An excellent balm to assist the body into a natural state of rest and improve dream retention ~ perfect for dream journaling, yet safe enough to use with children. It is a gentle & effective sleep aide ~ a staple for every child’s bedtime ritual. Each batch of herbal oil is started on the full moon and immersed in lunar energy for an entire cycle.
In 1597, herbalist John Gerard was quoted saying Ego Borago Gaudia semper ago, which translates into “I, Borage, bring always courage”. Traditionally used for relieving anxiety and stress, Borage is excellent during times when the spirits need lifting or one’s nervous edge needs softening.
Anti-inflammatory · Antioxidant · Nervine · Sedative
An age-old medicinal herb known throughout ancient Egypt, Greece, India & Rome, Chamomile is best remembered from a tale of a young little bunny named Peter who eats himself sick and gets chased out of the garden by an angry Mr. McGregor, after which his mother gives him a cup of Chamomile tea to settle his tummy and soothe his rattled nerves then sends him off to bed. Chamomile’s soothing and calming effects relieve digestive upsets, anxiety, irritability, insomnia and muscle spasms.
Anti-inflammatory · Antispasmodic, · Carminative · Nervine · Sedative
Used in 1st century Greece & Rome as a remedy for digestive ailments, it wasn’t until the 11th century that hops was cultivated for brewing beer. In the late 1500’s, hop farmers noticed that during harvest they would fatigue easily, giving over to rest. Hops has been used as a sedative ever since, placed in pillows to induce sleep. Today, Hops is recommended to be used primarily as a sedative, tranquilizer and digestive aide.
Analgesic · Bitter · Diuretic · Nervine · Sedative
Worn by English farmers to prevent migraines & sunstroke and used as a wound disinfectant up until WWI, Lavender comes from the Latin word lavare meaning “to wash”. Lavender’s soothing and calming effects relieve sleeplessness, irritability, muscle spasms, headaches & migraines and her antiseptic properties promote comfort to burns, wounds, sores and relieves pain & inflammation related to insect bites.
Antidepressant · Antiseptic · Antibacterial · Antimicrobial · Antispasmodic
Known as Mater Herbarum, Mother of Herbs, Mugwort has been used throughout the ancients to support fertility, aide childbirth, alleviate gas & bloating and ease stress. Traditionally, Mugwort is often used as the main herb in sleep pillows due to her sedative characteristics, bringing the dreamer more clarity.
Antiseptic · Aromatic · Digestive · Nervine · Sedative
During the 1st Century AD, legend has it that the Egyptian queen, Cleopatra, ordered the floors of her palace be covered knee deep in rose petals. Known as a remedy for depression during Middle Ages and the Renaissance, the scent of roses can influence the heart to lift depressive moods and create a feeling of well being.
Antidepressant · Anti-spasmodic · Aromatic · Astringent · Nervine · Sedative · Tonic
A meditative and calming stone, Amethyst works with our emotional, spiritual and physical conditions to promote balance and a sense of peace. For children, it protects against nightmares. Amethyst has a gentle sedative energy that encourages serenity, bliss, tranquility & harmony.
Ingredients: Borago officinalis (borage)*, Matricaria chamomilla (chamomile)*, Humulus lupulus (hops)*, Lavendula angustifolia (lavender)*, Artemisia vulgaris (mugwort)*, Rosa centifolia (rose)*, Olea europaea (olive oil)*, Tocopherol (vitamin e oil), pure Beeswax & tumbled Amethyst (* ~ Certified Organic)
To use: Apply a small amount to temples, forehead and/or third eye area before bedtime. You can also apply to the inner arch of your child’s feet.
Safety: For external use only. Not to be used if pregnant or nursing. Store in a cool place. Always do a spot check & discontinue if irritation occurs. Keep out of children’s reach.
Made to Order: Oak Moon Rising is a small batch apothecary, which means each product is hand-crafted the moment we receive your order. Although some items may be ‘in stock’, we ask that you still allow 3-5 business days for order fulfillment.
All of our products are handcrafted with loving intention in small batches using certified organic, all-natural, wildcrafted or fair-trade ingredients, sourced from ethical organic suppliers in the USA. Each product is crafted using solar-lunar infused herbal oils that are made right here at Oak Moon Rising and are 100% essential oil free and void of synthetic scents.
These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. Oak Moon Rising does not intend to treat, diagnose, prescribe, or cure any disease or condition. Herbs work best when used over time as part of a healthy lifestyle. They are very powerful and must be used carefully. Consult your healthcare practitioner if you have questions about using herbs and empower yourself by doing your own research.