In this fast-paced life, mental problems such as stress, anxiety, depression, and insomnia, are commonly found in many people. Insomnia is a sleep disorder that causes a drastic change in one sleeping schedule of people. It can be short-term or chronic. It could last from a few days to even months. In worst-case conditions, it also leads to clinical depression among individuals. It causes difficulty in sleeping or staying asleep for a prolonged period. It also leads to daytime sleeping, fatigue, tiredness, irritability, loss of focus, lack of energy, and lethargy throughout the day and also causes hindrance in day-to-day activities. Ayurveda provides the solution for various problems and helps improve lifestyle naturally and holistically.
Ayurveda treats every type of insomnia or sleeping disorder, in the most natural way and without any side effects. Birla Ayurveda provides a variety of ayurvedic treatments for Insomnia, such as Shirodhara, in which the massage therapists massage your head or your whole body, to provide relaxation to the mind and body. Another helpful therapy, in which a special paste made out of Amla and special roots is applied to the head, is called Thalapothichil. Abhyangam is another very essential and effective therapy for a sleeping disorder.
Certain ayurvedic medicinal herbs are used for the treatment of
Mentioned below are some of the ayurvedic medicines for good sleep:
- Brahmi is a powerful brain tonic and tranquilizing herb that boosts and supports the functioning of the brain. It is suggested to take a cup of Brahmi tea or powder or in any other form, at bedtime, it improves sleep quality. If taken regularly, it can help in curing sleeping disorders.
- Vacha (Acorus calamus) is used in Ayurvedic medicine for the treatment of various disorders, such as epilepsy, headache, insomnia, etc. Vacha can be taken along with Amla, and Brahmi powder at bedtime.
- Ashwagandha, also suggested by Ayurvedic doctors at Birla Ayurveda, is an amazing tonic for energy and longevity. According to Ayurveda, ashwagandha enhances coordination between the mind and senses, which is vital for good sleep.
- Tagar, also known as the Indian Valerian is one of the strongest herbs used for good sleep. It clears out the toxins from the blood and blood vessels and relaxes the nerves. However, it is not supposed to be taken alone. It should be consumed with some other herbs because of its strong nature.