Make Your Own Sleep Salve For Sweet Dreams And Soft Feet
This sleep salve is most effective when rubbed on your feet before sleeping. The fruity scented salve will help you sleep tight after a hard day’s work and as an added bonus, by morning you will be fresh and your feet will be soft, rested and ready for another day.