3 All-Natural Sleep Remedies That Actually Work
Sleep is a wonderful thing… if you can obtain it.
Nothing feels more relaxing right now than the idea of heading home from the office, slipping into some silk PJs, huddling under the covers and falling into a blissful dreamland.
Yes, that sounds absolutely wonderful—except falling asleep isn't necessarily as easy as it sounds. Whether we have too much going on in our heads, the weather is too hot to function or we simply just aren't great sleepers, catching Zzzs can be a struggle.
As someone who often fails to meet the necessary sleep requirements, I decided to enlist the help of some holistic measures to better assist me.
Keep reading for three all-natural sleep remedies that are putting smiles back into my slumbers:
Dream Water: $14.99 (Sleep Shot 4-pk)
Available in liquid or powder, Dream Water is made up of a SleepStat natural blend, which includes GABA, Melatonin and 5-HTP. The formula has zero calories and is taken approximately 30 minutes before desired sleep time.
Pros: It works rapidly and your body feels relaxed as soon as it kicks in. With the exception of a couple middle-of-the-night bathroom trips, I slept beautifully, and when I woke up, I didn't feel groggy. In addition, it tastes yummy and you really only need to use half of a bottle per use.
Art Naturals Bluetooth Oil Diffuser: $49.95
Art Naturals' Bluetooth Oil Diffuser is a timed mister that even allows you to connect your Bluetooth and play your choice of music while you breathe in the all-natural, essential oil-filled air. I've been relying on this product for a few months, typically using a calming blend of three drops of lavender, one drop of sweet orange and one drop of rosemary.
Pros: Because of the misting, the effects can work on more than one person at a time. Also, while the blend will put you to sleep, it is not too overpowering, but just enough to ease you to a slumber. And as an added bonus? The relaxing scent fills up the whole room.
Cons: Because the diffuser is timed, once its timing or contents run out, it's easy to wake up shortly thereafter, being forced to refill in the middle of the night.
Are you diffusing yet? Order your Bluetooth Essential Oil Diffuser today to begin your path to wellness. #aromatherapy #essentialoils
SlipSilk Pillowcase and Art Naturals Pure Lavender Essential Oil: $79 & $35
SlipSilk pillowcases come expert-recommended, for not only sleep itself, but for reducing bedhead and split ends, and extending the life of a blowout. And paired with Art Naturals' Pure Lavender Essential Oil to ensure the ultimate sleep, the oil droplets blend perfectly into the silk case without causing a stain.
Pros: Because this is lavender in its purest form, adding a few droplets to this incredibly comfy pillowcase can knock you in out mere minutes, leading to a lengthy and legitimate slumber.
Cons: If you're anything like me and feel compelled to go overboard, hold back! I made the mistake of going a little crazy with my oil splatters and ended up causing my chin to peel. Just remember a little bit goes a long way with this oil, so don't be too generous with the droplets.
Even the cat approves of silk pillowcases 😸 #slipsilkpillowcase #catsofinstagram #silk #beautysleep
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