Aromatherapy Treatment for Insomnia
Essential oils are a very pleasant and effective means of unwinding and aiding restful sleep- try using them in the bath or else putting 2-3 drops on to a paper tissue under the pillow at night. Choose from the following either using a single oil or a blend do not use the same oil for more than 2 weeks or you will find it becomes less effective.
Chamomile: calming and relaxing in its effectsitis good where indigestion contributes tobroken sleep.
Clary Sage: this has a sending and almost euphoric action but do not use if youhavehad a alcohol as you can quickly get drunk and have nightmares or a hangover feeling later on.
Lavender : not only very soothing but also analgesis so if any aches or pains contribute to insomnia this oil is probably the best remedy.
Marjoram: relaxing and warming in large amounts it is quite sedating but can leave you feeling a bit thick- headed the next moring so do overdo it.
Herbalism Treatment for Insomnia
An infusion of one or more of these relaxing herbs one can help are turn to a natural sleep pattern if stress has disturbed it . Other way so fusing herbs includes herb-filed pillow traditionally hops were used as they are sedating (but not very pleasant smeling) Fill a small muslin bag loosely with the appropriate heb and place under your normal pillow . Another Old favourite remedy was cowslip wine this not only trastes better than the infusion but is certainly very relaxing.
Chamomile: (Chamomilla recutiia): calms the stomach and the brain settling the digestion and helping sleep.
Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis): a gentle relaxant also he pstoease nasal congestion and colds which can cause insomnia.
LemonBalm (Melisa officinalis): this helps to restore balance to the nervous system and can be used safety on children. The fresh herb tastes much nicer, and be drunk a as a tea anytime.
Lime: Blossom (Tiliaeuropaea): mildly analgesic as well as calming can soothe headache or other pains.
Passion flower (Passiflora incarnate): a strong relaxant or sedative but with out any ill effects many commercial herbal tablets for insomnia contain this herb.
Homeopathy Treatment for Insomnia
In the short term look at these remedies Aconite: for restlessness associated with sudden upset orfear and resulting in tossing and turing in bed . Coffea: if the mind is completely awake and the brain will not turn off- just as if you had drunk strong coffe.Nuxvomica: for insomnia due to overwork orexcess food or a cohol waking around 3 or4 a.m. for several
Hours with disturbed drams dream. Sulphur forover-excitement with the mind full of ideas and easily awakened by the slitghtes noise.
Naturopathy Treatment for Insomnia
In order to get the proper rhythm of energy through the day it is useful to get plenty of exercise and get fresh air in the day time.It may help to get up fairly early in the morning as well to restore this balance. Do not sleep in a stuffy room or drink coffee tea or colla at night. At bedtime a calcium/ magnesium supplement such as dolomite tablets can help to relax especially if taken with a warm herb tea or perhaps a hot milky drink you do not suffer from a lot catarrh.