If you are amongst those struggling to fall asleep and stay asleep, essential oils may help. National Library of Medicine studies have found that aromatherapy may be a safe alternative to pharmaceutical interventions for mild sleep disturbances. In this guide, we’ll discuss the best essential oils for sleep to help you
Sleep is a naturally recurring state of our mind and body. The main characteristics of sleep are reduced consciousness, inhibited sensory activity, decreased ability to react to stimulus, and inhibition of almost all voluntary muscles (skeletal muscles). Sleep occurs in repeating periods and in two distinct modes: Rapid eye movement sleep (REM sleep) and non-rapid eye movement sleep (non-REM Sleep).