Nutmeg is a wonderful herb and provides various benefits for overall health. Nutmeg milk promotes good sleep
Names in other languages:
- Scientific name – Myristica fragrans
- English – Nutmeg
- Hindi – Jaayaphal
- Sanskrit – Jatiphala
- Malayalam – Jathikka
- Bengali – Jaiphal
- Tamil – Jaathikkaai
- Kannada – Jayikai
- Telugu – Jajikai
In this DIY post, we will be seeing how to make a cup of nutmeg milk to help you sleep better. This remedy works well for all ages. For older people who suffer from insomnia, this remedy would work really well. Nutmeg can also prevent early awakening and work as an anti-depressant.
Research shows that nutmeg can beat insomnia. It boosts the level of serotonin, which helps induce relaxation in turn.
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Finally, for patients who have predominant early waking, nutmeg at bedtime should be tried for 1–2 months, alone or combined with sleep quality enhancers.
Nagche, T., Kumar, V., & Acharya, S. (2016). Myristica fragrans: A Comprehensive Review. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 27-30.