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вторник, 4 октября 2016 г.

Sleep: five plants to adopt better sleep every night

Stress on the pillow ball in the stomach ... When the brain continues to operate at full capacity at some plants allow sleep to relax.

Rather than ruminating under the duvet until sleep comes, we opt for the plants reflex. Rich in chemical substances with sedative and anxiolytic properties, some plants promote falling asleep and improve sleep quality . They are found in herbal medicine in food stores or herbal teas already prepared. Although plants are sweet, some contain cons-indications. To use them safely, always seek advice from your GP.


Notice to edgy: the hawthorn is the relaxation reflex chopping if nocturnal agitations. Discovery is due in part to France Dr. H. Leclerc, leader of the French school of herbal medicine, which dug the question of its powers to the late nineteenth century. The antioxidants and flavonoids in the flowers and leaves are the cause of his virtues. Specifically, the hawthorn is sedative and fight against palpitations regulating the heartbeat. Thus it soothes and also calm stress and post-sleep anxiety . Non-negligible argument for all angry with the pillow. I consumes how? In infusion. In a cup of boiling water, infused the equivalent of a heaping teaspoon of petals, pre-cut with the fingers first. 10 to 15 minutes is patient, then filtered. Good to know: not toxic to the body, hawthorn can be eaten for months. In cure relaxation, it consumes each day (1-3 cups) for 21 days.

The eschscholtzia

The only drawback of the plant is likely to pronounce its name. This is called "California Poppy" (because of its origins) is strongly indicated in patients with insomnia because it contains molecules sedative properties recognized. Since then, several studies have experienced its scope. Good news in his thesis in 2001, Ségolène Frantz , doctor of pharmacy, for example showed that the plant was like a tranquilizer with no side effects. The eschscholtzia and promotes sleep and improves sleep quality . I consumes how? In infusion. In a cup of boiling water, infused the equivalent of a tablespoon. 10 minutes later, filtered and then eaten. Good to know: the whole family can use, even children from 6 years. Instead, it is against-indicated for pregnant or lactating women.


To promote sleep, is infused 10 to 15 grams of dried flowers in a quart of boiling water for 5 to 10 minutes.
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Not as pint but infusions, hops is very interesting for insomniacs. Especially hops, which have been cultured to make bread rise. Those pickers had also tends to slow down their pace of work and fall asleep. Since ancient times, there are very few scientific studies on its virtues, few studies on hops, valerian mixture observed the same effect as sleeping pills. Without the side effects, of course. I consumes how? In infusion. The flowers of hops are used (strobili). Is infused 10 to 15 grams of dried flowers in a quart of boiling water for 5 to 10 minutes. You can drink two to three cups per day. Good to know: People who are already taking sleeping pills, sedatives or tranquilizers, pregnant women and those suffering from hormone-dependent cancers (breast, uterus, etc.) must not consume.

The Basilic

Place three or four basil leaves at the bottom of a cup, cover with boiling water and let steep for five minutes.

In addition to perfume our strawberry salads, infusion, basil calms the body. If the pizza four cheese dinner weighs, the aromatic plant improves digestion and promotes sleep. It is also recommended in case of anxiety, headaches and stomach aches. I consumes how? In infusion. Placing three or four leaves of basil growing on the balcony at the bottom of a cup of water is simmering covers and allowed to steep for only five minutes. We drink a cup after each meal. Good to know: you can also use the form of essential oil. Pour 2 to 3 drops in a teaspoon of honey, which is diluted in its post-dinner tea.


Indians of South America have used the plant to relax and soothe sore stomach. The plant is a true regulator of the nervous system. It is indicated in cases of distress, anxiety, headaches, cramps or palpitations. Non-negligible advantage, it does not cause addiction. We must all its chemical content (flavonoids, alkaloids) that act directly on the nervous system. I consumes how? In infusion. After warm half a liter of water. Once it mud, it is removed from the fire and then slips are equivalent to 5 tablespoons of dried flowers. Is covered, is infused 5 minutes and then filtered. The infusion is to drink the night before and after dinner. Good to know: other plants have different but complementary assets, it is wise to involve another plant, such as chamomile, hawthorn, or valerian.

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