I am Dani, mother of two, vegetarian, have a vegetable garden at home and, I like to eat everything green and healthy, sharing my experience
Do you have trouble sleeping?
Arrives at the end of the day with that tiredness and sleep doesn't come?
I already had trouble sleeping, and when I got tired of thinking about bedtime and when I went to bed, I was no longer sleepy.
Teas help you sleep and have that peaceful sleep.
You do not need to take drugs that can harm your health and not solve your insomnia problem.
Having tea before bed, you will have a great night and wake up with more disposition for your daily activities!
Let's get to know the 9 Mighty Teas!
Chamomile tea is popularly used to calm, being indicated in situations of stress, but also insomnia.
Also, the steam released by chamomile tea reduces stress.
Chamomile tea is for treating colic in babies.
People with thrombosis problems should avoid chamomile as it can cause bleeding. It is not advisable for pregnant women.
Scientifically, valerian means "to be healthy" and, it fights stress and depression, helping you to sleep better.
Valerian tea is another highly recommended option to help treat insomnia by helping to relax.
Valerian will prolong your sleep by preventing you from waking up at night.
Prolonged use may occur headaches, tiredness, insomnia, mydriasis, and cardiac disorders.
Lemongrass, very suitable for stomach pains, is also known to have soothing properties that help relax nerves and muscles.
It also serves for intestinal colic.
Lemongrass tea helps to reduce sleep problems and daily tensions.
This tea is not indicated for people who have stomach pain frequently and women during pregnancy.
Passionflower is the passion fruit flower, indicated for stress, anxiety, and insomnia, having a calming effect.
We know that during menopause, many women suffer from anxiety and insomnia.
In this case, the passionflower is indicated as a natural treatment.
Passionflower tea is not suitable for people who drink alcohol frequently.
Sweet, or without sugar, with some cookies, the teas are great for the end of the night!
Rosemary tea contains properties that generate numerous benefits for the body.
It serves to improve digestion and reduces anxiety, helping you to sleep better.
Rosemary is used to seasoning pork and chicken.
Now it is little known for making tea will already want to try this new utility of rosemary?
Pregnant women and children under 12 years old cannot drink rosemary tea.
In the case of children under 12 years old, it can cause diarrhea.
I had heard about the properties of lettuce, and I knew it was a tranquilizer. I could eat a whole bowl and be asleep after lunch.
Although it may seem strange, lettuce tea has shown a strong sedative and relaxing effect for babies.
Thus, this tea is considered an option to relax and help you sleep.
Lettuce tea should be consumed sparingly, as overuse can cause nausea and damage the thyroid.
I like mint when I'm preparing some Arab dishes.
There is mint in my backyard and imagine if I don't drink tea almost every day.
It's so tasty! Add ginger and honey, even better!
It has tranquilizing properties aiding digestion, calming the mind, and relaxing the body.
Mint tea is great to drink at the end of the day.
Mint tea is not suitable for pregnant women, children under two years old, and people who have anemia.
Teas are age-old drinks and can replace many medicines.
This tea helps to relieve body tension, as it has soothing properties.
Many people take lavender baths to relax.
Then lavender tea will make sleep come quickly!
Lavender is not suitable for pregnant women and lactation.
As we have seen, teas can have several benefits for our health and well-being.
However, it is always good to remember that, despite being natural options, some herbs can interact in the effect of medicines.
Do not forget that everything should be in moderation, including teas.
Contraindications are only with overuse and exceptions.
If you don't fit into any of the exceptions, teas will only do you good.
I use teas all week, but not every day!
Therefore, before you start drinking tea daily, it is recommended to inform your doctor if you have any restrictions or health problems.
To consume the teas, prefer to use honey, brown sugar, or demerara to sweeten.
With these tips, you can improve your sleep and have a better quality of life!
Peggy Woods from Houston, Texas on February 05, 2021:
Your article about the various kinds of tea was interesting. I would never have thought to make lettuce tea or know that drinking too much of it could be harmful.
Liza from USA on February 05, 2021:
I drink tea occasionally, especially when I'm feeling under the weather. One of my favorites is lemongrass and lemon tea flavor because I am a fan of these two ingredients. In the meantime, my husband loves lavender tea. He usually drinks before bed. Thanks for sharing the article. I'm sure it helps and guides those who are battling insomnia problems.