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Snoring Caused Sleep Quality To Go Down The Drain

Author: Kelly E.
Date: 06-16-2015
Views: 2,231
Word Count: 169
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 10703-OR
Scientific Studies: 7

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Until I discovered Lavender essential oil for snoring relief, my husband and I were sleeping in separate beds. Our sleep quality was going down the drain.

Using a roller bottle, we began rubbing Lavender essential oil on the back of my husband's neck. The Lavender seemed to keep the snoring away since the very first night we tried it.

We have since continued to do this regimen for about 6 months now. Our sleep quality has improved tremendously. We are both sleeping soundly and dreaming often.

Lately we have even been able to skip using the Lavender oil, and I still do not hear any snoring! I am grateful that I am able to sleep without having to get up in the night and go in the other bedroom. This regimen is not 100% foolproof, but it has made my husband a believer in essential oils.

We have recently begun diffusing Cedarwood and Vetiver essential oils at night. Diffusing these calming, woodsy oils seems to help us both fall asleep much faster too.

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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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