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Almost Kicked Snoring Husband Out Of The Bedroom

Author: Tammy D.
Skill: Nurse
Date: 01-27-2015
Views: 2,707
Word Count: 133
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 10441-OR
Scientific Studies: 7

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I was on the verge of kicking my husband out of our bedroom, as his snoring literally rattled the rafters!

I read that Lavender essential oil aids in restless sleep, apnea, and snoring. So I placed a drop of Lavender oil topically under my husband's nose at bedtime.

Boy did I sleep! And my husband woke up rested too. Yes, it worked the very first time.

So this is now his nightly ritual, and I am ever so thankful! Needless to say, we now stay stocked up on Lavender!

I spoke about this in one of my "Intro to Essential Oils" classes. A couple then bought a kit, and I received a call the next day: "My wife didn't snore last night for the first time in years!"

I love my essential oils!

Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: apnea, snores, cpap, bipap.

Supporting Scientific Studies
1."Valerian may be an alternative treatment for the symptom management of [restless legs syndrome] RLS with positive health outcomes and improved quality of life, [including improved sleep quality and decreased daytime sleepiness]."Link
2."This double-blind study suggests a significant reduction in snoring reported by bed partners in a group of snoring volunteers using either an essential oil spray or gargle formulation."Link
3."Women [with insomnia] receiving aromatherapy experienced a significant improvement in sleep quality after intervention."Link
4.Valerian improves the sleep of insomniacs after benzodiazepine (tranquilizer) withdrawal. "Valerian subjects reported significantly better subjective sleep quality than placebo ones...."Link
5."[T]he lavender fragrance had a beneficial effect on insomnia and depression in women college students."Link
6."Lavender, mint [peppermint], orange, rose, chamomile, rosemary, and sage were used.... Depression levels in the touch-music-aroma therapy group... showed a larger decrease than in the... control groups [that did not include aromatherapy].... [FMS] symptoms such as restless sleep, headache, morning fatigue, exhaustion, feeling like crying, and bowel complaints were also significantly reduced."Link
7."Lavender essential oil has been used as an anxiolytic [anxiety] drug, a mood stabilizer, a sedative, spasmolytic [muscle spasms], antihypertensive [high blood pressure], antimicrobial, analgesic [pain] agent as well as a wound healing accelerator.... The present study suggests that inhalation of lavender essential oil may be an effective and safe treatment modality in acute management of migraine headaches."Link

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