If you’ve every wondered if there was something you could make to help your children fall asleep and get a restful night’s sleep, there is! This all natural Lavender Pillow Spray DIY is a favorite in our house and my kids love helping me make this essential oil sleep spray! There’s just something fun about using products that you actually make and kids feel the same way! They love using this DIY lavender pillow mist each night before crawling into bed. Here is an easy tutorial for how to make a lavender pillow spray.
Pillow Spray Recipe
Have you tried a pillow spray before? For better sleep quality, restless sleepers may want to add this to their bedtime routine. I think you will really like knowing what goes into this homemade lavender spray recipe. No mystery ingredients. Just a short ingredient list of good stuff! I love the scent and it is relaxing as I drift off that I find a get a better night’s sleep.
DIY Essential Oil Pillow Spray Ingredients/Supplies Needed:
- Glass Bottle (6 fl oz) with spray nozzle
- Distilled Water
- Witch Hazel
- Lavender essential oil
- Cedarwood essential oil
- Measuring Spoon
Do make sure you use high quality pure essential oils for this recipe to avoid skin irritations. This is for use on sheets and pillow case. It is for external use only, so keep this pretty bottle out of reach of small children.
How to Make A Lavender Pillow Spray:
Here is how to how to make pillow spray with essential oils and I bet it is easier than you think! Gather your supplies and get your child to help too!
First take your small spray bottle use a small funnel to add 1 tsp of witch hazel to your bottle. This helps disperse the essential oils throughout the water. Witch Hazel also helps the scent of the essential oils linger for a longer period of time!
After adding your witch hazel, add your essential oils. 20 drops of Lavender essential oil and 15 drops of Cedarwood essential oil. If you prefer you could use just lavender oil. However I like the blend of lavender and cedarwood for even better sleep. Both of these essential oils are calming, soothing, gentle and relaxing. Lavender essential oil is the perfect essential oil to help you sleep. Perfect oils to use before bedtime for restful sleep. I love the sweet scent of these natural fragrances.
After your essential oils are added, fill the rest of the bottle with your distilled water. Place the spray top back on and give a gentle shake. Your deep sleep pillow spray is ready to use.
How To Use Lavender Pillow Spray:
This kids pillow spray can be applied with 2-3 sprays of light mist over their pillow.
This Lavender Pillow Spray DIY is good for more than just pillows! We like to spray this on bed linens, blankets and stuffed animals! Sometimes a little gets misted onto pajamas. Since these oils are so gentle, they’re perfectly fine to be close to a child. Stuffed animals and loveys (or whatever your child snuggles at night) are perfect places to spray this DIY lavender pillow mist since your child will snuggle next to them and breathe in the calming soothing aroma of the spray.
I hope you enjoyed making your own homemade pillow mist! It really creates a calming environment for restorative sleep. Have you ever tried a natural pillow spray to help your child get a good night’s sleep? Do you think you will try this lavender aromatherapy in your nighttime routine? Sweet dreams!