A sound sleep is the key to natural beauty. However, sometimes many of us are shorn of this precious sleep due to stress, depressed mood or may be the habit of worrying / thinking too much.
Chamomile Tea Natural Sleep Aid Remedy
At present this herb is widely used for curing all sorts of sleep disorders. It promotes
relaxation as it controls the mental stress. Drinking chamomile tea
30 minutes prior to sleep is highly recommended. Occasionally it can also be taken in daytime. The herb is also available in form of
capsule, liquid extract and topical creams. However, tea is most preferred choice. Pregnant ladies, nursing moms and people who are
prone to allergies must not take this herb in any form.
Valerian Root for Insomnia Cure
This herb promotes calmness and reduces the stress and nervous tension. It does help in falling fast asleep but has to be taken continuously for minimum three months in order to see the best results. It must be taken one hour before going to bed. It is available as liquid extract, tea or capsules. The smell of this root is terrible hence many people prefer to take only capsules. This herb must not be taken by pregnant women, nursing mothers, people suffering from Parkinson disease and liver disease.
Kava Kava Herb the Natural Tranquilizer
It belongs to pepper family. This tall shrub breeds in the South Pacific islands. It controls anxiety and should be consumed only if the person is suffering from lack of sleep due to any sort of anxiety. In all other cases of sleeping disorder this herb is not suitable. It should never be taken along with other medication and alcohol.
Passion Flower Herb to Induces Sleep
It is grown in all parts of Europe. This herb lucratively calms the central nervous system. It reduces the anxiety and allows the person to get into natural deep sleep. It is available as tea, liquid extract and capsules. It should not be taken by those who suffer from hypertension.
Lemon Balm Sleep Stimulator
It is also known as Melissa herb. Many people like lemon balm tea because after drinking it they feel relaxed and calm.
Hops Beer Natural Sleep Aid
This is widely known as flavor and preservative in beer. The dried leaves of this herbal plant are used for making tea that relaxes the nervous system and assists the body to sleep.
Apart from these herbs, there are few more herbs that can help in getting the sleep like Lavender, Jasmine, Ashwagandha and Rhodiola Rosea. It is not necessary that all herbs would induce sleep for all those who are suffering from sleep disorders because each one has different body system that would react differently to the herbs. It is also suggested to consult the doctor before taking any herb for curing the sleeping disorders since some herb might react harmfully.
Exercise will improve sleep?
One study by Stanford University of Medicine researchers concluded that people who performed regular, moderately-intense aerobic exercise for 30 to 40 minutes four times a week, slept almost an hour longer than those who did no exercise at all. As well as enjoying better quality sleep, the exercisers were also able to cut the time it took to fall asleep by half.
Source: National Institutes of Health