Sleep has been an issue for me for my entire life and I am always looking into what solutions can help me sleep deeper, longer, and stay asleep all through the night. In the podcast, I talk about several essential oils that help to support sleep and ways to use them. 

Oils for Better Sleep

Sleep Oils and Combinations

  • Serenity (topical and/or diffused)
  • Lavender (topical and/or diffused)
  • Serenity Blend (Doterra) and Balance Blend (Doterra) (diffuse or topical)
  • Lavender and Wild Orange combo (diffuse)
  • Lavender and Vetiver mixed with FCO (topical)
  • Vetiver
  • Roman Chamomile (topical and/or diffused)
  • Marjoram (diffused)
  • Vetiver
  • Cedarwood
  • Geranium
  • Breathe Blend (Doterra) (for congestion topical and/or diffused)

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Ways to apply oils for sleep

Recipe 1: Combine 5 drops geranium and 5 drops lavender with ¼ cup Therapeutic Bath Salts; dissolve in warm water bath.  

  • Dilute as recommended, and apply 1-2 drops essential oil to spine, bottoms of feet, or back of neck.
  • Diffuse into the air – drops according to your diffuser (typically 4-5 drops)
  • Add 1-2 drops to warm bathwater and bathe before sleeping.
  • Hand Inhale – apply 1-2 drops to hands then cup and inhale.
  • Massage – 5-10 drops to 1 tablespoon fractionated coconut oil and massage on back, arms, legs and feet. Can try to apply over heart.
  • Add 1-2 drops to your pillow before sleeping.
  • 2-5 drops to distilled water in a small glass spray bottle, and mist into air or on linens. 

How to use oils to fall asleep or stay asleep

  • Lavender (topical and/or diffused)
  • Serenity (topical and/or diffused)
  • Orange (topical and/or diffused)
  • Roman Chamomile (topical and/or diffused)

 Blend 1: Combine 6 drops Invigorating Blend (Citrus Bliss) with 6 drops lavender.  Apply to blend to big toes, bottoms of feet, 2 drops around navel, and 3 drops on back of neck.

 Blend 2: Combine 2 drops Roman chamomile, 6 drops geranium, 3 drops lemon, and 4 drops sandalwood.  Add 6 drops of this blend to your bath at bedtime, and combine 5 drops with 2 teaspoons fractionated coconut oil for massage after bath.


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Essential Oil Rollers and Room Sprays

Peaceful Sleep

20 drops each in a 10ml roller bottle and then top off with FCO:

  • Frankincense
  • Sandlewood
  • Balance
  • Lavender

Sleep Room Spray

  • 5 drops Lavender
  • 5 drops Wild Orange Essential Oil
  • 3 drops Roman Chamomile Essential Oil (optional)
  • 4 ounces Distilled water

Mix ingredients in a small spray container. Use this to spray the air, bed, pillow, sheets, windows, favorite stuffed animals or favorite blankets.


Sleepy Time Roller

  • 3 drops clary sage
  • 2 drops vetiver
  • 2 drops lavender
  • 2 drops roman chamomile

Add to a 1/6 oz (5mL) roller bottle, top with fractionated coconut oil. Roll on feet before bed


Knocked Out

  • 15 drops Balance Blend (Doterra)
  • 15 drops Serenity Blend (Doterra)
  • 15 drops Ylang Ylang
  • 15 drops Vetiver
  • 15 drops Bergamot
  • 15 drops Roman chamomile
  • 3 drops patchouli

Apply to the bottoms of the feet or spine.


Stay Asleep

In a 10 ml roller bottle combine,

  • 30-40 drops vetiver
  • 30-40 drops Lavender
  • 10 drops Frankincense

Top off with fractionated coconut oil.  Apply to bottoms of feet at bedtime

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