Good sleep is essential for overall health and wellbeing. While most know that drinks like coffee, caffeinated teas (green tea, black tea) and sugary drinks cause shorter sleep patterns, many are not aware about the drinks that help getting better sleep. Herbal teas are popular beverage choices when it comes time to relax and unwind. It's even backed by modern research.
These teas, or tisanes have been used around the world as natural sleep remedies for quite some time now. If you want to improve your sleep, look for these herbal teas next time you’re at the grocery store.
Karma Pure Chamomile: Chamomile is commonly regarded as a mild sleep inducer. It has calming effects that may be attributed to an antioxidant called apigenin, which is found in abundance in chamomile tea. Apigenin binds to specific receptors in your brain that may decrease anxiety and initiate sleep. Karma Pure Chamomile contains whole Chamomile buds and is completely caffeine-free.
- Karma Pure Lavender: Karma Pure Lavender tea calms a stressed mind and soothes the nerves, we recommend drinking it at bedtime to enjoy a restful sleep. Lavender has also been suggested as an excellent natural remedy to treat insomnia and improve sleep quality. Enjoy the wholeness of Lavender buds in the Karma Pure lavender blend.
Mint Magic: Mint Magic is a soothing blend of Peppermint and spearmint, known to have positive effects on improving insomnia. Furthermore, a study has indicated that aromatherapy with peppermint could be potentially effective in improving sleep quality.
Santorini: Rosemary may seem like an interesting herb to include in this list, but it actually is a lovely addition. Rosemary essential oil is very popular in aromatherapy, not just for its pleasant smell but also because it's able to calm the body. Coupled with peppermint and thyme, Santorini is a blend that helps you unwind after a hectic day.
Other activities that may help you develop a proper sleep routine include reducing blue light exposure in the evening, Reducing irregular or long daytime naps, and making the most out of your bedroom environment.