Are you suffering from the menace called insomnia? If yes, then here is a milk and honey remedy you should try. This is considered as the best ancient remedy for falling asleep. All you need is to drink just 1 cup before going to bed and it will make you sleep similar to a baby.
Both milk and honey have been used traditionally as remedies for sleeplessness and insomnia. In fact, they are both great as individual remedies, but their benefits increase further when used together.
Honey is a very rare sugary food that can help in controlled increase in the levels of insulin secretion, and it also helps in promoting the release of tryptophan into your brain.
Tryptophan will usually convert into serotonin that stimulates the feeling of relaxation. Serotonin usually converts into melatonin, which is a widely researched sleeping aid. It is because of this perplexing chemical pathway that milk and honey is capable of helping minimize sleeplessness.
So how to prepare your magical potion?
You will need the following ingredients:
- Milk – 6 ounces
- Honey – 1 teaspoon
- Vanilla extract – 1 drop
How to Prepare?
- Take a small saucepan and heat the milk until its warm. Don’t take it to a boil.
- Take off the heat and remove into a glass.
- Now add the vanilla and honey and stir well.
You should sip it slowly before going to sleep.
Note: -- If you suffer from lactose intolerance, make sure to follow the preparation of the recipe as mentioned above, but use lactose-free substitute for milk such as almond milk, rice milk or soy milk.