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Basil, a Natural Soporific Herb

by Andreea Laza

If you are looking for a simple and effective natural soporific herb, continue reading this article and find out what that is and how to use it. But first.

For those of you who want to know more about the health uses of basil, or simply have a hard time sleeping at night, the good news is that basil is a natural soporific herb and that basil tea puts you to sleep in no time. For real! Insomnia is the unpleasant side effect of prolonged stress and anxiety or a job that puts you to work even when you’re in bed trying to have a good night’s sleep.

Basil, a Natural Soporific Herb

Basil The Natural Soporific Herb

To make use of the natural soporific powers of basil here is how to use it. In order to regain that peaceful sleep, you miss so much, prepare a simple basil tea as follows.

  1. Add 1 tablespoon of dried and minced basil leaves into 200 ml of hot water.
  2. Let the basil infuse for 10 minutes and sweeten with raw honey.
  3. Drink this tea with small sips and then right to bed. 

It is possible that the first night you drink this tea you won’t feel any difference. Hence, repeat the treatment tomorrow, but this time drink 2 basil teas per day, one in the morning and the other one before bedtime.

Basil, a Natural Soporific Herb - Basil Tea

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You’ll fall asleep just like a baby! Yes, basil is a natural soporific herb, along with valerian root, lemon balm, chamomile, and a few others more. We really hope that you regain your good night’s sleep by using this simple remedy that people have used for ages. Nighty nighty!

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