Best Essential Oils for Relaxation and Sleep

When life gets in the way, sometimes our sleeping schedules suffer. The good news is that it doesn't have to! Essential oils are a great way to relax the mind and promote healthy sleep. There are many aromatherapy essences that can improve your overall health, both body and mind. Listed below, are several oils that will help you relax, unwind and sleep better at night. Choose sent's you enjoy and you will not be disappointed.

After, several hours of research. I have come to find that the brand name Eden Essentials to be the most reputable. No harmful additives/chemicals. I tend to purchase them in in packs online to save money.  This next link will bring you to the same oil diffusor I use.



This oil can improve your mood, increase concentration, and relax your body. 


It can boost the immune system and promote a good night’s rest by helping you fall asleep/stay asleep.


This is one of the earliest essential oils ever produced. It provides a peaceful and relaxing ambiance.


Popular in India, this oil can help those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder because of its calming effects.

Valerian Root:

This oil is known for its calming and relaxing effects.


Marjoram relaxes the body and provides continuous sleep. It can also open the airways in asthmatics when inhaled. The effects of the oil can reduce hypertension and ease the nervous system.

Ylang Ylang:

The scent of this oil is similar to jasmine and can provide relaxation.


This is a calming and relaxing oil because of its fragrance.


Roman chamomile is the most effective chamomile for relaxation. Drinking chamomile tea is also an effective way to promote a good night’s rest.