Lavender and bergamot make you sleep better

A study from 2015 on 159 postpartum women found that 8 weeks of treatment with lavender aromatherapy helped improved sleep quality (compared to a placebo).

In another study, published in Nursing in Critical Care in 2017, 60 people with heart disease who were in an intensive care unit were given 2% lavender oil (for inhalation) or no treatment for 15 days. The use of lavender oil aromatherapy improved sleep quality and reduced anxiety.

Also, in a study published in a 2016 study, researchers examined the use of essential oils (including a blend containing bergamot). The study revealed that out of the 65 participants, over 60% reported an improvement in sleep quality.

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