Sleep ZZZ's Blend: Meet the Ingredients
Sleep ZZZ’s Blend combines Lavender, Neroli, Mandarin, Ylang Ylang, Vetiver, and Valerian essential oils to create a sweet, floral, and earthy aroma that can help us drift off to dreamland. It works to calm the body and mind while reducing stress and anxiety that may be making sleep difficult. Sleep ZZZ’s Blend improves sleep onset and duration for a deeper, more restful night of sleep. It can also help combat insomnia and other sleep disorders and its calming properties can support mediation or yoga practice.
What’s in it?
Lavender Essential Oil is well known for its soothing properties that can help us settle down for the night. It works to reduce stress and anxiety while also relaxing the body and easing pain for a comfortable night of sleep.
Neroli Essential Oil helps to sedate the metabolic functions of the body to get us ready for sleep. It helps to reduce feelings of anxiousness and stress while uplifting the mood and promoting an overall sense of well-being.
Mandarin Essential Oil can work to soothe feelings of sensitivity and negativity that can keep us up at night. It helps to calm the nervous system and improve sleep quality while also giving a boost of energy and a positive mood in the morning.
Ylang Ylang Essential Oil can help to calm the mind and balance our mood so our body can relax and fall asleep. It helps to soothe feelings of stress, anxiety, and tension and can promote positive feelings of well-being and optimism.
Vetiver Essential Oil has a powerful calming and relaxing effect that can promote better sleep. It helps to ease the body into a restful state and can also reduce inflammation and body aches that may prevent us from falling asleep.
Valerian Essential Oil has well-known sedative qualities that allow it to remedy many sleep issues. It helps to ease stress while improving sleep quality and quelling insomnia and other sleep disorders.
Try these fun DIY recipes using Sleep ZZZ’s Blend:
Sweet Dreams Sleep Sachet
- Small Cotton Bags
- ½ cup of Uncooked Rice
- ¼ cup Dried Lavender Buds
- 25 drops of Sleep ZZZ’s Blend
Add rice and dried lavender to a bowl and stir to combine. Add essential oil blend and stir again. Add ingredients to a small cotton bag and tie closed tightly or sew shut. Tuck the sachet into your pillowcase before bed.
Relax and Rest Bath Bomb
- Witch Hazel in a Misting Spray Bottle
- Hard Plastic or Metal Molds
- 2 cups of Citric Acid
- 4 cups of Baking Soda
- 2oz of Sweet Almond Oil
- 30 drops of Sleep ZZZ’z Blend
Combine all the citric acid, baking soda, sweet almond oil, and essential oil blend in a bowl and mix well using gloved hands. Spritz a small amount of witch hazel onto the top of the powder mixture and stir it in. Repeat this process until the mixture packs together easily with a similar texture to wet sand. Scoop the mixture into each mold one at a time and pack them down tightly. Allow them to dry for at least 24 hours. Store them in an airtight container.
Sleep Sanctuary Linen Spray
- 4oz Amber Glass Bottle with Spray Top
- 2oz of High Percentage Alcohol
- 2oz of Witch Hazel Extract
- 30 drops of Sleep ZZZ’s Blend
Add 2 ounces of high percentage alcohol to the bottle. Add the essential oils and fill the remainder of the bottle with witch hazel, leaving a little space at the top. Shake well before each use. Spray on linens and around the bedroom before sleep.