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5 Wellness Plane Travel Essentials to Have in Your Carry On

Guest Post on Plane Travel Essentials by a Popsicle Stand

Travel is not always the most restful of experiences. Maintaining a sense of calm and of equilibrium while on a long haul flight is tough, and even on the most luxurious of vacations, an epic Jamaican cruise for example, practicing wellness can be a tricky business, particularly in transit.

Luckily, there are a few things that you can do to make your trip more comfortable and less stressful. Incorporating wellness into your traveling is a great way to reach your destination feeling refreshed and relaxed, and with these plane travel essentials in your carry-on, pampering yourself on the road is a breeze.

Sleep kit 

Probably the most important thing to stash in your carry-on, a good sleep kit including a soft comfortable eye mask, earplugs and a pair of cosy slippers can make all the difference to your journey.

Throw in a toothbrush and toothpaste as well and you’ll feel far better and fresher when you arrive at your destination.

Essential oils

Essential oils are just that – essential. These wonderful substances are good for almost every ailment, issue and discomfort that you could possibly think of, and will change the way you think about traveling forever.

Try peppermint oil if you are feeling stuffed up or bloated, grapefruit oil to revive you throughout your journey, and lavender oil to soothe headaches and help you drift off to sleep.

CBD oil

If you suffer from a fear of flying, or any form of travel anxiety, CBD oil might be the answer. CBD oil is a (non-narcotic) extract from the cannabis plant, diluted with a carrier oil such as coconut or hemp seed oil.

It can deal with anxiety, soothe headaches and help you to relax, so it is a perfect accompaniment to a long plane trip.

Make sure you choose a product with a low THC content though (0.3% or less) or you might not be allowed to take it in your carry-on.

Legal Note: CBD is not legal everywhere in the world. Double check where you are going before you fly with CBD oil.

Quartz roller

Sometimes the best way to feel happy and healthy during a long trip is with a little pampering, and when it comes to portable beauty accessories nothing beats a vibrating quartz roller.

Facial rolling has been a beauty treatment since ancient times in China, and helps improve skin tone and elasticity, reduce dark circles under your eyes, and reduce puffiness and wrinkles. Perfect for arriving at your destination looking and feeling fabulous.


Melatonin is known as the ‘sleep hormone’, and while it hasn’t been proven to help you sleep, it has an exceptionally useful benefit nonetheless. Melatonin essentially resets your body clock, which helps you adjust to your new time zone in record time, and avoid inconvenient and uncomfortable jet lag.

Start taking the supplement a few days before you travel at the time that will be your vacation bedtime, and you’ll trick your body into adjusting naturally.

Traveling to your vacation shouldn’t have to be a chore, and with these plane wellness essentials tucked away in your carry-on you’ll arrive at your destination refreshed, relaxed, and ready to enjoy your trip!

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