Natural Sleep Remedies
For Good Sleep
Natural sleep remedies are the best alternative means to cure sleeplessness or
You can depend on remedies such as chamomile, valerian tea, and some other natural sleep aids for a sweet sleep.
Sleeplessness is a major concern for many people and the causes can vary from stress to medication and drugs.
Many are searching for a way to get out of this restless mood, and if you ask a doctor about the best treatment for sleeplessness, the answer will be “sleeping pills”.
The real answer should be natural remedies for insomnia or sleeplessness. Sleeping peels can be effective for short term insomnia, but they become increasingly ineffective with regular use, and they have side effects.
Sleeping pills don’t address the cause of sleeplessness. They can be addictive, and make insomnia worse.
Some of the pills can interfere with normal brain functioning, causing light, and poor quality sleep.
If you depend on pills to sleep, systematically reduce them and start using natural sleep remedies. The outcome will be positively different.
Natural sleep remedies
Feverfew flowers for good sleep
Pour 2 cups of boiling water on an ounce of feverfew flowers. Cover it and let it soak until it cools down.
Strain the content and add some honey to make it sweet. This will give you a nice sleep when you drink it.
Peppermint and rosemary natural sleep remedies
Add 2 tablespoons of dried peppermint to 1 tablespoon each of sage and rosemary, and drink it. This remedy soothes your nerves and helps you go to sleep.
How to sleep with Valerian tea
Research shows that valerian is effective in promoting sleep and quality of sleep. It is more suitable for people with fatigue, jet lag or an overactive mind.
Pour 1 pint of boiling water over 1 teaspoon of powdered valerian root. Cover it and let it steep for about 10 minutes.
Strain and add some honey to sweeten, and drink it warm. Valerian does not have a great smell but it is very effective.
You may choose to add some other pleasant herbs to it for better taste. It will still be effective. Just drink this solution once a day at bedtime to induce sleep.
How to get a deep sound sleep with Bee balm
Add 2 tablespoons of bee balm to 1 pint of boiling water and let it steep for about 15 minutes. Strain, sweeten with honey, and drink it warm to help you go to sleep.
Use Pennyroyal herb if you can't sleep
Add a cup of boiling water to 1 teaspoon of pennyroyal herb. Let it steep for about 15 minutes and strain the content. Add some honey to sweeten and drink it warm before bedtime to induce sleep. Do not drink it if you are pregnant.
Can’t sleep - Get Oatmeal
Oatmeal is an excellent nerve tonic. It contains high levels of B-vitamins that promote sleep. Prepare some oatmeal and add enough milk to make it thin. Drink it before going to bed.
The oatmeal remedy is one secret way of getting restless children to bed. It soothes them and makes their stomachs warm and full. You can make the oatmeal very special for them by adding sugar and a little ground cinnamon to it.
Buttermilk - sleep help
Buttermilk is also known to help you sleep well. Just drink a glass of it before you go to bed. You may not like the taste, but it helps. Buttermilk is also better for those who are
because it contains less lactose than fat free milk.
Can't get to sleep – Use Chamomile
Chamomile contains the flavonoids apigenin and chrysin, which bind to the nerve receptors in the brain that can reduce
and aggression. This calms the body and promotes better sleep. Add 1 teaspoon of chamomile to a cup boiling water and steep for 10 minutes. Strain and drink before sleeping time.
Skullcap and other herbs for sleeping
Add together all the herbs below.2 tablespoons skullcap
2 tablespoons chamomile
2 teaspoons elder flower
1 teaspoon goldenseal
½ tablespoon peppermint flower
1 tablespoon pennyroyal
Add the mixture to 2 cups of water and bring it to a boil. Let it simmer until the liquid is reduced to half.
Pour it into a labeled bottle. Before going to bed, add 1 – 2 tablespoons to 1 cup of warm water and sweeten with honey to drink.
Milk and nutmeg natural sleep remedies
Try to drink 1 glass of warm milk mixed with ½ teaspoon of nutmeg and 1-2 teaspoons of honey, before going to bed.
A research by the Institute of Mental Health shows that tryptophan (amino acid or a link of protein) in warm milk, increases the amount of serotoninin the brain.
Serotonin helps to regulate several processes such as sleep, and anxiety in the brain.
Wheat and licorice treatment
Fry 20g of wheat until it turns yellowish. Add 5g of licorice and 10 red dates to it and boil in water over low heat until the water is reduced to half. You can drink it as soup for sweet sleep.
Onion sleep remedy
Crush some onion and put it in a jar. Inhale the vapor through the nose when you get to bed. Normally you will fall asleep within 15 minutes.
Wheat bran tea for good sleep
Wrap 30g of wheat bran in a clean cloth as a tea bag. Use it to make a tea and drink it all before you go to bed to induce sleep.
These are all natural sleep remedies that don’t require much cost and effort to use. They are the best approach to sleeplessness. You may consult your doctor before using them if you are on any medication.
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