Lack of proper sleep makes you feel terrible, especially if it happens every night. Fortunately, there are three components that form the amazing “miracle mix” to help you sleep.
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil;
- 1/4 teaspoon of honey;
- 1/8 teaspoon of sea salt.
These three components help your body to “sleep” during the night. This mixture also reduces the surge of stress hormones or cortisol, which makes you Wake up in the middle of the night.
How to prepare and use the mixture?
Mix the coconut oil and honey in a container and add a little sea salt. Mix thoroughly. Take the mixture with a spoon and swallow. Then wash down with water.
Separately take the coconut oil, honey and wash down with water. Then, dissolve the sea salt in a small glass of water and drink.
If you woke up in the middle of the night, drink the mixture and you fall asleep again, after about half an hour or a little early.
Why this mixture helps?
Coconut oil energizes your body throughout the night. Use before bedtime interferes with awakening due to hunger. In addition, it prevents the increase in blood sugar levels that often causes sleep problems.
Honey does not increase sugar levels in the blood, but also helps you to better fall asleep. It nourishes the brain with sufficient amount of glycogen contained in the liver. When there is not enough glycogen in the liver, the adrenal glands will secrete more stress hormones, adrenaline and cortisol. High amounts of these hormones can lead to problems with sleep.
Salt is another useful ingredient before you go to bed, it also helps in reducing the level of stress hormones. This ingredient helps produce energy, helps your body “to sleep” during the night. An adequate amount of sodium in the blood decreases the secretion of adrenalin and cortisol.