It might sound unbelievable but certain plants have found to help induce sleepiness. Researchers have found out that inhalation of certain flowers or plants can relieve and cure different illnesses. People in Egypt in ancient times used to burn and inhale myrrh, frankincense, and cinnamon to produce a feeling of drowsiness for sleeping. Whereas Romans used to inhale chamomile and believed that it helps them in sleeping well.


 Aromatherapy has helped humans since the beginning of time. This therapy is all about inhalation or application of certain herbs and shrubs onto the skin. As unbelievable as it sounds, people have got amazing results from these therapies. According to the gurus of aromatherapy, there are few flowers and herbs that induce sleep.

In this article, we are going to people who suffer insomnia or have trouble falling asleep by providing information about what scents they can use or inhale to sleep better. Some people have said that natural foam mattress reviews have all what you need to apply these scents.


This beautiful purple colored shrub is not only popular for its attractive appearance but also is used worldwide because of its medicinal benefits. This plant not only induces sleep but also makes your mood better. The people who inhale lavender tend to be more happy and energetic than others. Not only that, but this amazing plant also stabilizes your blood pressure, helps you in breathing better, and steadies your heart rate. This magical plant has also proven to be great for people dealing with anxiety and depression.


Chamomile is very popular for its sedating effect. It has been used as a mild tranquilizer for ages now. Chamomile is rich in apigenin which is an anti-oxidant that reduces stress, relaxes the brain and induces sleep. Chamomile is also very good for people suffering from mental illness like anxiety and depression.


Frankincense has been used for sleeping for ages now. In ancient times, people used to burn frankincense and inhale it for sleeping. This shrub relieves stress and helps in sleeping better. It tends to soothe all the swollen or tender nerves that make you feel relaxed and calm and you sleep faster. It also has pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory properties and that’s why it is so popularly used in Egypt.


If you find it difficult to fall asleep then, cedar would help you. This wood has been popular for its sedating and tranquilizing effects that help a person is sleeping. This wood is also used as oil because of its benefits.


It solely depends on you, how much you like these scents or how do you want to use it. Lavender and chamomile being flowers, can be placed onto a side table or any corner of the room. It not only has inhalation benefits but will also look good in your room.

Cedarwood and frankincense can be applied as oils onto your skin, once it’s applied onto your body you can inhale it all night. Another option is to place cedar wood beside your pillow so you can smell it all night and have a peaceful sleep.