Could Not Fall Back Asleep After Being Awakened
Author: Charleen H.
Skill: Raindrop Technique
Word Count: 188
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 10673-OR
Scientific Studies: 7
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I had been having trouble sleeping at night. It was not a problem for me to fall asleep. However, if I woke and needed to use the bathroom or if my children came to get in bed with my husband and me, I just could not fall back to sleep.
I decided to try Cedarwood and Vetiver essential oils. I applied just one drop on each of my big toes before heading to bed for the night. The key for me was being all ready for bed because I would be asleep before I knew it!
I had heard about this combination from a dear friend, and it worked instantly. I also noticed that I am having a much deeper sleep. I have felt so much more rested when I wake in the morning because I am not up and down all night.
I have shared this with several people on my team, and it is working for them too! So if anyone is needing some good old-fashioned "shut eye", they may want to see what Cedarwood and Vetiver essential oils can do for them!
Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: insomnia, insomniac, sleep, sleeping, sleepless, sleeplessness, wake, waking, wakeful, wakefulness, rest, restful, racing.
|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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