Can not sleep? Prepare a delicious drink and drown in sleep without a problem.
If you have trouble sleeping, try in your diet to include some of the three drinks below and you will immediately feel the betterment …
Juice of cherries
Cherry is one of the few types of fruits that contain melatonin – a natural hormone that regulates sleep. Our body normally secretes a natural hormone melatonin, which is released only at night, usually after 21.00 hours, and it encourages sleep. Before bedtime drink a glass of pure cherry juice. This will allow a deep, steady and relaxing sleep. Melatonin has also been used in the treatment of menopausal symptoms, drug withdrawal, breast cancer and prostate cancer, attention deficit hyperactivity.
The healing properties of cherries: nourishes and protects the brain, reducing the risk of diabetes, helps with renal failure, looks good on the digestive system, promotes weight loss, improves sleep, reduces the risk of heart disease, helps with inflammation of the urinary tract.
Chamomile tea and lavender
Chamomile is synonymous for us for tea. But if you look at all that has healing properties, it’s no wonder it is so. Chamomile is a “cure all”. This medicinal herb stimulates digestion, lowers fever, relieves pain, soothes, reduces rashes, soothes burns, conjunctivitis, dermatitis, alleviate depressed mood, decreases irritability, relieves migraines and difficulty climactic, treats acne, provides a pleasant feeling of inner balance.
Lavender has a calming scent which makes it an excellent tonic for the nerves. Lavender helps in the treatment of migraine, headache, anxiety, depression, tension and stress. Its pleasant fragrance removes fatigue and restlessness and increases mental activity. As a sedative and relaxation, except oil, helps and tea from the flowers of lavender and soothing bath.
It is recommended in the evening to drink a mild tea of chamomile and lavender (teaspoon dried lavender flower and teaspoon of dried chamomile flowers, pour 3 dl of hot water). Drink filtered after 5 minutes.
Warm milk with honey and nutmeg
A delicious combination of warm homemade milk, honey and a pinch of nutmeg a ticket for the festival of sleep.
Warm milk has long been known as an ideal beverage before bed, but not for the reason that the modern state tryptophan. Studies show that warm milk does not affect the raising of tryptophan, but also increases the internal temperature of the body, which relaxes and allows restful sleep. Add to this the most powerful ingredient, placebo effect, you have peace of mind in the morning. Warm milk psychologically is associated with tranquility and drowsiness. Maybe it dates back to early childhood when we drank breast milk and “slept like a baby.”
Honey contains tryptophan, which is an essential amino acid vital for our vacation. Honey produces insulin, which drives the tryptophan across the blood-brain barrier. This is then converted into serotonin, which is converted into the dark melatonin by the pineal gland in the brain. The result is that your body is saying, “Okay, time for bed.”
Nutmeg is very powerful spice that it is possible to “overdose was” feeling sick, hallucinate and experience a myriad of other unpleasant side effects. But safe eating in small amounts is pretty good natural supplement for good night’s sleep, thanks to the many chemical ingredients that work for calming. Just hold to a quarter of a teaspoon and everything will be fine.
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