Reacquaint yourself with plant fragrances by incorporating these health-enhancing essential oils into your life. At natural-foods stores, look for personal-care products that contain them (not their artificial counterparts), or buy the oils themselves and try our do-it-yourself suggestions. When working directly with essential oils, remember that a little goes a long way, and don’t apply them directly to the skin.
calms, relaxes, and balances emotions
In a mister, add 5 to 10 drops of essential oil to 1 ounce of water and spray pillows and sheets for a good night’s sleep.