By my bedside are these beautiful crystals to help me sleep and this delicious oil, Grace, by Ajai that helps me fall asleep. Ritual at bedtime helps the production of Oxytocin, the “feel good hormone”. Oxytocin helps lower cortisol, the stress hormone and helps us relax and fall asleep. Rituals combined with aromatherapy, such as this beautiful roll on oil at bedtime. This formula includes Egyptian rose, geranium, patchouli, and Australian sandalwood. These essential oils help ground and center you before bedtime. A recent study demonstrated aromatherapy with rose oil can reduce anxiety by reducing sympathetic stimulation.( Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2014 Sep; 16(9): e14455.)
Crystals such as rose quartz, pink tourmaline, strawberry garnet, kunzite,and white quartz, harmonize the body and help induce a state of calm , centeredness, and open the heart for peaceful dreams. Kunzite is actually made of lithium which is used to treat depression. Making a ritual a daily habit can help relax you and help induce a state of calm and peace. ?