How To Use Lavender Essential Oil for Insomnia (Including 7 Recipes!)

Find out how to use Lavender Essential Oil for Insomnia and try these 7 essential oil blends and recipes for the best sleep ever - make insomnia a thing of the past tonight!
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Lavender Essential Oil is great for Insomnia. Lavender has a natural calming effect, and it also helps to improve your mood, so it helps you fall asleep and feel better while you sleep!

For a simple but effective Aromatherapy idea to help with Insomnia, before going to bed apply drops of Lavender Oil to a tissue. Leave it beside your pillow so you breathe it in continuously while you sleep.

Using Lavender Essential Oil in a humidifier or diffuser is an excellent way to keep the scent and evaporated molecules in the air too. This is especially great for babies and children who have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep. Just adjust the scent according to age, using less for infants and toddlers.

 Lavender Essential Oil for Insomnia

Create a Relaxing Atmosphere in the Bedroom using these blends:

  • 4 Drops Lavender Essential Oil
  • 2 Drops Tangerine Essential Oil


  • 4 Drops Lavender Essential Oil
  • 2 Drops Sweet Orange Essential Oil


  • 3 Lavender Essential Oil
  • 3 Drops Geranium Essential Oil


  • 3 Drops Lavender Essential Oil
  • 3 Drops Carrot Seed Essential Oil

Taking a hot bath using Lavender Essential Oil alone or combined with other Essential Oils is another way to relax before bedtime. Light some candles around the room and play some soft music to create a relaxing atmosphere. Run your bath water, drop in about six drops of the Essential Oil, then swirl it around. Relax and enjoy!

Restful Bath Combinations

  • 4 Drops Lavender Essential Oil
  • 2 Drops Australian Sandalwood Essential Oil


  • 3 Drops Lavender Essential Oil
  • 3 Drops Linaloe Essential Oil

Lavender Essential Oil combined with a Carrier Oil or creating a combination with other Essential Oils and a carrier Oil can be massaged into the back of your neck and will help with Insomnia. Try this therapeutic massage blend to help with sleep!

Bedtime Massage Blend

Take a look at all these blends and pick out your favorite scents to create your favorite bedtime scent. By creating a scent which you love to smell each night, your sleep will become more restful and fulfilled.

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