Drink a glass of this natural drink, it will give you the best sleep you've ever had
Are you looking for a natural way to help you fall asleep? Here is a recipe for a natural and delicious drink that will help you sleep better and with the added bonus of many other positive benefits as well.
Its main ingredients are milk and honey but there are two other ingredients that can enhance its health effects.
Milk (or milk substitute)
Milk is one of the foods that help sleep better. You've probably heard that drinking a glass of warm milk at night can help you fall asleep. Indeed, for this trend of the recipe for sleep, many scientific studies were done that justified it.
Milk contains an amino acid called tryptophan, which turns into serotonin in the body. Serotonin helps regulate sleep.
In any case, several studies, including the study published in the "American Journal of Clinical Nutrition" in 2003, prove that although milk contains tryptophan, the tryptophan may be blocked from reaching the brain by the protein in the milk.
In order for tryptophan to be effective in aiding sleep, it must be combined with foods that are low in protein and high in carbohydrates, such as honey.
For some people, especially those with milk allergy or lactose sensitivity, a glass of warm milk can cause indigestion. In this case you can use almond milk which also contains tryptophan.
Fresh honey is an essential ingredient for your health: add it to your water bath to give your skin moisture and softness, use honey as a face mask or as a soothing drink.
And you will get the antibacterial properties that help treat infections, skin problems, mental stress, and it will also help you lose weight.
You can use honey in a number of different ways to strengthen your health
- Treats colds and flu
- Very effective against cough and phlegm in the chest
- A natural treatment for acne when applied to the skin
- A natural remedy for stomach ulcers (ulcers)
To your choice: you can add two possible ingredients, for your drink:
VanillaVanilla has a relaxing aroma and adding a drop of (organic) vanilla extract to your drink can provide aromatherapy benefits to help you fall asleep.
Vanilla has been used for centuries as a wound healing aid. It can also be used in cases of mild anxiety; And from many anecdotes from the Aztec Empire it is implied that it is a strong potion that stimulates male desire and also helps losing weight.
In addition, Vanilla can help lower cholesterol and it produces antioxidant activity and is anti-inflammatory.
Cinnamon began to be used since 2000 BC in ancient Egypt, where it was very, very expensive. In the Middle Ages, doctors used cinnamon to treat conditions such as coughs, arthritis and strep throat.
Modern research indicates that this spice has several properties with extremely positive benefits. When you buy cinnamon, choose Ceylon cinnamon which is the best. Cinnamon will also benefit you in fighting fungal infections, it is anti-bacterial and is also a powerful antioxidant.
Honey, milk, vanilla and cinnamon for better sleep
- a glass of milk (or almond milk)
- A spoonful of honey
- Half a teaspoon of natural vanilla extract (to taste)
- Half a teaspoon of ground cinnamon
Put milk, honey, vanilla extract and cinnamon in a small pot and boil them over low heat, stirring occasionally for 5-7 minutes or until they are hot.
Pour what came out into a mug and enjoy.