Posted on March 20 2018
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FIGHT NATURALLY AGAINST INSOMNIA WITH ESSENTIAL OILS
Do you wake up in the middle of the night, impossible to fall asleep, very short nights ... when the sleep escapes us, it is the insomnia! This sleep disorder, whether punctual or chronic, should not be taken lightly as it affects the morale and health of those who suffer from it.
WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF INSOMNIA?
More than half of all insomnia is due to stress, anxiety and depression .
Specific diseases can also disrupt sleep and result in insomnia, such as hyperthyroidism, gastroesophageal reflux or restless legs syndrome.
An unhealthy lifestyle can also promote the occurrence of insomnia. This is the case for example of the consumption of excitants (tea, coffee, energy drinks, alcohol, tobacco), especially in the evening, a dinner too rich, a rhythm of irregular life, a noisy environment , a room too much or not heated enough.
ESSENTIAL OILS FOR BETTER SLEEP
To sleep like a baby , the first question to ask is that of the origin of insomnia: "Am I stressed, is my coffee consumption excessive, does my lifestyle promote good sleep?
The essential oils will be of great help to facilitate sleep, promote restful, deep sleep. They will be used in diffusion in the room or in massage, diluted in a vegetable oil. Your best allies will be the soothing and relaxing essential oils Mandarin , Petitgrain, Lavender or Lavandin , Ylang Ylang... associated with essential oils for sedative and anti-depressive purposes are : Neroli , Roman Chamomile ,Marjoram , Verbena ...