Millions of people around the world suffer from insomnia and sleep difficulties.
Not only does it cause health issues, but it is also estimated that up to 63 billions USD are lost in terms of in work performance annually!
Prescribed medications are number one choice to fight insomnia among many people who face this problem, without realizing that they cause various side-effects, such as heartburns, attention issues, constipation, and dizziness, and are potentially addictive.
Luckily there are natural alternatives that are extremely effective which will give you a long, comfortable, and sound sleep, without causing harmful side-effects.
All that you need is:
- 6 ounces of organic, hormone- free milk
- 1 teaspoon of honey
- 1 drop of pure vanilla extract
Start by heating the milk in a saucepan, but remove before it boils. It should be warm enough to be able to drink it. Pour it in a glass and add the vanilla and honey, stir, and drink it slowly before going to bed. Simple as that!
High protein foods contain tryptophan, an amino acid which helps sleep by stimulating the production of serotonin and melatonin.
According to a recent double-blind, randomized and placebo-controlled study, honey possesses powerful rest-improving properties. This is thanks to its ability to promote the production of the compound glycogen, which is crucial for a proper function of the liver while we rest. Honey also stimulates a chemical reaction which improves the release of melatonin in the brain.
Pure Vanilla Extract
It’s been confirmed by a 1991 study that vanilla aroma relaxes the mind. The study involved MRI scans of 85 participants who showed significant amounts of brain activity linked to relaxation and reduced anxiety. According to a French study, vanilla exposure on the very first day reduces the episodes of sleep apnea by 36%.
respiratory illnesses like sleep apnea can also cause insomnia and vanilla is extremely beneficial then as well.