Therapeutic Aromatherapy For Insomnia

January 6th, 2018

 Aromatherapy Massage for Insomnia and Sleep Problems

Insomnia is known to impact the quality and well being of our lives. It is very frustrating not being able to get a good night’s sleep. Busy lifestyles, stress, depression, physical illness and unusual working schedules are the root causes for insomnia.

Aromatherapy massage has been used for hundreds of years to help promote relaxation and sleep. Aromatherapy offers an all-natural remedy to relax and unwind. At O2 Spa, we use a combination of essential oils for our aromatherapy services designed to- elevate your massage experience, help you relax with a blend that can help alleviate insomnia and encourage undisturbed sleep.

Below are a few names of all-natural essential oils that are known to help you relax, provide relief from stress and help with insomnia.

•Chamomile – This is an ancient herb which has therapeutic properties; oil is extracted from this herb. The benefits of this oil are many; this oil has sedative and relaxing properties.

•Sweet marjoram – This is an essential oil that helps with insomnia because it has a calming and sedating action on the nervous system which helps lower blood pressure, ease nervous tension and hyperactivity, sooth loneliness, ease grief and negative thoughts.

•Ylang Ylang – This essential oil is known for its relaxation properties; this oil also helps in reducing high blood pressure and works as an antidepressant.

•Lavender – Lavender is known for its calming and soothing effects. This oil is known to relieve high blood pressure, prevent indigestion and promote mental well-being.

•Orange sweet – This is citrus based oil that is used to calm the nerves before bed rest and also to relieve stress.

•Blue Tansy – This oil has anti-inflammatory properties, which helps in relaxing and give a calming effect to the mind.

•Vetiver – This is a strong type of oil that has a calming effect on anxiety, it also allows the brain to relax and unwind for sleep.

•Other essential oils for insomnia are neroli oil, rose oil, sandalwood oil, clergy sage oil, and valerian oil. All these oils have relaxing and sedative properties. When combined together they produce an energizing yet soothing effect.

All essential oils do have a relaxing and calming effect on the mind. When blended they have an even more amazing effect that is powerful to promote relaxation and an undisturbed sleep. If you are having trouble sleeping and that’s frustrating you, it is recommended to schedule your appointment right away at O2 Spa for a relaxing Aromatherapy session.