The holiday season is for spending time with family and loved ones and enjoying quality time, but the holidays do come with more days off and more chances to get some sleep. Ensure you get the most sleep out of your nights by trying herbs under your pillow. These herbs’ purpose is to increase your chances of getting a quality night’s sleep and even have better dreams.
The tiny bloom of chamomile is sweetly scented and has a natural apple scent, which is perfect for soothing you right before a good night’s rest. This works exceptionally well with children because most kids love the aroma that chamomile gives off. Chamomile is the perfect herb to stuff into your kid’s pillows or stuffed animals to soothe and wind them down at bedtime.
Rosemary might seem unusual to put underneath your pillow, but you must trust us on this one! Rosemary is known best for helping with dreams. Sleep is the time to escape your daily routine, and having better control over your dreams enables you to escape your thoughts so you can enjoy a calm rest. Try rosemary under your pillow to help give yourself sweet dreams.
The most common relaxing herb is lavender. If you end up using only one herb from this article, it should be lavender. Lavender brings out restful sleep and a calm feeling in people of all ages. You can buy lavender in your local plant shop, home improvement stores, and some supermarkets. Be sure only to use tightly formed buds to ensure the scent lasts a long time under the pillow. Essential oils will rejuvenate your lavender once the smell starts to fade.
Now more than ever, it is important to get a great night’s rest to relieve the stress that the day might bring on. Try adding herbs under you and your family’s pillows, and watch the improvement in the quality of sleep you have. If you need new pillows to test the herbs on, visit us at Siesta Sleepworks or contact us to find a pillow that will work for you.