Suffering With Insomnia? This Will Help You Sleep Better
We all need enough zzz’s in order for your body and mind to recharge. Healthy sleep also helps the body remain healthy and ward off diseases. Without enough sleep, the brain cannot function properly. When people can’t fall asleep, stay asleep or get enough deep sleep, they tend to have symptoms of or suffer from insomnia. Insomnia is a common sleep disorder, more common than you think! Insomnia symptoms occur in approximately 33% to 50% of the adult population while chronic Insomnia disorder that is associated with distress or impairment is estimated at 10% to 15%.
The Olio Store has crafted a blend of traditional herbs and beneficial actives proven to induce a peaceful state of being, calm your body and mind, and enhance your sleep experience. The combination of anxiolytic (anti-anxiety) and calming actives can have a sedative effect which wears off within 6-8 hours, allowing you to have a peaceful sleep while avoiding the risk of experiencing sluggishness the next day. Let’s break down the natural ingredients in these Sleeping Capsules that’ll have you snoozing away in no time!
Sleeping Capsules Ingredients
Valerian Root (Valeriana Officinalis)
Valerian is a loved herb that’s commonly used as a calming aid which makes it a no brainer for improving sleep. This herb is often referred to as “nature’s Valium,” and people have used it since the Middle Ages to treat sleep disorders such as insomnia. Studies have shown that taking valerian gives you up to 80% chance of experiencing improved sleep. It may also reduce the amount of time it takes to fall asleep!
Hops (Humulus Lupulus)
Recent studies have shown that ingredients in the Hops plant (Humulene and Lupuline) have mild sedative properties. They raise the neurotransmitters gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) and serotonin. These work to soothe the central nervous system and regulate the body's circadian rhythm. That’s also why hops is used for people struggling with anxiety, restlessness and even menopausal symptoms.
Kanna (Sceletium Tortuosum)
Kanna is an indigenous South African plant that's been used for centuries as an herbal remedy and natural mood booster. Today, some people take kanna for its euphoric and anxiety-reducing properties. Kanna is also used as a mild sedative. It could promote a sense of calm or even sleepiness in people who are stressed or struggle with insomnia.
L-theanine is an amino acid found naturally found in green and black tea and some mushrooms. It’s primary effects help ease anxiety and reduce insomnia by treating sleep disturbance, improving non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep, and reducing psychological stress.
Magnesium is a mineral that is important for normal bone structure in the body, supporting muscle and nerve function, energy production and is also utilised in your body for a large array of essential biochemical process. Studies revealed that magnesium may help improve insomnia symptoms by assisting sufferes with falling asleep faster and sleeping longer.
Passion flower is a climbing vine with white and purple flowers. This beautiful flower is not only aesthetically soothing to look at, but its appearance is complimented by its beautiful calming effects. It’s an incredibly versatile, natural supplement as it assists in relieving symptoms of anxiety, pain, heart rhythm problems, menopausal symptoms, and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and most importantly, sleep problems or disturbances like insomnia. It is even applied to the skin for burns and to treat hemorrhoids!
Vitamin B6 is a water-soluble vitamin found naturally in many foods. It is super important for normal brain development and for keeping the nervous system and immune system healthy. Food sources of vitamin B-6 include poultry, fish, potatoes, chickpeas, bananas and fortified cereals. Another vital key role of vitamin B6 is to help the body produce serotonin and melatonin, which are both key for sound, peaceful sleep, and to regulate mood. There's also a strong link between vitamin B6 and depression and sleep disturbances.
Chamomile tea has long been used, as a traditional folk remedy, for a wide range of health issues. Chamomile contains chemicals called flavonoids. These flavonoids are a type of nutrient present in many plants, and they play a significant role in chamomile’s medicinal effects such as helping people to relax and fall asleep. Traditionally, chamomile preparations like teas and oils have been used to treat insomnia and to induce calming effects. Chamomile is widely regarded as a mild tranquilliser and sleep-inducer.
Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis)
Lemon balm is an herb from the mint family. The leaves, which have a mild lemon aroma, are used to make medicine and flavor foods. Lemon balm has traditionally been used to improve mood and cognitive function, but the potential benefits don’t stop there. Studies have shown that it may help relieve restlessness and sleep disorders such as insomnia.
C.B.D. may help by treating the causes of sleeplessness and insomnia. An interesting study also found that C.B.D. improved the symptoms of REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD), a disorder in which a person acts out their dreams. RBD is associated with poor sleep and nightmares. The bottom line? C.B.D. improves sleep because it tackles the root causes of insomnia.
Putting all of the above-mentioned ingredients in this sleep formulation was a no-brainer. Find deep, peaceful sleep with The Olio Store’s Sleeping Capsules.