You can not feel asleep in short time? You’re not the only person that suffers from insomnia. Many people around the world to get better sleep, they use prescription medications, but this kind of medications are potentially addictive .Also they come with a long list of side effects, like constipation, heartburn and dizziness.
But, fortunately there are healthy, natural, alternatives to pharmaceuticals that will help to the insomnia sufferers.
In our house, we hold important ingredients and we can use them to whip up a natural and comfortable sleep.
Recipe for Natural Sleep
To prepare this recipe, all we l need is:
- 1 drop of vanilla extract
- 6 ounces of organic, hormone free milk ( if you are vegan you can replace dairy with almond milk)
- 1 teaspoon of honey
Firstly, we heat the milk in a saucepan. Don’t allow it to boil. After we ve warmed the milk for a few minutes we should pour it in some glass. In our milk we add honey and vanilla and mix it well. This remedy we should drink it slowly before you go to asleep.
Namely, if we take a look at each ingredient in this mixture we can say that they have inducing sleep power and ability to allow the body to power down.
In some studies was found that honey can improve rest quality.
Throughout the day, the quantity of production of the compound glycogen, which the liver needs to carry out its functions as you rest, in the body decreases. In this case, in the middle of the night you may get out of bed looking for more glycogen-containing foods (without realizing why).
Also, honey works by triggering a chemical reaction that leads to more sleep-inducing melatonin being released in the brain.
It was found in some study in a 1991 that the aroma of vanilla is one of the most effective means of relaxing the mind. MRI scans were conducted during testing, which involved 85 participants. All showed significant amounts of brain activity associated with relaxation and reduced anxiety.
This is good news if we find that our insomnia is made worse by racing thoughts. But if our insomnia is caused by a respiratory illness such as sleep apnea, vanilla can help you as well.
Some researchers found out that, if on the first day participants were exposed to aroma of vanilla, episodes of sleep apnea decreased by 36%.
Food that is rich with Proteins like milk contains an amino acid known as tryptophan can help you get to sleep by encouraging the production of melatonin and serotonin, resulting in a sedative-like effect.