Herbal teas for better sleep
Do you want to fall asleep more easily without going through medication? Plants are your allies to help you fall asleep in a completely natural way. Find in this article the main plants that you can use in infusion, in the evening when you go to bed.
Chamomile is full of incredible virtues: helps digestion, strengthens the immune system, relieves sore throats, reduces anxiety and above all it promotes sleep.
Its relaxing action provides a real feeling of well-being and appeasement, which helps promote sleep.
Have a cup of one hour before going to bed.
Verbena is also one of the plants that have a beneficial effect on falling asleep. Indeed, it acts mainly on stress and anxiety and brings calm, appeasement and fullness allowing you to fall asleep more quickly.
This plant is not well known but has benefits against nocturnal awakenings. It will help you fall into a deep sleep for the whole night.
Native to the United States, it has garbaergic properties. It is also very rich in alkaloids, which gives it an analgesic action and can help reduce minor ailments.
To prepare: Put 15 g of aerial parts of California poppy, 15 g of aerial parts of passionflower and 15 g of hawthorn flowers in a liter of simmering water. Leave to infuse for 10 to 15 minutes. Drink 2 cups at the end of the day for 3 weeks.
Lavender is one of the star plants for reducing stress and anxiety and bringing calm and zen. Consume it in the evening to relax and get a good night's sleep. You can also diffuse it around the house with an essential oil diffuser for even more results.
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Lemon balm is the plant of stressed out adults and adults alike who need simple, natural remedies to reduce their daily anxiety and find sleep more easily.
Can we combine the different plants for more efficiency?
YES! First of all, know that there is no contraindication to consuming several herbal teas from different plants. The important thing is not to over-consume them, everything is in moderation.
If you suffer from several ailments such as difficulty falling asleep and you suffer from anxiety, then you could drink lavender herbal tea (for stress) combined with chamomile or verbena herbal tea to promote sleep.
Drink a maximum of 2-3 cups per day. In addition, be careful not to consume tea before bedtime, as tea containing theine may cause more sleep disturbances.