Meet Valerian (Valeriana officinalis) essential oil. To celebrate National Sleep Day introduce Valerian to your routine. This oil 'possesses an earthy smell that promotes feelings of relaxation and eases occasional restlessness that can keep you from unwinding in the evening.' Diffuse this valiant oil for the perfect bedtime ritual, or massage it into the bottoms of your feet after a long day to foster moments of peace.
Valerian Essential Oil Uses
- Use it topically on the bottoms of feet.
- Diffuse with Clary Sage next to your bed.
- Massage it into skin with carrier oil.
- Relaxing Foot Soak Recipe: 3 drops of Valerian and 5 drops of Tea Tree with 1 tablespoon of carrier oil and 1 tablespoon of salt in warm water. Mix well and soak.