Are you looking for some snooze without the booze?
Here are a few easy to make sleep-inducing drinks and sleep health products that will lull you to sleep the way nature intended. Cheers!
When you have chamomile tea before bed, the apigenin is the magic phenolic flavonoid that calms your nervous system and helps you get sleepy.
While chamomile tea can be tasty on its own, here’s a fun way to spice it up. Try out this recipe:
Most often recognized as an energy booster, coconut water is so chock full of nutrients, it can’t help but have a few sleep-inducing properties as well.
The potassium and magnesium in the coconut water help with muscle relaxation. Coconut water also contains stress relieving B-vitamins with calming effects on your body.
Here’s a simple recipe for an extra-yummy cup of coconut water:
Chia seeds carry contains tryptophan, an amino acid which can regulate sleep and improve your mood. Chia seed water is the perfect beverage for bringing on the zzz’s.
Add a little flavor to it with this simple recipe:
Almond milk is a protein-filled non-dairy milk option with sleep-enhancing qualities thrown in for good measure. It’s also known as an excellent source of calcium, which helps the body produce melatonin.
Melatonin is the hormone that signals your brain that it’s time for sleep. If it seems your brain’s not getting the message, almond milk can be an ideal way to help you send out your message loud and clear.
Here’s a simple recipe you can try out:
Is there a more perfect combination than milk and honey? If your promised land is the land of peaceful sleep and good dreams, honey milk is a must-try!
Like almond milk, honey milk contains the amino acid called L-tryptophan, which helps induce sleep. Here’s a great recipe you could try out today:
Tart cherry juice is a wonderful, natural melatonin booster, a sleep-inducing drink known to relax muscles and prepare the body for sleep.
Looking to get creative with your tart cherry juice? Here’s a wonderful recipe to try out:
The next time you’ll have a hard time falling asleep, give one of these simple and natural sleep-inducing drinks a try. Let us know which one worked out for you.
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