Natural Ayurvedic Home Remedies for Insomnia

Insomnia
Insomnia refers to the inability to go to sleep and sleeping difficulties.
CAUSES
  • Mental tension
  • Anxiety
  • Excessive work
  • Feeling of resentment
  • Anger and bitterness
  • Constipation
  • Overeating at night
  • Dyspepsia
  • Excessive consumption of tea or coffee
  • Smoking
  • Empty stomach before sleep
SYMPTOMS
  • Difficulty in falling asleep
  • Inability to remain asleep
  • Waking up early
  • Lack of sleep leads to:
    • Weak memory
    • Lack of concentration
    • Irritability
    • Confused state of mind
Simple techniques
  1. Natural home remedy using milk and honey

    1. Take 1 glass of milk
    2. Add 1 tsp of honey
    3. Drink every night before bedtime
    4. This works as a tonic and a natural tranquilliser
  2. ?Natural home remedy using aniseed and milk

    1. Take ½ L of water
    2. Add 1 tsp of aniseed
    3. Heat the mixture for 15 min
    4. Strain the mixture
    5. Drink the liquid when it's hot
    • You may add hot milk or honey to improve taste
    • Consume at bedtime
  3. Natural home remedy using honey

    • Take 1 glass of water
    • Mix 2 tsp of honey
    • Mix well
    • Drink before bedtime
TIPS
  • Take a hot bath or shower before bedtime for sound sleep

These remedies are based on the principles of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of healing, and are completely natural, non-invasive, and can be prepared at home. Consult your doctor if the symptoms persist. Refer to the terms of use.

Dr. B.N. Sinha

Ayurveda Expert,

Dr. B.N. Sinha has been a practitioner and an avid patron of Ayurveda for 20 years now. He specializes in lifestyle disorders and chronic disease management. Due to his keen focus on spreading awareness about his discipline, Dr. Sinha has played a pivotal role in several educational institutions. He retired as Dean, University of Delhi, Principal A & U Tibbia College, New Delhi.

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