A healthy uninterrupted sleep is as important as breathing and eating. Although we live in a society where trading sleep time for getting more things done in a day is often the norm, the truth is that our brain and body require about seven to nine hours of sleep each night to stay healthy.
Sleep deprivation has negative effects on aging, immune system function, metabolism, reaction time, memory, blood pressure and our ability to focus. Sleeplessness, or insomnia, is a common complaint among many Americans and is one of the fall-outs of a stressful life.
Insomnia can result in various health problems such as anxiety, depression, chronic fatigue and even metabolic and digestive disorders. But don’t worry—a good night’s sleep is within your reach.
Yogi Cameron gives a quick bed time herbal recipe for a sound and peaceful sleep.
Quick DIY Recipe For A Good Night Sleep
- ½cup whole milk
- ½tsp turmeric powder
- ½tsp dry ginger powder
- ¼tsp nutmeg powder
Directions: Boil half a cup of whole milk in a pan with ½tsp turmeric powder, ½tsp ginger powder and ¼tsp nutmeg powder. Simmer this mixture for five minutes and drink once lukewarm.
An anecdotal sleeping aid—whether for its placebo or physiological effect, drinking a warm glass of milk before bed time does work. Add to it the goodness of turmeric, ginger and nutmeg—spices that keep you calm and relax your mind and body—and you make an effective sleep aid in a minute.
Here are a few other natural remedies to sleep better every night:
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