Subscribe to Onlymyhealth Newsletter
  • I have read the Privacy Policy and the Terms and Conditions. I provide my consent for my data to be processed for the purposes as described and receive communications for service related information.

Having trouble sleeping? Sip on these teas to sleep like a baby

Home Remedies By Meenakshi Chaudhary , Onlymyhealth editorial team / Jul 26, 2018
Having trouble sleeping? Sip on these teas to sleep like a baby

The effectiveness of having tea for better sleep has long been debated. But there are some teas which can actually help your mind and body relax and help you get a good night’s sleep. Add these tea’s to your bedtime rituals to relax an

Quick Bites
  • Teas without caffeine can actually help you relax
  • Herbal teas come in a variety of delicious flavours
  • There are multiple health benefits associated with herbal teas

You don’t feel the urge for anything else if you have your favourite brimming hot cup of tea to settle down and get cosy during those nights when you have to stay awake to finish your assignment or other essential tasks. But then there are nights when you don’t have much to do, and your sleep is roaming around in some faraway lands. What kinds of teas do you need to get back your sleep? Heard of tisanes? It’s another name for herbal tea, which is prepared from the leaves, roots and fruits that usually does not contain any caffeine. The reason being that herbal teas don’t provide tea plant leaves. Drink a cup of herbal tea to sleep tight.  We are listing some of the best teas that can help you fall asleep fast.

Chamomile Tea

Chamomile is considered to help with sleep and stress diminution. According to a study conducted in 2010, chamomile is widely regarded as a mild tranquiliser and sleep inducer. Make yourself a cup of chamomile tea to aid your sleep.

Valerian Tea

Another herbal tea that is believed to be a great natural sleep inducer is valerian tea. According to a study published in the journal Sleep Medicine Reviews, evidence to support the claim that valerian is effective in inducing sleep was uncertain, but experts say it is safe to drink. You can give it a shot.

Also read: Home remedies that stop you from snoring

Passionflower Tea

Passionflower is used to flavour drinks, but it also increases the level of chemical called gamma-aminobutyric acid or GABA which helps you calm down and hence is a great sleep inducer. In 2011, double-blind study people were given passionflower tea and placebo. The group who had passionflower tea had a significantly better quality of sleep.

Lavender Tea

Lavender is another plant that has long been associated with sleep and relaxation. While the study didn't address the effectiveness of lavender in tea form, it's often an ingredient in teas intended to enhance sleep.

Read more articles on Home remedies for daily life.

For more such stories, Download Onlymyhealth app.

Written by
Meenakshi Chaudhary
Source: Onlymyhealth editorial teamJul 26, 2018

All possible measures have been taken to ensure accuracy, reliability, timeliness and authenticity of the information; however Onlymyhealth.com does not take any liability for the same. Using any information provided by the website is solely at the viewers’ discretion. In case of any medical exigencies/ persistent health issues, we advise you to seek a qualified medical practitioner before putting to use any advice/tips given by our team or any third party in form of answers/comments on the above mentioned website.

×
This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK