How Can Eucalyptus Help Me Sleep?


Essential oils can sometimes be overwhelming to those who are new to them. There are over 100 oils available that have so many different uses so doing your research is very important. But which are good for sleeping? Lavender, eucalyptus, and geranium are all brilliant sleep aids! Read more to find out how eucalyptus oil can help you sleep better at night.  


What is Eucalyptus oil and how does it smell? 

Eucalyptus is a tall, fast-growing evergreen tree. For centuries, eucalyptus has been used for medical use and was even used as an antiseptic for wound healing in the 18th and 19th centuries. You can inhale it, combine it with a carrier oil to apply it topically or even use it in cleaning products. The possibilities are endless with this plant! 

Eucalyptus oil has been described as having a minty, camphoraceous scent that is sharp and pungent. Like mint, it can help unblock your sinuses. It's also been said to help asthma sufferers. 


Ways to use eucalyptus oil: 

  • pillow spray 
  • diffusers 
  • sleep candles 


But how exactly is it beneficial to your sleep schedule?  


Eucalyptus oil benefits 


  • Decreases and clears mucus  

    Common colds can keep us awake at night due to blockages. Got to love not being able to breathe while trying to sleep!

  • Good for your respiratory tract 

    Speaking of, it can help clear up a cough and benefits those suffering from asthma and bronchitis. But most minty-scented essential oils can do the same! 

  • Helps with sleep in general 

    Its ability to clear your sinuses and help tackle the common cold is directly related to sleep. If you feel unwell, it's unlikely that you're going to get your full 8+ hours in.  
  • Lowers blood pressure 

    Eucalyptus oil has been shown to lower blood pressure and decrease the activity of the body's stress response system. Let those anxious thoughts melt away! 


Ways to use eucalyptus oil in your nighttime routine 

There's a large number of ways you can use eucalyptus oil in your nighttime routine, but if you're all about convenience, this is our number one fave: 


Pillow mist  

Pillow sprays are used in many hotels, luxury spas and high-end retailers as it is something we react to without knowing. Certain aromas will give us different emotions depending on where we smell them. Adding a mist to your nighttime routine could help you associate that particular smell with going to sleep.

Smelling is more powerful than you think! 


Our End of Day Pillow Spray contains a generous blend of 100% pure essential oils including lavender, geranium, eucalyptus, and sweet orange. Using this before bed will allow you to wake up feeling refreshed with the lavender oil increasing the amount of slow-wave sleep you get at night.