According to Ayurveda, when we have excess Vata and our minds are active with too many thoughts, it becomes impossible for us to relax. So, it is imperative to relieve the stress from our brains, which eventually will help in inducing sleep.
Ayurveda, the traditional system of medicine that is based on the tenet of balance in our bodily systems, suggests some herbs that should be consumed in order to attain sound sleep. According to Ayurveda, when we have excess Vata and our minds are active with too many thoughts, it becomes impossible for us to relax. So, it is imperative to relieve the stress from our brains, which eventually will help in inducing sleep.
Here are some sleep inducing Ayurvedic herbs that will not only help you get sound sleep, but will also relieve excessive stress and anxiety that causes various sleep disorders.
First, a reminder to use any complementary therapy only in consultation with your medical providers for any medical condition.
For many people who have trouble sleeping, a natural herbal remedy may be the best place to start. Whether consumed as a beverage or inhaled as aromatherapy, some Ayurvedic herbs have a soothing effect. This article lists 6 (Brahmi, Shankhpushpi, Vacha, Sarpgandha, Ashwagandha, Jatamasi). There may be others.
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