Herbal Dream Pillow

This craft of making an herbal dream pillow also makes for a thoughtful gift idea, especially for someone who has trouble sleeping.

1 muslin "culinary bag"*
1 2/3 T german chamomile flowers
1 2/3 T lavender blossoms
1 2/3 T rose petals
2 tsp cut orris root
3 drops jasmine essential oil
3 drops rose essential oil
1 drop lavender essential oil

Fill the bag with the herbs and other ingredients and tie it closed. Place it between pillow and sham.

For a variation, try substituting the following blend for the essential oils: 3 drops jasmine, 2 drops sweet orange, and 1 drop german chamomile.

*available at health food stores, usually by the loose teas and herbs

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