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Essential oils: The key to a better night’s sleep
There are many different qualities that affect the way in which we sleep. What we eat, drink and do all affect the quality of our sleep. So, wouldn’t it be great if you knew exactly what helped you get your head down at night? Studies show that there are certain scents, that have been derived from the essential oils of plants, that are particularly effective for reducing stress and anxiety and thus a better night’s sleep. Knowing that essential oils can have such a positive impact is a great way for you help not only yourself, but your customers get a much needed 30 winks. Let’s take a closer look at what essential oils can do for you!
Which scents will send me off?
When it comes to essential oils that send you to sleep, there are four main contenders. Geranium, lavender, chamomile and bergamot are amongst the most popular, and effective essential oils out there. Each with its own unique scent and effects on the body.
Often used in aromatherapy, geranium essential oils are well known for reducing stress, anxiety, sadness, fatigue and tension. Geranium gives a general sense of wellbeing and relaxation, combine this with its naturally soothing qualities, you have an essential oil that often relieves sufferers of insomnia.
One of the most popular fragrances of the bunch, lavender. Lavender is one of the most popular and versatile essential oils used in aromatherapy, soaps, candles and other bath and body products. This popular oil promotes relaxation that is said to relieve anxiety, fungal infections, allergies, depression, insomnia, eczema, nausea and menstrual cramps.
Similar to lavender, chamomile has been a popular choice for hundreds of years when it comes to treating a range of ailments. From sleep to digestion chamomile essential oils offer a range of health benefits proving it to be a popular choice year after year.
Last but certainly not least, bergamot. Bergamot oil is most commonly used in aromatherapy for anxiety, nausea and vomiting, pain, and poor sleep.
Where can I find essential oils?
At Supplies for Candles, we have a whole host of essential and natural oil inspired fragrance oils that are just waiting to be tried.
Try our Lavender Essential Oil which has been extracted by the steam distillation of the freshly cut flowering tops of the herb. Our Lavender oil has a fresh, herbaceous aroma, bursting with floral scents and a somewhat dry-woody undertone. This oil blends well with many other oils, so why not use it in our Vegetable wax, Eco Soya Wax or our Augeo reed diffuser base for a truly natural product. Looking for calming chamomile? Our Lavender and Chamomile oil is a refreshing blend of eucalyptus and lavender with camphoraceous and lime top notes. Bursting for bergamot? Our bergamot essential oil gives off a citrus, yet fruity and sweet scent, with a warm spicy floral quality that is reminiscent of neroli as well as lavender oil. If you’re giddy for geranium our rose geranium essential oil is perfect for you. This fresh oil has a natural light and sweet aroma with great relaxation properties. A perfect citrus yet floral aroma.
100% Natural and At The Spa Fragrance Oils
Aside from our exciting range of essential fragrance oils, we have a whole host of other aromatherapy and natural fragrance oils, from at the spa to sleep scents to our 100% Natural Fragrance Oils range, we have everything you need to provide your customers with natural settling auras.
Our 100% Natural Sleep Fragrance Oil has a soothing fragrance that opens with clean refreshing lemon, relaxing lavender and rosemary. With heart notes of geranium, ylang and sweet guaiac wood, resting on a base of cedar, creamy sandalwood and patchouli. Or why not sample our Time To Unwind Fragrance Oil. Revitalise the mind & soothe tired muscles with this invigorating spicy oriental fragrance where bold citrus top notes are lifted by a burst of black pepper. All this is supported by a herbal fusion rosemary & eucalyptus, enriched by warm spices, precious woods amber & musk.
No matter what your customers are after, we have it all. From a better night’s sleep to something simply soothing, our range of Fragrance Oils are just waiting to be discovered. Whether you craft wax melts or reed diffusers, candles or car air fresheners, use our fresh and inviting oils to create a truly calming environment for your clientele. Shop the range now at Supplies for Candles and be sure to share your creations with us on social media!
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