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Herbal Cure for Insomnia and Sleeplessness Problem

Insomnia or sleeplessness is a major problem leading way to several nervous disorders in life. Today, several remedial measures are available to cure insomnia. These herbal cures helps in reducing the risk of insomnia with reduced side effects. Let’s check different herbal cures and home remedies used for sleeplessness. Aniseed herbal tea is one among the best suggested herbal remedies for insomnia. It provides calming effect to patients by relaxing nerve cells. A hot cup of aniseed tea sweetened with honey can be taken after meals or before going to bed for better results. Honey, when mixed with water is also used as a good home remedy for insomnia or sleeplessness. 

Rauwolfia, commonly known as Sarpagandha is an important natural sedative used for the treatment of insomnia. Rauwolfia roots can also be taken along with vanilla and cardamom for fast results. Presence of tranquilizing property of Rauwolfia stimulates patients to fall asleep. You can also reduce the risk of insomnia problems by taking celery herb. Intake of celery in correct dosage level helps in reducing stress and tension. It relaxes nerve cells and makes you calm and cool. Celery herb, rich in magnesium concentration level helps in promoting sleep. 

Nutmeg, when taken with amalaki and honey is one of the best herbal cures for insomnia. You can also take nutmeg with hot milk for inducing sleep. Another method is to apply nutmeg pack around your eyes and in forehead region. Just mix some ghee with nutmeg powder and apply the paste before you go to bed. 

Regular drinking of a hot cup of milk with honey before bed reduces the risk of insomnia problems. Sometimes a good scalp massage before bed time also helps you to fall asleep faster. You can try it out by massaging with curd or by massaging with bottle gourd with sesame oil. Chamomile is one of the best remedial measures for curing insomnia. Usually dried flowers and leaves of this plant are used for the treatment of insomnia problems. Presence of Chrysin in Chamomile makes you tension free and stress free. Chamomile tea packets are commonly available in market now. It seems to be most effective when you snipped tea before going to bed. 

Valerian roots are another herbal cure for insomnia and sleeplessness problem. It is a commonly prescribed medicine by physician for the treatment of sleeping problems due to over anxiety and excitement.  Hops and lavender are yet other natural remedies for insomnia. Hops, scientifically termed as Humulus lupulus is a major ingredient used in making beer. Amazing power of hops in reducing stress and tension makes you calm and relaxed. 

A body massage with lavender oil strengthens your nervous system and relieves you from all emotional instability. Passion flower, scientifically termed as Passiflora Incarnata is a powerful natural sedative helping in restful sleep. It is a well known tranquilizer used for the treatment of intransigent insomnia. Intake of tea made from dried passion flower assures you a good sleep with no side effects.

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