Many people have trouble falling asleep at night and want safe effective relief from their problem.
And a hot drink before bedtime can often be calming and soothing. Certain herbal teas are noted for their calming effects that will just might aid you in getting a restful night’s sleep.
If you are interested to explore here are a few herbs to try.
Chamomile tea will always leave you feeling calm and restful, making it one of the most useful herbs you can use throughout the day to deal with stress, and use at night in order to make you relaxed enough to sleep. Chamomile is also good as a skin wash and wound cleanser, leaving you healthier inside and out. There are many commercial brands of chamomile tea available, or you can use a small quantity of dried flowers and strain them.
Lemon balm is a member of the mint family, so it soothes in general and calms digestion in particular. It reduces stress and anxiety, leaving you in a state of mind that is more receptive to sleep. You can add it to chamomile to enhance its sleep-giving properties and vary the taste.
It has also been used to treat people with Alzheimer’s and ADHD.
Valerian Root Tea
This is one of the most effective herbal teas you can use. Valerian is commonly prescribed as a sedative and sleep aid that can relieve anxiety and help with insomnia.
It is also used for pain relief and chronic fatigue. Some people also use it to relieve the hyperactivity in Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Vervain is used in for mood disorders ranging from depression to irritability. It can be drunk as a tea several times a day, and used at night as a sleep aid. It also offers pain relief, which can help people fall asleep more easily.
Lavender is recommended by many for mood disorders and feeling “on edge.” It calms nervousness and restlessness and can help with migraines and insomnia.
Lavender can be used as an essential oil in aromatherapy. Many people like to sleep with a pillow stuffed with dried lavender flowers as a relaxation and sleep aid.