Anyone who smells the freshly baked cake from the oven knows that aroma has a strong influence on
us. When we smell something, our olfactory nerve sends a signal directory to our limbic and
amygdala systems. Amygdala is a part of our brain that is responsible for our memories and moods.
Aromatherapy through essential oil is a form of alternative medicine that helps people to sleep
through the strong sense of smell. Many people often use essential oils from plants to heal their
mind, body, and soul. Essential oils can be used for a variety of purposes, ranging from improving
mood to eliminating migraines, and can be used to calm and relax the mind and body, preparing you
Many people prefer to use essential oils as aromatherapy to sleep because they are natural and do
not cause side effects like sleeping pills, such as daytime drowsiness or other serious health risks. For
example, a study in 2010 found that by using essential oil from jasmine, we can calm the nerves we
have. This is equally effective when compared to the use of sleeping pills or other sedatives.