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Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep

Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep!!   Are you someone that can fall asleep right when your head hits the pillow?  AND….sleep the whole night through?  If not, you are not alone!  Some people have a hard time getting to sleep, and there are those that fall right to sleep…BUT…wake up at 2, 3, or 4:00am and lay awake, tossing and turning, getting frustrated!  Counting sheep…

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Here is an article that may be of help! Thank you Healthy Lifestyle & Nutrition and Ask Deniza for the info!

Falling asleep may seem like an impossible dream when you’re awake at 3 a.m., but good sleep is more under your control than you might think. Following healthy sleep habits can make the difference between restlessness and restful slumber. Researchers have identified a variety of practices and habits—known as “sleep hygiene”—that can help anyone maximize the hours they spend sleeping, even those whose sleep is affected by insomnia, jet lag, or shift work.

Sleep hygiene may sound unimaginative, but it just may be the best way to get the sleep you need in this 24/7 age. Here are some simple tips for making the sleep of your dreams a nightly reality: Read more….

Lavender essential oil is amazing…..  I love to use Améo Lavender Essential Oil to help me sleep… A couple drops on the bottom of my feet and pillow are so calming and help me to relax!  If you wake up in the middle of the night, grab your lavender, take a sniff and no sheep needed..(at least for me).  Or you can diffuse in your bedroom!  Lavender has many other benefits too!

A little info on Lavender farming!  Why do I choose Améo…click here!

For more info… go to www.food4thoughtwellness.com or www.lwalling.myameo.com

Using the tips that Healthy Lifestyle & Nutrition gives in the article above and a little lavender..I wish you Sweet Dreams!

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A Nighttime Ritual For Deep, Restful Sleep

Thank you Mind Body Green for the following info!

A Nighttime Ritual For Deep, Restful Sleep!

Smell something nice.

Inhaling serene scents is a great way to ensure a restful and relaxing night’s sleep. Evidence suggests certain aromas may actually reduce blood pressure and heart rate, creating a calming effect in the body. Mist this sedating scent around your room, over your pillow and even on your body for a soothing bedtime ritual:

½ ounce of Rose Hydrosol
½ ounce distilled water
4 drops Ylang Ylang essential oil

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4 drops Patchouli essential oil

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The Patchouli plant originated in Indonesia and comes from the Labiatae, or mint, family. Patchouli possesses a scent that was made widely popular in the 1960s, as it is often associated with grounding and relaxing meditation. Patchouli essential oil, which contains many beneficial constituents, is also found in various romantic blends. BENEFITS When used aromatically, Améo Patchouli oil provides a serene sense of clarity and helps release negative thoughts. It also promotes normal digestion and normal intestinal function. When used topically, Améo Patchouli oil relieve in minor skin irritations and aid in skin restoration. Note: Améo Patchouli oil should be used for aromatic, topical, and dietary supplement use only. If pregnant or under the care of a physician, consult your medical practitioner prior to use. Améo Patchouli oil is considered generally safe for use with children aged 2 and above. If any reaction or adverse effect occurs, discontinue SUGGESTED USES • Diffuse Patchouli oil in an Améo diffuser for a sense of clarity and encouraging thoughts • Apply a few drops of Patchouli oil topically as needed to minor skin irritations to aid in restoration • Add 1-2 drops of Patchouli oil to your normal face cleanser, or apply directly to the skin, to help clear minor blemishes • Rub 3-5 drops of Patchouli oil onto the abdomen to promote normal digestion

8 drops Sandalwood essential oil

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Combine the ingredients into a 1 oz misting bottle. Shake gently before misting.

Sweet dreams!

For more tips on a restful nights sleep read the rest of the article here!

For more info on Améo oils…click here!

Why Améo????  Watch this..

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