Insomnia: natural remedies for sleeping problems
One of the best and most studied herbs for insomnia,
valerian allays pain and promotes sleep. It
possesses none of the after-effects produced by OTC or prescription sleep aids.
When you wake up restless in the middle of the night, and cannot get back to
sleep because of nagging pain, valerian can help you fall back into restful sleep.
The tincture is a convenient way to take it, especially if you have trouble getting
past valerians earthy aroma and taste. .
If your sleeping problems arise out of nervous tension and hormonal changes
reach for the worts.
Mugwort , and motherwort are
two old fashioned herbs used to stimulate dreams and ease
sleep that have a special affinity for women. Combine them with sweeter herbs
like linden or
lemon balm to mitigate the bitter taste.