In order to have a peaceful sleep, we must do more than go to bed. Sometimes, things such as lighting, noise, or other exterior factors can affect the quality of our sleep, making it a burden to carry on with our work the next day.
While there are a lot of things that can help improve sleep, such as warm lighting, hot baths, reading a good book, aromatherapy; the Teatox team strongly suggests you try tea for improving your sleeping routine. Most of you probably know that linden tea is the go-to tea when it comes to sleeping problems, but we have a few other suggestions for you:
Mint tea is known for its anti-stress properties. If you drink it before going to bed, your body will relax, and you will fall asleep without having to count sheep or do exercises in your mind. Mint diminishes symptoms caused by anxiety and stress, and stimulates your immune system, due to its high content of phosphor, vitamin B and calcium. Plus, it is also an efficient remedy for improving digestion.
Passion Flower Tea
Passion flower tea is a world-known natural remedy for insomnia, because of its calming and relaxing effect. Some specialists also recommend passion flower tea for anxiety and anxiety-related disorders. Chronic tiredness, lack of focus, irritability and depressions, all are easily treated with this exotic and beautifully named tea.
As we mentioned before, linden tea is one of the most common natural remedies for improving sleep, due to its calming properties. You can also use it when you have a stress-related upset stomach. Linden flowers are antioxidant, and help your body get rid of free radicals or unstable chemicals, so you should also consider it if you want to free yourself from toxins.
Chamomile is a plant whose flowers have been used for centuries in treating various health issues, from digestive problems to menstrual cramps, and it is also one of the most used teas against insomnia. Drink one cup of chamomile tea 30 or 45 minutes before going to sleep, and it will help you relax, and improve the quality of your sleep.
Valerian is a plant most known for its insomnia-curing properties, and Valerian tea is, alongside linden tea, the go-to natural remedy for sleep disorder. Researchers show that drinking one cup of Valerian tea, 30 minutes before going to sleep, has a gentle but effective result, making you sleep better, without having to worry about feeling oozy the next day. Although the side effects of Valerian tea are quite rare, you should keep in mind that it is not indicated to be taken alongside depression drugs, and not to drink it for more than six weeks at a time. Also, if you are pregnant, don’t drink Valerian tea, as it can jeopardize the health of your baby.
With 30 percent of the adult population suffering from sleep disorders, finding the perfect way to cure insomnia is on everyone’s mind. We recommend drinking tea because it is harmless, easy, and fun. Also, you should to always get at least eight hours of sleep per night, and offer yourself a few minutes of rest during the day, if needed. Ambiance is also important, so turning your bedroom into a sanctuary of peace and relaxation is a must. No TV in the bedroom, and no falling asleep browsing with your smartphone or tablet.
Do have any secret rituals that help you fall asleep?