8 drinks to help you get better sleep

Sleep plays a very important role in human health. If you suffer from insomnia, you can use some types of drinks below.

If you are constantly tired and suffer from insomnia, you can use some types of drinks below.

1. Hot chocolate

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According to Boldsky, drinking a cup of hot chocolate before going to bed makes your mind relaxed, which allows you to fall asleep more easily. Thus, you can enjoy this type of drink with milk or cream to enhance the taste.

2. Chrysanthemum tea

Chrysanthemum tea helps you relax, soothe the nerves and stomach and increase the feeling of lightness for the whole body as well as giving you a good night's sleep. You should drink chrysanthemum tea without sugar for an hour before gong to bed.

3. Hot cocoa

This is a delicious beverage from roasted cocoa, hot water and a bit of sugar. When you suffer from insomnia, you should drink a cup of hot cocoa. Drinking a cup of hot cocoa daily will be an effective treatment for insomnia.

4. Mint tea

Mint tea mixed with a little lemon juice is very useful for the body after a hard day of work. It is reported that this tea is used to soothe the stomach, reduce the feeling of nausea, stress and anxiety.

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Mint tea ‘calms’ the stomach, reduces stress and fatigue, which helps you fall asleep faster. Photo: Boldsky.

5. Warm milk

Warm milk is the perfect choice for treating insomnia. Acid amin tryptophan found in milk helps the body produce the hormones needed to soothe and relax the nerves. Milk is also rich in calcium and protein. So drinking a cup of hot milk is considered as one of the most wonderful drinks before going to sleep.

6. Almond milk

Almonds are rich in magnesium, and minerals which are necessary for deep sleep. Researchers say the low levels of magnesium in the body can make you lose sleep. Experts recommend that people should drink a glass of almond milk right after a light dinner for getting a better sleep.

7. Honey milk

Orexin is the conductor in the brain that prevents human sleep. A glass of honey mixed with milk before goinf to bed helps reduce the production of orexin, and making you feel sleepy naturally. At the same time, this type of drink ensures balanced blood sugar levels throughout the night, and providing longer and deeper sleep.

8. Ginger tea

Ginger contains cineole which helps relieve stress, treat migraines, and help refresh the spirit. Hot ginger tea helps keep digestive system healthy, protect stomach lining, as well as bring good sleep for you.

By: Alan Smith

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