If you turn around all night, stare at the ceiling, think about your life and you notice the sun is coming out, you are probably dealing with insomnia. Different things can trigger insomnia such as: problems at work, stress, anxiety, depression, etc. Due to all these factors, you can’t rest your brain, it is active all the time and as a result you can’t fall asleep.
Beside the abovementioned factors that leave you without a good night rest, medical experts claim that certain drugs can also cause insomnia including: antihistamines, pain medications, heart medications and blood pressure medications. For instance, some of them make you drowsy, but in more severe cases, they can also cause stomach problems. As a result, you will have to spend half of the night in bathroom and you won’t be able to rest. The worst part is that we cannot function properly without a good night sleep, because we need at least 8 hours of sleep in order to recharge our batteries. Sleeping is also extremely important for our overal health, for our body, mind and every vital function in the body. In order to finish our daily tasks without problems and to be more productive, we need to sleep more.
Since ancient times, people have been using linden, verbena and valerian in order to treat insomnia. However, in this article we are going to show you a new simple ingredient which will help you sleep better and treat your insomnia problem for good. All you have to do is to consume pumpkin seeds before bedtime and you will sleep like a baby.
Recently conducted study has discovered that pumpkin seeds are extremely effective when it comes to insomnia since they contain 578 mg of tryptophan per 100 grams. It should be mentioned that tryptophan is an amino acid which helps release serotonin, the substance that inhibits sadness and anger, and therfore helps you sleep better. The best part about these seeds is that they are more effective than drugs and they can’t cause addiction or any other side effect.
Here is the recipe of this amazing homemade remedy that will help you cure insomnia and help you sleep much better. It is very simple to prepare, just make sure to follow the instructions properly.
1 cup pumpkin seeds
1 serving of mashed (can be potato, apple or pumpkin)
First of all, roast the pumpkin seeds for several minutes in order to accentuate their flavor. Then, ground them and mix them with mash. Once prepared, eat this mixture before bedtime. Note: you can add salt, pepper or other spices.
Other Natural Remedies for Insomnia:
Even though this remedy is excellent, you can’t use it every night, so here is a list of several other natural remedies you can also use to treat insomnia:
Kiwi – in order to get all its benefits, eat it for dessert at dinner or blend it with honey.
Lettuce – all you have to do is to boil lettuce leaves and make a tea out of it. Store it in your fridge and drink it whenever you can’t fall alseep.
Pink Himalayan salt –it is easily prepared, you just have to make a combination with a tablespoon of honey and a pinch of Himalayan pink salt and eat it one hour before bedtime. It will help you sleep much better.