15 Home Remedies For Insomnia



Here are some home remedies for treating insomnia.

1. Cucumber Peels
Use cucumber peels to massage on the soles of your feet. Employ before bedtime.

2. Castor Oil
Massaging the soles with castor oil, before going to sleep, will cure the problem of insomnia.

3. Herbal Oils
Before sleeping, massage your scalp with herbal oils like hibiscus oil or Brahmi. It will help in inducing the sound sleep.

4. Onion
Consume raw onion in dinner. Else, extract the juice of roasted onion. Drink it, before going to bed.

5. Banana
Take banana slices and stuff ½ tsp of cumin (jeera) powder in it. Eat it every evening.

6. Lettuce Seeds
Boil 1 tsp lettuce seeds in ½ litre water. Continue boiling till it reduces to 1/3rd. Drink this infusion 3-4 times a day. It is one of the helpful home remedies for insomnia.

7. Honey
Add 2 tsp of honey in a glass of lukewarm water. It is an effective treatment for insomnia.

8. Warm Milk
Mix a pinch of cinnamon powder and some honey in a glass of warm milk. Drink it before going to bed. It will help you to sleep better at night.

9. Nutmeg Powder
Before sleeping, consume a spoonful of nutmeg powder. It will induce a good sleep.

10. Poppy Seeds
Put some poppy seeds in water. Let them immersed for the whole night. Extract the thick milk, by grinding them. Extract the milk from coconut. Mix both the milks in equal quantities. Drink before going to sleep. It will alleviate the sleeplessness.

11. Aniseed
Add 1 tsp of aniseed in ½ litres of water. Heat it for 15-20 minutes. Then, strain the mixture. Drink when it is hot. For improving the taste, you can add honey or milk. Drink it at bedtime.

12. Coriander Juice
Extract coriander juice. You can also include more and more parsley and coriander in your diet.

13. Papaya or Gooseberry Juice
Before going to bed, drink papaya or gooseberry (amla) juice.

14. Curd
To cure insomnia, eat three cups of curd daily

15. Water Therapy
Take a bath with lukewarm water for 20-25 minutes, just before getting into bed. It will calm your nerves and equalize the blood circulation. Pat yourself dry. You will definitely get a sound sleep.


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