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Sweet Dreams Pillow Mist

Updated: Feb 17

This natural pillow mist is so delightfully mellow and helps relax the mind and makes a great pillow spray before bed time!

Sweet Dreams Pillow Mist Recipe:


  • 2-ounce amber glass spray bottle

  • 1 tbsp vegetable glycerin

  • 1 oz. witch hazel

  • 1 oz distilled water

  • 15 drops lavender essential oil (lavandula angustafolia)

  • 10 drops cedarwood essential oil (Himalayan Cedarwood or Atlas Cedarwood) Texas or Virginia cedarwood is not the same and will smell much different with different effects

  • Thin stir stick (not plastic!)

Supply Links for what I use in this recipe:

Click here for the Atlas Cedarwood essential oil I use
Click here for the Lavender essential oil I use
Click here to see the rest of the ingredients I use in this shopping list.
Click here for 2 oz amber glass spray bottles.
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Directions & Tips for Use:

  1. Pour the glycerin in your glass bottle then add the essential oils. Take a thin stir stick like a wooden coffee stir stick or something similar and stir the oils into the glycerin. This helps disperse the oils better later. Let this mix sit for a few minutes.

  2. Pour the witch hazel into the bottle, close the lid on the bottle tightly, then shake, shake shake!

  3. Next, add the distilled water, replace the lid again and shake! Don't overfill the bottle. If it is getting too close to the top, leave some of the water out. Only fill water up to the point it doesn't spill once adding the cap.

To use, simply shake and spray! Don't spray on a human, animal or anything like that, as these oils are very concentrated and could cause a reaction. Remember to give the bottle a quick shake before each use to disperse the oils.

Notes & Tips:

Witch hazel helps the oil and water combine and helps the aroma stick around a bit longer. You can also opt to use vodka instead of the witch hazel and glycerin. It's really good at dispersing the oils due to its emulsifying properties. It also acts as a preservative, so your room spray will last longer. I don't usually prefer this just because I don't much like spritzing alcohol into the air, but it's a pretty good option if you don't mind it!

Warnings & Disclaimers:

I’m required to tell you that I am not a doctor or any other medical professional. This is my personal experience on MY health journey over the years, but everyone is different. You should consult your own medical team and do your own research as all our paths are different. Nothing I post in my videos, blogs, social media platforms, websites or anything else I do is meant to treat or diagnose anyone and is not a replacement for your own medical treatment plan. Unless otherwise stated, my recipes are generally intended for adults, as children's systems are different and require different things. Making/using any of the recipes or information I share on my blog, videos, channels, websites or social media platforms is done so at your own risk. I am sharing what has significantly helped me in the hope that it can potentially be of help to others, but I cannot know every issue for every person and therefore cannot possibly know if it will be good for you or not. Please use your own discretion.

*If you use any of the links in this post for products, I make a small commission but it won't cost you anything:) These are the products I use, so I chose to become an affiliate with these companies. Of course, I always appreciate the support any time you use my links, but you are more than welcome to use what works for you:)

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