Body & Soul: Sweet Dreams Spray

| August/September 2011

  • The scent of lavender helps prepare you for a restful night's sleep and lifts your mood when you are feeling low.

The scent of lavender can help prepare you for a restful night’s sleep and lift your mood if you are feeling low. Use this simple spray after bathing to keep your body relaxed. You can also spray some on your bed pillow at night for sweet dreams. For a refreshing before bed drink, add a few fresh sprigs of lavender to a glass of mineral water or brew up a cup of lavender tea. MAKES 4 OUNCES

• 1⁄2 cup distilled water
• 1 teaspoon witch hazel
• 5 to 6 drops lavender essential oil

1. Mix ingredients and pour into a clean spray bottle. 

2. To use: Spray onto clean skin or fresh linens before going to sleep in the evening.

Janice Cox is the author of Natural Beauty at Home (Henry Holt and Company, 2002) and she and her daughter, Lauren Cox co-authored EcoBeauty (Ten Speed Press, 2009). For more recipes and ideas visit her website at

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