Insomnia or sleeplessness is a common disorder especially in these hectic lifestyles, work pressure, improper sleeping routines etc. Cumin is widely and extensively used in Indian food and drink recipes and also is a well known ingredient in ayurvedic preparations. It can also help induce sleep and great for insomnia. So, before you pop that sleeping pill for mild sleeplessness, try the cumin sleep drink-
Cumin- Cumin ensures a deep, restorative sleep. Regulates blood pressure and calms the senses that helps you fall asleep sooner. Gives you a restful full night sleep so you wake up feeling fresh and prevents tiredness and laziness.
Nutmeg- Nutmeg is quite known for its sleep-inducing properties. It helps calm stress, improve blood flow and has great sedative properties. Puts you to sleep sooner and prevents rapid eye movement while you sleep.
RECIPE FOR CUMIN SLEEP DRINK:
Things you need-
- 1 cup filtered water
- 2 teaspoons cumin seeds
- 1/3 teaspoon nutmeg powder
- Honey (optional)
In a saucepan, add water. Add in cumin seeds and nutmeg powder. Simmer on low flame with lid for 5 minutes. Turn off the flame and strain the tea. Add in honey if you like and sip on it slowly. Consume this tea 30 minutes before bedtime.