Lavender is a very versatile medicinal plant, capable of helping to strengthen muscles, to treat insomnia, to improve cardiovascular health, poor digestion, to fight inflammatory processes, to detoxify the body, to treat acne, to relieve pain head, improving digestive and respiratory health, due to its relaxing, calming, antispasmodic, analgesic and antidepressant and anti-inflammatory properties. ... View more »
Passiflora has in its composition passiflorin, flavonoids, C-glycosides and alkaloids, with sedative, calming, sleepy and hypnotic properties, being therefore useful in the treatment of anxiety, nervous tension, insomnia and difficulty in concentration. Some studies show that passionflower can treat menopausal symptoms, such as vasomotor signs (hot flashes and night sweats), insomnia, depression, anger, headaches, and can be a great alternative to conventional hormonal therapy. ... View more »
Mint has action, analgesic, antispasmodic and aphrodisiac, being a great tea to take after meals, as it helps with digestion. It also has antiparasitic action that can help to relieve symptoms and fight infection by parasites, such as amoebiasis and giardiasis, being great for the treatment of several health problems, such as: Bad digestion, nausea or vomiting; high cholesterol; Headache; menstrual cramps; nasal or pulmonary congestion, especially in cases of flu or cold with cough; abdominal pain, for having antispasmodic action; Insomnia; genital trichomoniasis; bloody diarrhea. ... View more »
Lúcia-lima has anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic and tranquilizing properties, and can be used as an aid in the treatment of some diseases, such as: intestinal problems; renal and menstrual; urinary infection and gases. And its sedative effect makes it a perfect natural pain reliever to fight insomnia and prevent those long nights of bed twists.
Excessive consumption causes gastric irritation. ... View more »
Pecan nut tea, helps eliminate excess cholesterol, dissolves blood clots, fat plaques, prevents thrombosis, clears blocked arteries, prevents bypass surgery, prevents any heart problems, high blood pressure, dizziness, insomnia, asthmatic bronchitis, respiratory diseases, migraines, sinus and nerve problems, the liver, hepatitis, diabetes, gastritis and trapped intestines, kidney, ovary, bladder infections, wounds in the uterus and discharge, prevents wounds, back pain, back problems joints, blood rheumatism and others. ... View more »
Chamomile tea has an antioxidant called apigenin.
This substance connects with the brain's receptors, promoting sleep and reducing insomnia.
Banana tea is rich in potassium, an important mineral and electrolyte that regulates water balance, blood pressure and muscle contractions. Banana still contains three main nutrients that many people claim to help improve sleep - potassium, magnesium and tryptophan. ... View more »
Valerian tea, if taken before bed, helps to improve the quality of sleep, as this medicinal plant has calming properties, being very effective in combating stress and anxiety. ... View more »
Chamomile serves to help in the treatment of colds, nasal inflammation, sinusitis, poor digestion, diarrhea, insomnia, anxiety, nervousness and difficulty sleeping, its properties include stimulating healing, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic and calming action. ... View more »
Lemon balm, also known as lemon balm or melissa, is widely used in the treatment of digestive problems.
Scientific name Melissa officinalis, lemon balm, is soothing, diuretic and expectorant and can be used as a tea to calm, combat fluid retention and also to combat phlegm, when associated with lemon.
The lemon balm stands out for its soothing and sedative action, helping to reduce insomnia, anxiety and reduce stress.
Some research shows that the strong antioxidant action of lemon balm helps to lower levels of bad cholesterol, LDL. Thus, the herb could prevent cardiovascular disease.
Lemon balm helps to lower blood pressure because it provides a small vasodilation of peripheral blood vessels.
Lemon balm has a strong antioxidant action helping to prevent cell aging and cancer prevention.
Lemon balm has an effect against gastric problems as it fights stress by helping the indigestion difficulty associated with nervous tension
Taking large amounts of lemon balm can cause a decrease in heart rate, drowsiness and a drop in blood pressure.
Lemon balm is not suitable for pregnant women, nursing mothers and children under 12 years old.
It is not indicated for people with hypotension and hypothyroidism. These people should avoid their consumption.
Those who use sedative drugs, such as tranquilizers, should also avoid taking lemon balm tea. ... View more »