It is relatively well known that the banana is a remarkable health food, that boasts a wide range of benefits. But did you know that they are also used as a natural remedy to help induce a peaceful nights sleep, so that when you wake up the next day you feel well rested and rejuvenated.
So if you find yourself waking up in the middle of the night feeling restless, or you often experience trouble sleeping, try this banana-infused tea recipe from the world renowned Dr Oz.
- 1 raw organic banana
- 1 small pot of filtered water
- sprinkle of non irradiated cinnamon (optional)
Start boiling the water.
Cut off both ends of your banana and place in water.
Boil for about 10 minutes in total.
Pour water through colander and into mug.
Drink one hour before bed.
Studies have proven that magnesium can help us sleep comfortably throughout the night without interruption, and the potassium and magnesium also help our blood vessels and muscles relax.
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