Sleep - Herbal Tea
Natural herbal drinks can support and encourage the mind and body’s natural processes before and during sleep, to help us have a restful night. Whether you’re trying to adapt to a new sleep pattern, or just need to get a good night’s kip, there are a vast range of herbs that have a longstanding use for nourishing the nervous system and helping us relax.
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This violet wonder is high in essential oils that relieve stress and improve sleep. Lavender’s relaxing effects are considered to be largely due to the essential oils present, whether inhaled, ingested or applied topically.
It’s not just lavender that provides relaxing essential oils; chamomile flower does too. These oils help calm our ‘fight or flight’, sympathetic nervous system, improving sleep quality. Chamomile flower also contains an antioxidant called apigenin, said to help calm an anxious mind. What’s more, chamomile tea has traditionally been used to ease digestive complaints linked to nervous conditions.
Valerian has been used by people for thousands of years. Even today, it's remarkably calming effect is a great comfort to people struggling with everything from sleep and insomnia to nervous anxiousness.
This warming spice has a reputation for its settling and calming properties in both traditional Indonesian herbal medicine and Western herbal medicine. It’s said to help you stay asleep as well as fall asleep.
A tonic root used to help the body under long-term stress. Ashwagandha improves energy and cognition by acting on relaxing neurotransmitter systems and protecting brain cells from damage. As stress is a huge factor in raised cortisol levels, helping to keep stress under control will be a huge factor in boosting sleep quality.
Side Effects of Ashwagandha Tea
People With Autoimmune Disease
If you suffer from autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis or lupus, do not use ashwagandha tea. This plant may increase the activity of the immune system, which can cause autoimmune symptoms to worsen. Always consult a healthcare professional before drinking herbal teas if you suffer from a medical condition.
Pregnant or Breastfeeding Women
Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should avoid ashwagandha tea. There isn't enough research showing the supplement or plant as safe so it's best to not use this tea. There is also some evidence that shows ashwagandha may increase the risk of miscarriage.
Medication Interactions and Surgery
Ashwagandha tea may interact with certain medications. Always talk to your doctor before drinking tea if you take any medications. Ashwagandha tea may interact with blood pressure medications and diabetic medications so limit or avoid use if you take these medicines.