IF you have trouble sleeping and feel like you’ve tried all the tricks – we might have one more for you.
Planting a few key plants in your bedroom not only brings calm, but also helps you sleep better.
Botanical expert Richard Cheshire reveals: “A valerian will look good in your bedroom thanks to its small pink and white flowers.
“Besides its sweet aroma, valerian has been used for centuries to help with sleep problems including insomnia.
“Inhaling the scent of valerian root has been shown to induce sleep and improve sleep quality.”
The use of valerian roots as medicine dates back to ancient Greece and Rome.
But while strong clinical evidence is lacking, benefits on sleep quality and falling asleep faster have been reported by people using it.
One popular theory is that the extract stimulates nerve cells to release a chemical called gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA).
It slows down nerve cell activity and produces a calming effect.
We’ve talked before about how another plant can transform your sleep.
Snake tree Not only does it look great, it can improve your life by pumping oxygen into your abode.
Unlike other plants, it releases all its oxygen at night, so you’ll have extra vitality.
An abundant supply of oxygen during sleep will help you sleep better, improve your mood and mental alertness the next day.
Lower oxygen levels can lead to headaches when you wake up, and higher levels encourage the brain to stay in a deeper and more restorative sleep, studies have suggested.
Sleepwalking and how to improve your sleep is a hot topic for weary Britons.
We have previously talked about how the key to nod quickly James Wilson, ‘Sleep Enthusiast’ says.
In fact, the sleep practitioner and co-founder of Strong It doesn’t matter what time you go to bed, as long as your body recovers first.
He says to fill a hot water bottle with warm water, then put your bare feet on it while you relax.
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