The recommended night sleep is eight hours, but the fact is that people usually sleep between 6 and 7 hours. And they often wake up tired. You wouldn’t think that missing just an hour or two of sleep can have a huge impact on our health.
It takes eight hours of sleep for the human body because this is the time needed to completely recharge the system. Many people reach for caffeine as soon as they wake up, thinking that it can help them when they have not slept enough but they are wrong. Caffeine can only provide a brief, temporary sense of energy and once the effects are over, you will feel even worse.
Avoiding your computer and not watching TV for at least an hour before going to bed can be very helpful. When we watch television or when we work on a computer, our brain is alerted and once we are finished, our body needs time to calm down before falling asleep.
Fortunately, there is a completely natural remedy that can help you with a lack of sleep. The best part is that most of us have it in the kitchen. What is the secret of this natural remedy? Himalayan sea salt.
Health benefits of Himalayan sea salt.
Himalayan pink salt is also good for migraine headaches, can support the adrenal glands in their efforts to fight disease, and can even support weight loss.
Moreover, Himalayan salt can also fight depression as it can affect serotonin levels. Finally, this salt stabilizes melatonin levels and this hormone is crucial for a good night’s sleep.
Mix five tsp. of organic raw honey and one teaspoon of pink Himalayan sea salt in a glass jar. Put a small amount of this mixture under your tongue before bed. Try it out for a few days and see how much better you sleep and get energy for the whole day.