When some fall asleep in seconds, others struggle to sleep. They face restless nights, where the more they worry about not sleeping, the more their minds are racing and it is already time to get up. But then how to get back to sleep and manage to fall asleep easily? Well … By boiling bananas!
Insomnia is illustrated by the inability to get enough sleep, so much so that the tiredness of tomorrow takes precedence over everyday activities. All areas are affected and the person can fall asleep during the day, which maintains the vicious cycle of insomnia. This sleep disorder stems from several factors such as: bad sleeping habits (bedtime ritual, screen, smartphones etc …), excessive consumption of tea, coffee, alcohol and tobacco, stress, anxiety, certain medications as well as pregnancy and various pathologies such as depression. Similarly, the comfort of the bedding affects sleep as a bed base or a mattress of poor quality and a room too bright or noisy. However, in the long term, this lack of sleep increases the risk of suffering from diabetes, osteoporosis, stroke, memory problems or even cancer.
Thus, it is essential to take care of your health by having a quality sleep. To do this, it is advisable to have a varied and balanced diet, to practice a physical activity as well as to use relaxing natural remedies and which favor the sleep like that of the tea with the banana. Discover the recipe!
The recipe for banana tea
1 small pot of water
A pinch of cinnamon (optional)
First, peel and cut the banana into three large slices. Then immerse the pieces in boiling water and leave them in for about ten minutes. Once this time has elapsed, collect the banana-infused water using a colander (reserve the banana pieces) then add a little cinnamon in it. Finally, an hour before going to bed, drink the preparation.
With the pieces of banana, make a crushed banana sprinkled with cinnamon to accompany your infusion.
The benefits of bananas
Source of fiber, magnesium, potassium, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, C and essential nutrients to the body, banana is a health ally. She takes care of the cardiovascular system, the digestive system and the nervous system. Moreover, thanks to magnesium and potassium, it fights depression, high blood pressure and stress and anxiety, often caused by insomnia. But that’s not all, it also increases the amount of tryptophan in the body, an amino acid involved in the production of serotonin and melatonin, hormones that promote sleep, improve sleep quality and regulate biological clock.
Cinnamon is not recommended for pregnant and lactating women and people on treatment for blood sugar and / or blood circulation. Moreover, in excess, it can cause heart palpitations and damage the stomach lining. Be sure to never exceed the recommended dose of half a teaspoon per day.