Are you having a tough time falling asleep? Do you wake up in the middle of the night often? You probably are suffering from insomnia or lack of sleep. Factors like stress, improper sleeping routine, hectic work schedules, etc. can trigger this. Before you pop that sleeping medicine, try the Ayurveda way for falling asleep-
Almond Milk- Almond milk has soothing properties that help induce sleep. Almond milk contains tryptophan that has sleep-promoting properties. Helps prevent rapid eye movement at night.
Cinnamon- Cinnamon helps alleviate stress. Lowers your stress, calms senses and helps relax which in turn helps you fall asleep faster. It also helps lower blood pressure which facilitates sooner and better sleep.
Nutmeg- Nutmeg has calming and distressing effects. Has sedative properties and when consumed in tiny amounts can help induce better and restful sleep.
Dates- Dates has sleep inducing properties. Boosts melatonin which is crucial for a good night’s sleep. Helps stabilize blood sugar. Makes you sleepy in no time. READ MORE – THINNING HAIR SLEEPING MASK
RECIPE FOR AYURVEDA DEEP SLEEP DRINK:
Things you need-
- 1 1/2 cup almond milk
- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg powder
- Dash of cinnamon
- 2-3 pitted dates/puree
In a saucepan, add almond milk and pureed dates. Add in cinnamon powder and nutmeg powder and let it simmer for 5-7 minutes. Strain and sip on it slowly while it is still warm. Have this 30 minutes before bedtime. READ MORE – RICE WATER CREAM for smooth, clear, and glowing skin