My Night Shift Coworkers Are Sleeping Better Now
Author: Susan O.
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Testimonial ID: 9767-OR
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My husband has worked the night shift for over 25 years now, and a restful sleep has often been difficult for him, partially because of sleeping during the day on the weekdays and then going back to night sleeping on the weekends.
He always said he could GO to sleep okay, but he just couldn't stay asleep, that it was as if his brain couldn't shut off. He would often wake up, watch TV for a few hours or get a snack, and then try to go back to sleep again. He was always tired, and, if he tried an over-the-counter medicine for pain/sleep, it left him in a fog for a few hours, enough that he was hesitant to drive.
I just became a Young Living distributor a few months ago, and my "oil mom" recommended RutaVaLa for better sleep. I started off diluting it with V-6 Enhanced Vegetable Oil Complex in the palm of my hand and applying it to my husband's forehead, temples, and the mastoid bone behind his ears. And then whatever was left on my hands I just rubbed on the back of his neck so it wasn't wasted.
The first time we tried this regimen was during the week, and when my husband woke up that afternoon I asked him how he had slept. (Believe me, I was anxious to hear his answer, as he is a skeptical, power-tool-loving, Harley-riding, manly man!) That first day he said that he had slept "pretty good", but he followed it up with, "But I was exhausted anyway."
The next two mornings I used the RutaVaLa on him again with good results, and by the fourth morning he was asking to be "oiled up", as my husband calls it! I ended up getting him the roll-on version of RutaVaLa to make application easier than mixing it in the palm of my hand.
It has now been almost a month that my husband has been using the RutaVaLa daily, and he won't go to bed without it! He is sleeping 7-8+ hours IN A ROW with no interruptions except for the occasional trip to the bathroom, but even then he is able to go right back to sleep. He is awake and refreshed when he gets up now!
Our sleep is SO very important, and RutaVaLa came into our life soon after my husband had read an article that shift workers normally live ten fewer years than non-shift workers because of how hard it is on the body's sleep schedule.
I am so thankful for Young Living Essential Oils! This sleep regimen has made such a big difference in my husband's life that he is recommending it to his coworkers. I am happy to report that RutaVaLa has made a huge improvement in their sleep as well!
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