Restless Nights? Is Snoring Keeping You Awake? Essential Oils Might Help!


Many of us wake up in the morning feeling less than fresh. We drag ourselves out of bed grab a cup of coffee and head off to work. Believe it or not, snoring could be the cause of your restless nights. Luckily, essential oils have a long history of being used to help get a better night’s sleep. They may not cure a clinical case of insomnia but they sure can help! Don’t have expertise in essential oils? Well, that’s no problem with MONQ® personal essential oil diffusers – we did the work so that you can rest easy. All of our products come pre-blended for your convenience.

Why Do We Snore?snore

Some estimates put that about 30% of people snore, with snoring being more common in men than in women. Some of the main causes of snoring are:

  • Obstructed nasal airways
  • Poor muscle tone in throat and tongue
  • Bulky throat tissue
  • Long soft palate and uvula

Health Effects of Snoring

So if you snore while you’re asleep, does it matter? It’s not like you can hear yourself snoring (being asleep and all).

Well, whether you hear your snoring or not, snoring can be detrimental to your health, not just your sleep. Some negative effects of snoring can be:

  • Increased strain on your heart/Increased risk of a stroke
  • Low oxygen levels in blood and tissues
  • Chronic headaches and migraines
  • Fatigue

Which Essential Oils Can Help You Stop Snoring, and Why?

Eucalyptus is a powerful decongestant that can remedy a variety of respiratory issues. If you suffer from seasonal and allergy induced snoring, this may be the most effective oil for you. Eucalyptus cuts through mucus and congestion in the sinuses, allowing air to flow freely through your airways while sleeping. Eucalyptus is also a natural anti-inflammatory that can reduce any inflammation that may be obstructing your airways, thus causing you to snore. Think Eucalyptus is the right Essential oil for you? Check out our Ocean diffuser.


Thyme is a natural sleep aid that has been utilized in Europe for generations by placing a few springs under the pillow to have a more restful night. One of the reasons this herb is so effective at providing rest is because of its relaxing quality, helping you to go of the daily stresses we all face. If this sounds like the Essential oil for you check out Happy diffuser.


Lemon has a long history of helping with respiratory issues that can often lead to chronic snoring. The good news is that you can enjoy the benefits of lemon oil from our Vibrant diffuser.


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If you suffer from congestion and sinus troubles, you need not look any further than Mint. If you only snore during allergy season or extreme weather, mint is an excellent place to start. This oil can also boost your mood and promote mental clarity to help ease those stress-filled nights. You can experience the benefits of mint by using our Mountain diffuser.

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Lavender oil need I say more? Many of us love the smell of lavender and use it in our soaps, candles, and perfumes, but lavender can do so much more. Get a great nights sleep with our Sleepy diffuser.


Marjoram has long been a staple of traditional medicine. The benefits of Marjoram are often noticed within a few days of use, but it’s been known to promote a sense of calmness and relaxation from the first use onward. Our Healthy diffuser boasts this hearty essential oil.

Sleep Tight with the Sleepy Diffuser

At MONQ® we strive to create essential oils blends that cater to our modern way of life, and although all of our blends utilize essential oils that will promote a more positive nighttime experience, there is none other like our Sleepy diffuser. This soothing blend boasts a calming aroma of 3 fantastic essential oils: Lavender, Chamomile, and Kava. No need to put on that pot of tea anymore – there’s nothing less restful than having to get out of the bed and go to the kitchen when you’re trying to sleep. With our portable essential oil diffuser, we make it simple.

Just breathe in, exhale, and rest.

Learn more about this diffuser at MONQ.com/sleepy

Rachel Donovan

By Rachel Donovan

Rachel is a freelance writer who enjoys writing and researching interesting and new topics. As a California native, she can be found spending her time on the beach with a good book.

Favorite MONQ blend: Ocean

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The above information relates to studies of specific individual essential oil ingredients, some of which are used in the essential oil blends for various MONQ diffusers. Please note, however, that while individual ingredients may have been shown to exhibit certain independent effects when used alone, the specific blends of ingredients contained in MONQ diffusers have not been tested. No specific claims are being made that use of any MONQ diffusers will lead to any of the effects discussed above.  Additionally, please note that MONQ diffusers have not been reviewed or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. MONQ diffusers are not intended to be used in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, prevention, or treatment of any disease or medical condition. If you have a health condition or concern, please consult a physician or your alternative health care provider prior to using MONQ diffusers.

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