Sleep plays a vital role in good health and well-being throughout life. If you get enough quality sleep at the right time, it can help protect your mental health, physical health, quality of life and safety.
During sleep, your body performs support healthy brain function and maintaining your physical health. In children and teens, sleep also helps in their growth and healthy psychological and physical development.
The deficit of quality sleep can increase the risk of some chronic health problems. It also can affect the quality of thinking, concentration, reaction, working, learning, and social life.
According to the Institute of Medicine in America, more than 50 million Americans experience sleep problems or suffer from sleep deprivation.
If you have any trouble sleeping, you should definitely try this homemade Banana-Cinnamon drink, one hour before going to bed!
Bananas can be very useful in combating insomnia because they contain an amino acid called tryptophan and which helps to raise the level of serotonin, which in turn helps to regulate sleep patterns.
It will also lift your mood and help you regulate your appetite. Minerals such as iron, calcium and potassium present in this fruit also will help you sleep quality.
Incredible spice which their health benefits owed to essential oils such as eugenol, or fenilpropanoids, a class of chemical compound that gives a pleasant, sweet aromatic smell.Cinnamon also contains great amounts of vitamin A, niacin, pantothenic acid and pyridoxine. Cinnamon is the perfect ingredient who should be used in this tea. It gives a pleasant taste of tea and it will help your body to relax.
It also helps in the circulation and digestion, since it greatly depends on them to quality sleep.
1 liter water
½ tsp. cinnamon
Boil the water. Then, cut the ends of the banana and place them in boiling water. Allow to boil for 10 minutes. Strain the liquid. Add a little cinnamon to taste. Drink it an hour before bedtime.
You may be wondering whether you should peel your banana. In the original recipe, banana is unpeeled. But as a precaution (of various fungicides and pesticides), preferably previously well washed peel to treat saline, caustic soda or acid.
If you have persistent trouble sleeping at night, it could indicate to other serious health problems. It could be caused by various reasons such as: deficiency of certain minerals, unhealthy diet, anxiety and a wrong way of living.
Some sleeping pills may help you sleep better sometimes, but they will not fix the real problem.
That is why you need to focus on reducing the level of anxiety, eating healthy foods, exercising more and to practice regular bedtime routine that will help your mind and body to relax more and simultaneously cleanse itself of toxins .
Remember: your mind purifies from toxins only while you sleep!