We will focus on that will help you fall asleep easily and peacefully to sleep all night. It is a special pharmaceutical preparations and recipes 3 incredibly simple, natural drinks that you can whip up before bedtime. They will help you to relax, to calm down, gently to sleep and to plunge into the valley of pleasant dreams.
In cherry contains a lot of melatonin — the hormone responsible for regulating our circadian rhythms, cycles of sleep and wakefulness. Daily use morning and evening, slightly tart sweet juice ruby red color will make it easier to fall asleep and will help to adjust your sleep schedule.
Vanilla has soothing properties and will help you doze off. Not by chance that her scent used in aromatherapy to relieve tension and stress. It will be enough sticks of vanilla or a drop of vanilla extract. Cheaper and more affordable options — vanilla or vanilla sugar. Although, if you don't like the smell or taste of vanilla, it can, of course, not to use.
150 — 200 ml cherry juice
1 — 2 drops of vanilla extract (a pinch of vanilla)
What to do:
In the morning, drink about 150 — 200 ml of cherry juice, in other words glass. In the evening for an hour and a half before bedtime, repeat the procedure, adding a drop of vanilla as desired. Use the vanilla better in the evening as in the morning, excessive weakness you to anything.
This tea combines a couple of the most well-known for its calming and soothing properties of herbs. We are talking about chamomile and lavender. They contribute to the rapid relaxation and give a sense of calm.
For many it is no secret that chamomile has a calming effect. Contained therein apigenin binds to brain tissues with benzodiazepine and gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) cell receptors in the brain and has a mild sedative effect. Its effectiveness is confirmed for patients with generalized form of anxiety. So it is scientifically proven that chamomile helps you relax and fall asleep.
For centuries, lavender is used when it is necessary to relax and allow your nervous system in order. Studies have shown that this floral scent allows you to relieve emotional anxiety and quickly reduce the activity of the brain during the night. There is no doubt — lavender do cause drowsiness.
1 teaspoon lavender flowers
1 teaspoon chamomile flowers
200 ml of hot water
milk or honey to taste
What to do:
Bring the water to a boil. In a teapot, a tea strainer or French press and put one spoon of chamomile flowers and lavender. Pour all the boiling water and steep for 10 — 15 minutes. Add milk or honey to taste.
Warming milk drink
A tasty combination of warm milk and honey, seasoned with nutmeg, will take you on a fascinating journey through dream land.
Why warm milk:
The opinion that warm milk helps to sleep, did not arise in a vacuum. This fact is proven by centuries. The fact that milk contains an amino acid — tryptophan, with soothing properties, and calcium, which helps the brain absorb tryptophan. In addition, the warm milk contributes to a small increase in body temperature, which in turn relaxes and lulls you.
Plus there is the placebo effect. We subconsciously associate warm milk with childhood. There is a pleasant feeling of calm sleepiness. And you literally sleep like a baby.
Tryptophan is an essential amino acid used by our body for the synthesis of required proteins and very important for our rest, sleep, appetite and mood. Tryptophan acts as a precursor of serotonin, which is then synthesized melatonin — the hormone that regulates cycles of sleep and wakefulness.
Honey stimulates the production of insulin, which helps tryptophan get to the brain where it is converted into serotonin and then into melatonin. As a result, the body receives the signal "all is well, it is time to sleep."
With this spice you need to be careful. Frequent use can cause fast heartbeat, headache, stomach pain, nausea, and even hallucinations. But in small doses (just a quarter teaspoon or less) nutmeg will give you a sound and peaceful sleep. It contains chemical components similar to the action of tranquilizers, okay relax, soothe the nerves, induce sleep.
1 Cup milk
2 teaspoons or 1 tablespoon of honey
1/4 — 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
What to do:
Preheat the Cup (about 200 ml) of milk to make it hot, but it was drinkable. Add the honey and nutmeg. Drink drink approximately 30 minutes before bedtime. Drink slowly, with pleasure, and then by the end of the drink you will feel like a dream already overpowers you.