Everybody needs sleep. Some people have a harder time hitting the pillow. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), up to 40% of the global population suffers from some kind of sleep disorder. Experts say that it’s easy to identify these people because they’re likely to suffer from mood disorders as well, causing problems at work and during other daily activities.
This green juice recipe combines a variety of nutrients that can help relax your body and stimulate better sleep, to fight problems like insomnia. It can improve overall sleep quality and also has a positive effect on the digestion, stress, and high blood pressure.
1 piece of ginger root
Juice from 1 lemon
1 green apple (with peel)
9 stalks of asparagus
2 stalks of celery
Soak the asparagus stalks in cold water for about an hour.
Cut the cucumber and apple into large pieces
Add the fruit, celery, and ginger to your blender. Strain the water from the asparagus and pour it over the other ingredients along with the lemon juice.
Process everything for a few minutes and enjoy this juice every day after lunch.
Lettuce and cucumber juice
This powerful juice is made with two ingredients that are known to be excellent for fighting insomnia. Lettuce has important nutrients that help promote healthy sleep and eliminate feelings of anxiety. Cucumber, meanwhile, contains an amino acid known as tryptophan, which stimulates the production of serotonin, a hormone associated with better mood and good sleep.
1/2 head of lettuce
Slice the cucumber and separate the leaves of lettuce. Add them all to a blender, process for a few minutes, and drink this juice well chilled.
Lettuce and Banana Smoothie
This beverage can help control levels of stress and anxiety, promoting relaxation of the entire body to help prevent insomnia.
4 chamomile flowers
90 grams of romaine lettuce
1 small banana
Juice from 1/2 lemon
First make a tea using the chamomile flowers, and set aside the liquid.
Wash and chop the lettuce leaves
Add the tea and all remaining ingredients to the blender.
Process for a few minutes and drink it chilled, half an hour before going to bed.
Peach and Apple juice
This delicious juice has a great taste and is an excellent way to ensure you get better sleep.
1 small bunch of mint
Wash, peel, and slice the peaches and apples. Add all ingredients to the blender, process for a few seconds, and drink chilled without straining the liquid.
Consume this beverage at least half an hour before going to bed.