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    The Best Herbal Sleep Tea Blends to Sleep Soundly Tonight

    by Kimberley Wright February 23, 2024 4 min read

    The Best Herbal Sleep Tea Blends to Sleep Soundly Tonight

     

    Are restless nights, and tossing-and-turning, taking hours to fall asleep, or waking easily through the night a problem for you? If so, you're not alone.

    Many of us struggle to achieve a restful night's sleep amidst the hustle and bustle of modern life. But fear not, because nestled within nature's pharmacy are remedies that can help lull you into a deep, restful slumber.

    In this guide, we'll delve into the many herbal sleep aids, best used as delicious & dream inducing Sleep Tea.

    The Importance of Quality Sleep

    Quality sleep is the cornerstone of overall health and wellbeing.

    It rejuvenates the body, sharpens the mind, and restores the spirit. During sleep, our bodies repair and our minds (brains) detox.

    Unfortunately the stresses of daily modern life can affect our ability to fall asleep - thanks to increases of the stress hormone cortisol (which will keep that restful night sleep you long for at bay). 

    Enter: Sleep Tea.

    Sleep Tea's are a gentle (yet potent) blend of carefully selected herbs which have been used for centuries for their relaxing, sleep-inducing properties.

    The best part? Sleep teas offer  a natural, holistic approach to overcoming insomnia and promoting relaxation - without the risk of the side effects that often come with pharmaceutical approaches.

    Harnessing Nature's Natural Sleep Remedies

    So, what exactly are the herbs that are so effective in supporting sleep? Let's take a closer look at some of the key ingredients commonly found in the most effective Sleep Teas:

    1. Chamomile:
      Chamomile has been used for centuries to treat insomnia & anxiety, due to it's action as a nerve tonic. Often sought to ease stress and anxiety, promoting a sense of calm and relaxation. Chamomile has also been used and to soothe the digestive system. Rich in antioxidants and flavonoids, this herb helps relax the muscles, and calm the nervous system, making it the OG for sleep. Try our delicious, 100% Organic Chamomile Tea.

    2. Lavender:
      Studies have shown that lavender can reduce heart rate and blood pressure, reduce feelings of stress and anxiety, and provide sedative effects. It has a smooth floral fragrance & gentle flavour, making it a wonderful addition to any Sleep Tea. Find it in our Award-Winning Dreamweaver Sleep Support Tea.

    3. Passionflower:
      Traditionally used as a herbal remedy for anxiety and insomnia, passionflower contains compounds that act on the central nervous system to bring about calm. Passionflower also boosts GABA, a compound that decreases brain activity, allowing for rest. Find Passionflower in our Sleep Like My Husband Organic Sleep Tea.

    4. Lemon Balm:
      With its mild sedative properties, lemon balm is another herb commonly found in Sleep Tea blends. By promoting relaxation and reducing anxiety, lemon balm can help quiet a busy mind and prepare the body for sleep. Find Lemon Balm in both our Dreamweaver Sleep Support Tea & Sleep Like My Husband Sleep Tea.

    5. Skullcap:
      Known for its mild sedative properties, skullcap has been used for centuries in traditional herbal medicine to promote relaxation and ease anxiety. This herb also increases levels of GABA in the brain, a neurotransmitter that helps calm the nervous system. When incorporated into Sleep Tea blends, skullcap can complement other herbs such as chamomile and passionflower. You can find skullcap in our Sleep Like My Husband Sleep Tea Blend.

    Crafting the Perfect Sleep Tea Blend

    The beauty of Sleep Tea lies in its versatility. Whether you prefer a floral infusion of chamomile and lavender, or a more earthy blend featuring skullcap and passionflower, there's a Sleep Tea blend to suit every palate.

    When selecting a Sleep Tea blend, it's essential to choose one that contains high-quality, organic herbs (like those from Glow Tea!). This ensures that you're getting the full therapeutic benefits of each ingredient, without any unwanted additives or contaminants.

    To brew the perfect cup of Sleep Tea, following the brewing instructions on the side of the canister, with 1 tsp of loose-leaf tea in boiling water for 5-10 minutes, depending on your desired strength. You can also add milk & honey to your taste.

    Incorporating Sleep Tea into Your Bedtime Routine

    To truly harness the power of Sleep Tea, it's essential to incorporate it into a calming bedtime routine. Begin by dimming the lights and turning off electronic devices at least an hour before bed to signal to your body that it's time to wind down.

    Next, brew yourself a cup of Sleep Tea and take a few moments to savor it.  As you sip your tea, engage in relaxing activities such as reading a book, meditating, or listening to calming music to prepare your mind and body for sleep.

    Finally, create the perfect sleep environment by ensuring your bedroom is cool, dark, and free from technology and distractions. Invest in a comfortable mattress and pillows, and consider using essential oils (like our Award Winning Sleep Essential Oil Blend)  to enhance relaxation and promote deep sleep.

    The Power of Herbal Sleep Aids

    In a world filled with synthetic sleep aids and prescription medications, it's easy to overlook the natural remedies that Mother Nature has to offer. But by harnessing the power of herbs such as chamomile, passionflower, and lavender, you can have your most restful sleep yet, without relying on potentially harmful pharmaceuticals that have many potential side effects.

    So, why not swap your usual bedtime beverage for a soothing cup of Sleep Tea tonight? Try our 100% organic herbal tea blends for a natural, holistic solution to insomnia and restless nights. Say goodbye to sleepless nights and hello to sweet dreams with Teas made from sleep inducing herbs.