Can't Sleep? Essential Oil Remedies For Snoring

May 08, 2018

Can't Sleep? Essential Oil Remedies For Snoring

If you suffer from snoring you may have already tried over the counter solutions and found that they either don't work or are very uncomfortable and caused you to lose valuable sleep time. Mouth pieces are thought to be effective but certain people cannot continue using them due to the discomfort they feel at night when using such products. Surgery, apart from the high cost involved, seems like a drastic measure and is something you would like to avoid unless it is totally necessary. So what's left? You may be able to use essential oil remedies to stop snoring. Essential oils being natural products do not have any side effects.

In trying to stop snoring for yourself or your spouse, consider trying simple remedies. The advantage of the simple remedies is that they can be done in the privacy of your own home, they are non invasive and are relatively inexpensive. For these remedies no doctor appointment or prescriptions are required. Below are some anti-snoring oils for you;

Sage Oil

One of the best things about sage oil is the effect that it can have on the respiratory tracts, making it an effective solution for acute snoring that is caused by a temporary illness.

Eucalyptus Oil

Eucalyptus Oil can cut through mucus and sinus congestion, allowing for clear breathing and preventing the symptoms of snoring.

Thyme oil 

Thyme oil is known to soothe the body and nervous system, leading to uninterrupted and deeper sleep, which is essential if you want to get rid of your snoring.

Tea Tree Oil

Given the anti-inflammatory and antiseptic nature of this oil, among many other properties, tea tree oil can quickly soothe respiratory passageways and induce normal breathing.

Mint Oil

Congestion related snoring receives a lot of attention because it happens so commonly, but mint, as shown in research, effectively minimizes these side effects

Lavender Oil

This legendary essential oil can be used for everything from sleeplessness to cardiovascular problems and specifically addresses many of the causes of snoring.

Marjoram Oil

This sinus-clearing oil has been very popular in traditional medicine for its ability to stop snoring, often after only a few nights of regular use.

Tips and Ideas

  • You can gargle your essential oil to help you cure your problem of snoring. Just be careful enough not to swallow it.
  • Mix the suitable essential oil of your choice with a carrier oil and massage it on your neck.

It seems like an obvious choice to use essential oils for snoring but you should take this into consideration. These anti-snoring oils can be used in various ways but never ingest an essential oil unless it is recommended by your doctor.