You will need
- Melissa, peppermint, Valerian, motherwort, peony tincture, pot, Cup, spoon
Relax before bedtime to calm the nervous system and make sleep more of a strong mint will help. There are many types of this plant, but for therapeutic purposes, use peppermint. You can buy it at a pharmacy or grow your own (including on the windowsill in the apartment). To prepare a medicinal infusion take from 1.5 to 3 g of dried mint and pour 200 ml of hot water. Steep for 15 minutes. Drink before bed or during the day (up to 4 times).
Melissa, a relative of the mint family yasnotkovyh – also has a sedative (sedative and hypnotic) effect. Brew these plants are the same. Remember that they increase appetite. If you are obese, try to control the amount of food consumed.
Valerian increases the duration of sleep, making it deeper. Purchase the drug based on it in the pharmacy (tablets, drops) or make a decoction of Valerian root at home. Place 2 tablespoons in a porcelain or enamel bowl, pour 200 ml of boiling water. Cover and heat on a water bath for 15 minutes. Remove from heat and wrapped a bowl of broth with a towel, leave to cool for 45 minutes. If this method seems difficult, make an infusion. Pour 6 to 10 g dry root 200 g of water and steep for 8 hours. Take 2 tablespoons 3 (4) times a day.
A similar effect has herb motherwort heart. Available in the form of liquid extract and alcohol tincture. In addition, sold by extruded raw materials for the preparation of infusions. They are prepared from 15 g of motherwort in 200 ml of water. Take twice a day for 1/3 Cup.
Improves sleep quality tincture of a peony. Doing it yourself is not recommended, as there is a risk to make a mistake. Buy the drug at the pharmacy and take 30-40 drops, dissolve them in a glass of water, 3 times a day. Best thing to do is 20 minutes before a meal. The course of treatment usually lasts at least a month, then there is a ten-day break, and receiving infusion continues.
Previously it was believed that hops has a sedative effect. Later found out that it contains substances has a calming affect cold-blooded, but not mammals (including humans). Hops still can be found in the composition of the charges from insomnia, but the use of it useless.
Before you start to take herbs to improve sleep, ensure that such treatment is not prohibited. Personal intolerance to the substances contained in plants, is a contraindication to their use. With caution should apply the previously listed herbs pregnant and lactating women (motherwort, peony and Valerian they are contraindicated). Tincture of peony is not recommended under reduced pressure and the acidity of the stomach, Valerian – in diseases of the liver.