The use of medicinal plants for home treatment or disease prevention is increasingly present in the culture of people who seek a healthy life. When it comes to sleeping, the use of some calming plants can also help.
For the benefits it can bring, the use of medicinal plants often ends up being the easiest, natural and first access option for those who are having problems with sleep.
The most suitable natural remedies are the following:
Chamomile is a plant well known for being soothing, and chamomile tea is a drink widely consumed for this purpose or for its pleasant taste.
In addition to being a medicinal plant responsible for interfering with nervous excitement and insomnia , it also provides benefits for the digestive system, helping with food processing and preventing the formation of gases in the intestine.
In the case of insomnia, chamomile also works by reducing stress and anxiety , factors that are related to this sleep disorder. It can be taken at any time of the day, being recommended especially around bedtime.
Lavender, also known as true lavender, lavender or English lavender, is a plant with violet flowers well known for its aroma. It presents several health benefits, such as the aid in the treatment of cramps, anuria (decrease or lack of urine production) and sinusitis , for example.
It can be consumed by infusion (tea) or when present in products in the form of oils and lotions. In the case of patients with insomnia, lavender is best indicated as tea or as an essential oil.