Herbal sleep aids - have a good night's sleep the natural way

You don't have to lay awake or use harmful pharmaceuticals to fall asleep. Herbal sleep aids can have you dreaming in no time.

While it is ok to have a need for something to help you calm down and have a good night's sleep now and again, it is not a good idea to take sleep aids on a regular basis.

Remember that stimulants like caffeine, smoking and too much sugar can keep you awake at night.

In the long run you will benefit much more from a good detox program.

Herbal sleep aids

Herb Use for Warnings
Kava Kava sleeplessness, fatigue, asthma, urinary tract infections, anxiety, insomnia, menopausal symptoms, depression. Do not use if pregnant, nursing, or being treated for depression. May worsen Parkinson's disease.
Chamomile Soothing, Anti-inflammatory, Stomach Upsets, Eyes, Insomnia, Sprains, Earaches, Hair, Aches & Pains, Eczema Do not use when pregnant, or have an iron deficiency
Clover calm the nervous system, anti-inflammatory, aches & pains, anti-asthmatic, anxiety, detoxifying Do not use when pregnant
Valerian sleeplessness, nervousness, hysteria, diuretic Do not use when pregnant
Passion Flower anxiety, insomnia, restlessness, epilepsy, hyperactivity, high blood pressure, pain formulas when discomfort is caused by muscle tension and emotional turmoil. Consult your doctor when pregnant, Do not take if you are already taking prescription medication for anxiety or depression.

Please refer to the section on Magnesium for more info on natural help for insomnia.

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