The Holistic Properties of Valerian
Valerian (Valeriana officinalis) is one of those herbs that a lot of people are aware of, especially in regards to its usage as a remedy for sleep. But why does Valerian help us sleep? What are the underlying properties that lend to this popularized usage? And what else can Valerian be used for? In this episode, Sajah explains the holistic properties of Valerian as a nervine hypnotic and potent antispasmodic remedy, with applications reaching beyond just insomnia. You’ll learn about some of…
Nervine Herbs: Hops for Relaxation & a Restful Night's Sleep
Hops, best known for beer-making, is actually a premier herb for relaxation. Make a hops pillow sachet with other sedating herbs for a deep & restful sleep.
Exploring Herbs + Sleep
Sleep is one of those things: if you are stressed you are probably not getting enough, and if you’re not getting enough you are probably feeling even more stressed. So I thought it might be good to...
Grow Valerian as a Natural Sleep Aid - Lovely Greens
This post may contain affiliate links. The full disclosure statement is here. How to grow valerian, a plant whose roots are a gentle and effective sleep aid. Its scented flowers are also loved by bees, and the roots are irresistible to cats. It’s easy to grow valerian and even though it can grow tall and...
Herbal Sleep Aid :: How to Make Peaceful Sleep Sachets Using Herbs, Essential Oils, and Crystals | Frugally Sustainable
Folklore + ancestral wisdom tells us that the right blend of herbs, essential oils, and crystals can assist the body in experiencing restorative sleep. And one of my favorite ways to incorporate each of these elements into a daily remedy, is to create peaceful sleep sachets… …sleep sachets have been used for centuries. By creating... Continue Reading
Moonrise Herbal Tea Blend :: How to Make an Herbal Sleep Aid Tea | Frugally Sustainable
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Valerian Mint Cordial: The Perfect Herbal Nightcap
Getting a good night’s sleep is important, and valerian mint cordial is the perfect herbal nightcap to help summon the sandman. Learn how in this tutorial.
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Make Your Own All-Natural Sleep Aid | Frugally Sustainable
Nothing cures insomnia like the realization that it’s time to get up. -Author Unknown I am fairly confident that most of us, at some time in our lives, have experienced trouble sleeping. For some of us sleeplessness can come during times of transition…like when we move into a new home or travel. This type of disturbance in... Continue Reading