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5 DIY Drinks For Better Sleep Before Going To Bed

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Have you ever given it a thought how certain items that you eat or drink leave you totally energised or lethargic? What you eat or drink significantly affect your physical state. And that’s a fact.

And that’s why we have prepared a list of some drinks that will help you sleep like a baby.

 

1. Green Smoothie

Normally, it's strictly advised not to consume carbs before you go to sleep. However, if you want to improve the quality of your sleep, then you should consume some quality carbs before you go to bed. And this smoothie will do the miracle for you. It's prepared with oats, whole-grains as well as chamomile tea, which makes it a perfectly ideal drink for people before they go to bed.

List Of Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp. almond butter
  • Two large bananas
  • 1 cup tart cherry juice
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 1 cup brewed chamomile tea
  • Half cup old fashioned uncooked rolled oats.

Recipe

First of all, place the uncooked oats in the blender. Keep blending until finely ground. Add chamomile tea, spinach, bananas, cherry juice as well as almond butter to the blender. Enjoy your drink. 

 

 

2. Spiced Ayurvedic Milk

And here we advise you to start consuming turmeric due to its unlimited benefits. It’s neuroprotective as well as anti-inflammatory properties not only will help you lower down the anxiety level, but also help you sleep like a baby.

List Of Ingredients

  • Raw Honey
  • Pinch of turmeric
  • Pinch of ginger
  • Pinch of cardamom
  • One cup coconut, almond or non-dairy milk that's your favourite.

Recipe

Pour your favourite milk in a small pot. Add spices according to your taste. Whisk to mix the spices with the milk. Start with fewer spices and check if it's comfortable for you. Increase the spices if you find something lacking. We recommend you to add half tablespoon turmeric. However, a pinch is just simply perfect. Bring the milk to light steam. Add some raw honey for taste. Whisk once more. Pour the drink into your favourite cup and have a good night’s sleep.

 

3. Lavender & Chamomile Tea

Chamomile tea is quite famous for its positive results with insomnia, anxiety as well as an upset stomach. The tea will absolutely relax your muscles and nerves. Plus, it will help you reduce the anxiety levels along with reducing the depression symptoms as well. Lavender is quite famous for its suppressing effects on anxiety and stress. And these are the two of the worst reasons that will keep you up at night. You’ll just love the smell of lavender. And the smell is really good for helping you sleep at night. You can reap both of their benefits by mixing them together and pouring them in a cup.

List Of Ingredients

  • Half Cup Almond Milk (New Born Barista)
  • 2 tbsp. honey
  • Four chamomile tea bags
  • 1.5 cups hot water
  • Half teaspoon lavender

 Recipe

First of all, pour hot water in a cup and steep the tea bags as well as the lavender in it. However, if you are looking to prepare something cold, then we recommend you to cool up the tea in the refrigerator for about 2 hours. Add honey, tea, Newborn barista almond milk inside a blender together and blend for about 10 seconds at a high level. If it's an iced drink, pour over some ice. However, if it's a hot drink, simply pour it inside a mug without ice and enjoy your sleep.


4. Almond Butter Banana Smoothie

According to research, deficiency of magnesium is considered to be one of the biggest reasons why you are not able to sleep well at night. Magnesium helps your nervous as well as the muscular system to function nicely. Plus, it also helps in regulating your sleep cycle. Almond butter and banana are the best sources for magnesium, and that's why we will help you prepare this drink easily.

List Of Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp. almond butter
  • Single frozen banana
  • 1 cup milk of your choice

Recipe

Place milk, almond butter and banana in a blender. Cover the blender with the top and blend until all the ingredients are smooth and processed. It will take about a time of a minute or two. Add sweetener of your personal choice. Pour the drink in your favourite mug and have a good night’s sleep.

 

5. Warm Milk

And that's where you go old-school. If you don't prefer to go with any of the above options, this drink will simply do wonders for you. This drink will help your brain calm and help you enjoy your sleep with a high amount of tryptophan. You can even add some honey in order to make it taste better.


By no means this list is exhaustive! Please share with us your recipes and ideas too in the comments below, we’ll love to discuss about them!

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