Women are more susceptible to stress than men, this is due to the high sensitivity and susceptibility, as well as the characteristics of the female body. Against the background of everyday fatigue, nervousness and loss of healthy sleep develop. Traditional medicine offers herbs for insomnia for women – natural remedies for restoring sleep. What herbs are considered the safest? How to take herbal?
Herbs for insomnia: list and contraindications
Drugs of natural origin are considered more benign than synthetic drugs. However, it is recommended to use them only after consultation with your doctor.
Herbs used to treat insomnia:
Motherwort decoctions and infusions are effective remedies for insomnia. But they are contraindicated in pregnancy (cause uterine contraction), ulcerative gastritis, hypotension.
For cooking broth 1 tbsp. l herbs pour a glass of boiling water and insist 1.5-2 hours. Drink the filter, add water to it and drink at ½ cup before bedtime.
Melissa, chamomile, mint have a calming effect on the nervous system, increase immunity. Their use has practically no contraindications (with the exception of individual intolerance).
Collecting herbs for insomnia, incorporating mint, chamomile and lemon balm, can be used in the form of tea every day. To prepare the broth in a deep bowl, mix 1 tbsp. l each of the herbs, pour 2 cups of boiling water.
Tea is drawn for an hour, filtered through a sieve before use.
Take the infusion daily, no more than 3 times a day, pouring half a glass of broth and pouring it with hot water
Lavender oil is used in aromatherapy to relieve tension. But not less useful and effective in the fight against insomnia is a decoction of grass and lavender flowers.
To make fragrant tea, a teaspoon of raw materials is poured with a glass of boiling water and left for 15–20 minutes. Take a decoction 3 times a day. It is not recommended to use lavender tea during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Valerian root has a pronounced sedative effect, increases drowsiness. In the treatment of insomnia use root extract (tablets, alcohol tincture), as well as a decoction based on dry raw materials. To prepare it, 2 tablespoons of chopped root pour 0.5 liters of boiling water.
Container with a drink tightly closed and wrapped, insist broth for 4 hours. Drink tea 3 times a day, 100 ml, adding 1 tsp. honey
Herbal medicine for insomnia is no less effective than drug treatment. But remember that the use of herbs is possible only after consulting a doctor.