If you too are one of those people who cannot sleep off later or suffer from insomnia, then there are some ways that can help you in sleeping. Here is a list of some drinks that are well known just for this as they calm you down. So scroll down and stock up on whatever you like.
This tea is all about flowers that have been consumed for ages. This tea has many health benefits which include relieving colds, improving skin health, giving major stress relief. It is also said to be a major helper when it comes to improving sleep quality. Just have 1 cup a day and not more as too much of anything is bad.
Ashwagandha is a well-reputed root or herb in Ayurveda. It is amongst the most powerful medicinal plants and is also known as Indian ginseng. The extracts of this root are used in treating anxiety and stress and also arthritis. It also has a compound that helps in inducing sleep. But do consult an Ayurvedic doctor before you determine the quantity of consumption. One drink that is often suggested is a mix of cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg, and ashwagandha in some warm milk to treat insomnia.
Valerian is a perennial plant which too is used as a medicinal herb. It helps in improving sleep quality especially among women who are going through menopause. To make valerian root tea, boil 3 gms of dried valerian root in 250 ml water. Let it sit for 10 minutes and then strain and sip it. This tea also lowers your anxiety level.
This is a herb that has many uses. It is known to be antimicrobial, antiviral, and even has anti-allergenic properties. It is also said to be helpful in treating gastrointestinal conditions like indigestion. Boil a few leaves in 500 ml water and let it sit for 5 minutes. Consume when tensed, or cannot sleep, to treat insomnia.
Our ancestors have advised us to have warm milk for a reason! Milk has tryptophan which increases serotonin, a neurotransmitter that is said to be an inducer of happiness and well-being. It also has a sleep-regulator hormone melatonin. A warm cup of milk simply helps in fighting various sleep disorders.
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