Category: Sleep

Jan 12

Lavender Fights Depression and Insomnia

The use of lavender has been recorded for more than 2,500 years. Egyptians, Phoenicians and the people of Arabia used lavender as a perfume — and also for mummification, by wrapping the dead in lavender-dipped shrouds. In ancient Greece, lavender was called “nardus,” “nard,” or “spikenard” (named for the Syrian city of Naarda) and was …

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Nov 27

Peppermint Oil for the Holidays and for Reducing Daytime Sleepiness

Happy Holidays! This article could be a life saver for all of us this holiday season. The stress, the hustle and bustle, we need all the help we can get. Let’s face it there is no room for daytime sleepiness on our agenda. Peppermint oil to the rescue! Please keep in mind peppermint oil is …

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Sep 04

Rose Aromatherapy Significantly Benefits Patients in the Quality of Sleep

Sleep disorders are a common occurrence in patients staying in hospitals. A patient’s sleep is usually interrupted, hourly, by clinicians taking care of the patient. We certainly realize, of course, these precautions have to be taken because you are in the hospital for a medical condition. Wouldn’t it be wonderful though to have an alternative …

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