Sleep is so important for the body. Sleep is the period in which the body can repair itself. People who are deprived of sleep are likely to induce complications like depression, sickness, lethargy, low energy and hypertension. The brain uses the time that we sleep to clean itself and revitalize the body. This helps in improving concentration.
But today a lot of people suffer from lack of sleep. The major reasons for this lack of sleep are attributed to lifestyle, anxiety, food habits and insufficient intake of essential nutrients & minerals.
A recent research revealed that a staggering 50 – 70 million Americans suffer from some form of sleeping disorder or get insufficient sleep.
So here is a remedy that can be used to cure this insomnia – the Banana Cinnamon tea.
So what are the ingredients required?
- Water – One Liter
- Banana – One
- Cinnamon – One teaspoon
How to make?
- Peel the banana and drop it into the water
- Now boil this for ten minutes
- The mixture is to be strained
- Now just sprinkle the cinnamon to the tea and you are good to go.
This tea is to be consumed as a bedtime snack at least an hour before you go to sleep.
So how does this work?
Bananas are a great source of minerals like magnesium and potassium which helps us in getting quality sleep. They also fight the negative effects of cortisol which helps the muscles and veins unwind. Cinnamon is known to promote relaxation mainly to the pleasant aroma it carries. It also helps digestion.
Source: Healthy Food Vision