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Article: Natural remedies for insomnia

Comment prévenir naturellement l'insomnie ?
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Natural remedies for insomnia

According to the National Institute of Sleep and Vigilance*, one in five French people suffer from insomnia. It is a sleep disorder, characterized by difficulty falling or staying asleep.

Insomnia very often results in a long time falling asleep, frequent awakenings during the night, waking up early in the morning or a feeling of fatigue when waking up.

 

Insomnia: what are the causes?

Understanding insomnia.

 

Many factors can cause insomnia such as noise, too bright light, too hot a temperature, too rich a dinner, particular pain or even poor lifestyle. However, the number one factor in insomnia is stress.

There are different forms of insomnia, such as acute insomnia, which is temporary and related to a stressful event , and chronic insomnia, which lasts several weeks or more.

Chronic insomnia can impact quality of life and health, so it is strongly recommended to consult a healthcare professional to evaluate the underlying causes of insomnia and obtain adequate treatment.

There are some natural remedies to reduce stress , fight insomnia naturally, and thus avoid taking chemical medications (anxiolytics, sleeping pills, etc.).

Five natural remedies to combat insomnia

Natural solutions to prevent insomnia.

 

To guarantee their effectiveness, these natural remedies must be part of a healthy lifestyle. It is, for example, essential to go to bed at regular times to improve the functioning of the biological clock and promote more restful sleep.

Here are five natural remedies to follow to effectively combat insomnia:

Breathing exercises

Breathing well helps to oxygenate and clear the mind of negative and obsessive thoughts. It is therefore strongly recommended to do a breathing exercise before bed or after waking up at night. The latter only lasts a few minutes and allows you to fall asleep quickly. To do this, you must concentrate on your breathing by inhaling for 5 seconds, then exhaling slowly for equal amounts of time. This exercise can be repeated 6 times in a row to regulate the nervous system, relieve stress and thus improve sleep.

Essential oils

With soothing and relaxing properties, certain essential oils can promote better quality sleep. Lavender essential oil, chamomile essential oil, ylang ylang essential oil and bergamot essential oil are the essential oils to favor to effectively combat insomnia. To benefit from their benefits, simply place a few drops of essential oils in an electric diffuser or in the water of a mister, and diffuse in the bedroom for 10 minutes, 30 minutes before bedtime, or in the living room for 10-15 minutes. Or, drops of essential oils can be placed on the inside of the wrist or on a tissue, and inhaled for a few minutes. 

Relaxing plants

To combat sleep disorders and insomnia, it is strongly recommended to drink relaxing herbal infusions 30 to 45 minutes before bedtime. Passionflower , valerian, hawthorn and even lemon balm are plants that have sedative and antispasmodic properties. They help to relieve stress, calm pain and soothe the mind before going to sleep. These plants can also be consumed in the form of food supplements which have, as their field of action, sleep. To maximize their effects, they are very often combined with vitamins and minerals. These food supplements are often considered natural and come in the form of capsules, capsules, ampoules or even gummies.

Healthy food

To avoid suffering from insomnia, you should not eat too rich in the evening and before bed. Rich dinners take longer to digest and promote an increase in body temperature, which can delay falling asleep and cause nighttime awakenings. Certain foods should be favored such as dairy products, legumes (spinach, kale, broccoli, etc.), white meats or even certain nuts and seeds (cashew nuts, pecans, macadamia nuts, etc.) because they are rich in tryptophan. The latter is a precursor of two hormones which are serotonin (happiness hormone), and melatonin, the sleep hormone. Both contribute to healthier and more restful sleep. In addition, certain exciting products should be avoided such as coffee, tea, alcohol, energy drinks and sodas. They should be replaced by relaxing herbal infusions.

Food supplements based on melatonin

Some food supplements are composed of melatonin , considered to be the sleep hormone. Melatonin is naturally produced by the pineal gland (also called the epiphysis gland), located in the brain. Its production is stimulated by darkness and decreases with exposure to light. Melatonin is very often used to treat sleep disorders such as insomnia because it helps regulate a normal and beneficial sleep cycle. It can also help reduce the time it takes to fall asleep and prevent symptoms of jet lag.

These five natural remedies can help improve sleep quality, however, it is important to consult a healthcare professional if insomnia symptoms persist or worsen. Additionally, some natural remedies may interact with medications and should therefore be used with caution.

Délicure has manufactured a delicious food supplement combining relaxing plants, vitamins and melatonin to achieve healthy, better quality sleep.

Délicure sleep gummies

Say goodbye to insomnia with our Radiant Sleep treatment!

  

Délicure offers a food supplement to combat insomnia, which comes in the form of vegan, natural gummies made in France.

What is the composition of Délicure sleep gummies?

Délicure sleep gummies contain plants with relaxing and relaxing properties. These are passionflower, linden and poppy. These plants help relieve stress, relax the body before bed and thus promote better quality sleep.

To strengthen the formula of its sleep gummies, Délicure has added vitamins (B5 and B6), which each participate in the transformation of tryptophan into serotonin and melatonin. Nicknamed the happiness hormone, serotonin is involved in the regulation of mood and sleep.

Finally, sleep gummies contain melatonin. It promotes good sleep and regulates sleep cycles. These gums prove to be very effective according to feedback from hundreds of consumers

When to take Délicure sleep gummies?

To get a good night's sleep, simply chew two gummies about thirty minutes before going to bed. They will help relax the mind, reduce the time it takes to fall asleep and achieve better quality sleep.

What are the contraindications for Délicure sleep gummies?

Sleep gummies are not recommended for children, pregnant or breastfeeding women, as well as people under medical treatment. Before consumption, they are invited to seek the advice of a doctor or health professional.

CBD-based products:

CBD is now widely consumed to reduce sleep disorders. Indeed, this natural molecule benefits from excellent consumer reviews and several studies have highlighted the positive impact of CBD on sleep . Délicure has developed an ideal CBD oil to combat sleep disorders. Our strong sleep organic CBD oil combines broad spectrum CBD, poppy, passionflower and melatonin. A complete and effective formula that will help you fall asleep and reduce nighttime awakenings.

* https://institut-sommeil-vigilance.org/insomnie/

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