Even before the heightened uncertainty of the past year, Australians weren’t getting enough sleep. More than a third of them to be precise.
At the same time, we’re also a nation feeling the increased pressure of stress and anxiety.
It’s an unbreakable cycle of lack of sleep and stress, stress and lack of sleep.
But Australians also have an insatiable appetite for natural calming products and remedies… and it’s driving demand for products to reduce stress, anxiety and improve sleep.
The pursuit of calm
At Unique Health Products we are ahead of the curve, with a large range of products that are designed to relax and calm the mind, naturally.
Botanika Blends Dreamy Jelly – available in two flavours, Grape Bubblegum and Berry Good – is the perfect pre-bed treat for sweet dreams.
The jelly is vegan and cane sugar free. It has ingredients like tryptophan, an amino acid that converts to serotonin in the brain as well as magnesium, which may encourage sleep and relaxation.
The Goodnight Co.
The name probably gives it away, but The Goodnight Co. is all about products that induce and enhance sleep.
There are three key Essentials Oils in the range – the uplifting Ritual Blend, the refreshing Goodnight Blend and the rejuvenating Calm Blend. The Essential Oils can be paired with a stylish Ceramic Diffuser or alternatively they come in a Roll On Bottle.
In addition to a Sleep Mist that contains geranium for reducing stress, sweet orange for calming and lavender for relaxation, The Goodnight Co. also has a selection of homeopathic drops.
The Deep Sleep Drops are formulated to support optimal sleep with calming coffee cruda and passiflora incarnata which may help with insomnia and anxiety. The Calm Drops include ingredients like hypericum, anacardium and zinc, which together may reduce anxiety, relax the body and calm the nerves.
Tea is one of the most popular non-alcoholic beverages for Australian adults, coming in only behind water, milk and coffee. Demand is high.
Kintra Foods cater to this demand with a range of high quality tea – three of which cater to the market who are looking to relax and unwind with a warm cuppa. Sleepy, Tulsi Sleepy and Calm & Relax are all formulated to assist with relaxation.
All three are available as tea bags and Sleepy and Calm & Relax are also available in loose leaf varieties.
Magnesium is a mineral that has had more time in the spotlight recently. It is an important mineral that may assist with mood, sleep quality and relaxation.
In the Epzen range of Magnesium Bath Crystals, Magnesium Body Lotion and Magnesium Body Spray, the magnesium is infused with essential oils across two lines – Relax and Sleep.
Relax uses rosewood, ylang ylang, geranium, frankincense and may chang essential oils to re-energise the body and mind. Sleep uses lavender, mandarin, cedarwood, bergamot and Roman chamomile to help unwind and find restful sleep.
Amazing Oils is another brand that harnesses the power of magnesium for promoting restful sleep.
The Magnesium Pro Sleep Lotion combines magnesium with lavender and chamomile for a powerful formulation that may assist with relaxation and induce sleep while also relieving sleeplessness.
Amazing Oils also has a solution for tired parents seeking a solution to baby sleep challenges. There are two products – Magnesium Baby Sleepy Toes Towelettes and Baby Calm Gel Roll-On. Both use a gentle formulation of magnesium chloride for infants from three months old.
For those who want to give the gift of sleep, Wheatbags Love has a range of Sleep Gift Packs.
Each pack includes a handmade Eye Pillow, Earplugs and Sleep Balm. The Eye Pillow can be chilled in the freezer or warmed in the microwave and is helpful for tired eyes and headaches. The Sleep Balm contains lavender, rosewood and vanilla essential oils for adding to them temples and pulse points.
The gift packs are available in a range of designs – Banksia Sky, Grevillea, Heart Gum and Wattle.
Rescue Remedy is based on a formulation of five flower essences which were first identified by Dr Edward Bach in the 1930s.
The Rescue Remedy Pastilles – available in Original. Blackcurrant and Cranberry flavours – come in a handy tin for stress relief on the run. The Rescue Remedy Drops and Spray can be used on the tongue as often as required.
The Rescue Sleep Drops and Sleep Spray are an extension of the Rescue Remedy range that combines the original flower essences with white chestnut to help relieve sleeplessness.
Mt Retour offers two essential oil blends – one for sleep, and one for stress – in a convenient roll-on format.
The Cosy Sleep Blend includes a relaxing blend of camellia, almond, lavender, marjoram, patchouli and orange essential oils. The Stress Soother blend includes a similar formulation with the additional of ylang ylang and bergamot for their calming benefits.
Rhodiola rosea is an adaptogen that may improve energy levels and mood… particularly during times of high stress.
The Evolution Botanicals Rhodiola Rosea Extract is a powder that can be added to water or smoothies as part of a daily routine.
Each of these dreamy products are available for wholesale order in the Unique Health Products online store. If you are ready to purchase you can order 24/7 or contact our friendly sales team on 1800 787 904. If you aren’t yet registered for a wholesale account with us, you can register your account here.