Due to our current standard of living, statistically we are warned that sometime we may suffer an episode of insomnia that could even become a chronic disorder and directly affect our physical and mental health.
Nowadays, approximately the 20% of the world population suffers from chronic insomnia, our current lifestyle helps foster the many factors that actually trigger this problem, which can be worsen especially in certain professions such as pilots, doctors or any other profession with night work schedules.
Insomnia can be a very uncomfortable illness because it can even produce general discomfort, give emotional, social or working problems. Do not forget that by sleep, our body can repair itself, reason why this problem can turn into something more serious than it first may seem.
One of the most popular alternatives that has no negative effects on our body, is to use natural remedies and, although it may seem unexpected, lettuce can be your best ally.
Lettuce can be an excellent ally to fight against any problem we have with sleeping. Fortunately it will not be difficult to you to find or consume it because lettuce is one of the most popular foods in the world. Lettuce is the vegetable food most effective to calm a person because it has sedative properties that help sleep.
Cucumber, because of being a natural anxiolytic food, helps calm a person without taking any medication.
Lettuce, cucumber and green apple shake
- Two cups of lettuce
- One cucumber
- One green apple
- Some water
- A spoonful of honey or molasses (optional)
Add all ingredients in a blender and whisk until you get a homogeneous mixture to drink it more comfortably. Consume this shake one hour before you go to bed.