Essential Oils for Sleep and Stress Relief

Sleep is a crucial biological process and one of the most important aspects of our health. Recent studies show that 62% of adults don’t get enough sleep, and stress has been identified as one of the main reasons. 74% of British adults felt so stressed at some point in the last year that they felt overwhelmed.

Good practices for a good night’s sleep include sports activities, meditation, and daylight. In addition, aromatherapy can also play a key role. Essential oils have been part of our lives for ages and have always been used for their benefits to the mind, body and soul. Certain essential oils such as lavender have been scientifically proven to promote relaxation, improve sleep quality and even treat insomnia. Some of the most relaxing and sleep-inducing oils include lavendin, ylang ylang, pine (arven), spruce needle, cedarwood, bergamot and Roman chamomile. Don’t miss Essencia’s TrueScent™ series of 100% natural fragrances, made with high-quality essential oils known for their relaxing and sleep-inducing properties.

The compounds in some essential oils have also been shown to have great antimicrobial properties. Others are known to help the skin regenerate and retain moisture. Essencia has also designed a new series of fragrances with essential oils known for their antibacterial/antiviral and/or skin regenerative properties.

Essencia is a Swiss company, specialized in the design and manufacturing of high-end natural perfumes and essential oils for over two decades. Since its creation in 1949 the company has developed a strong expertise with botanicals. Swiss nature has always been part of Essencia’s DNA. Their TrueScent™ perfumes offer 100% plant‑based perfumes, all in harmony with nature. Serving highly demanding industries such as food, pharmaceuticals or cosmetics, Essencia stands out for its quality and unique “Made in Switzerland” service.

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UK distributor: Adina Cosmetic Ingredients

Sources: 2019 Philips Global Sleep Survey, WEF, Mental Health Foundation.