Insomnia and Sleep disorders

A regular good night sleep will:

  • sharpen your attention
  • avoid accidents
  • improve your athletic performance
  • lower your stress levels
  • spur creativity
  • curb inflammation
  • improve memory and concentration
  • improve school grades
  • maintain a healthy weight
  • help with depression
  • live longer

There are a lot of nutritional and herbal supplements that may help with insomnia depending on the cause of insomnia such as melatonin and 5HTP.

Herbs that help with insomnia are called hypnotics and include Valerian, Zizyphus, Passion flower, Wild Lettuce, Chamomile, Lavender, Hops, Californian Poppy, Kava Kava and St John’s wort. These herbs posses several other therapeutic activities such as anxiolytic, antidepressant, anodyne, anti-inflammatory etc.

The “Sleep tonic” formula contains two great herbs that are regarded mild sedative and hypnotic, Valerian and Zizyphus. This formula is indicated in conditions such as insomnia, difficulty falling asleep, waking up frequently, mild anxiety, nervous tension and stress.

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About Naturopathy by Savvas Ioannides
Savvas Ioannides is a Naturopathic, Herbal and GAPS Diet practitioner who studied at Nature Care College in Sydney. Savvas uses holistic and natural therapies including Herbal remedies and Nutrition to boost your vitality and help you achieve optimum levels of health.

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