“A good laughter and a sound sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book”
- Good Night sleep helps the individual feel refreshed, calm, and ready for the new day. Sound sleep is the key to good health.
- In Ayurveda, Sleep is considered as one of the three pillars of life.
- Insomnia is a sleep disorder in which an individual faces problems with falling asleep and remaining in a rested phase through the night. It can be short-term i.e. acute, or a long-term i.e. chronic condition.
- It can occur alone or may be associated with other diseases.
- It can lead to sleepiness during the daytime, Lethargy and feeling of unwell both physically and mentally.
- It is more common in Women than in Men.
- Nowadays, people using a high dose of sedatives medications for getting asleep but it can cause a number of other problems like high B.P., abnormal heart rhythm, increased appetite, increased growth of body hair, etc.
- It is best to get treated with Ayurveda in a natural way.
Some Ayurvedic Remedies will help you in Undisturbed Sleep-
Abhyanga or Oil Massage Therapy-
Application of stimulating oils on the Shira (head) and a gentle massage on the scalp in circular motions soothes the mind. It helps to increase the blood circulation to the central nervous system and helps to overcome sleeplessness.
Choices of Oil- Bhringaraj oil, Coconut oil, Brahmi amla oil, Tila taila, Amla hair oil etc.
Draksha or Grapes-
During the bed time eating a small bowl of fresh grapes helps in curing insomnia. As, the Grapes is enriched with a lot of beneficial nutrients- resveratrol, carotenoid, quercetin antioxidants and a powerful compound known as melatonin. It eliminates the harmful free radicals from the system and helps to combat insomnia, by promoting a healthy deep sleep cycle and resting patterns.
Samvahana or Body Massage-
It is a massage done from head to toe or Full body massage using soft materials like silk and fluffy brushes and aromatic essential oils such as almond, rose, jasmine, lavender and sandalwood. Followed by a pacifying steam bath, it possesses relaxing and aphrodisiac characteristics. Thus is very effective in improving the quality of sleep.
Ikshu or Sugarcane-
Madhura Rasa is a magical potion for insomnia. Sugarcane or Ikshu is naturally filled with intrinsic Madhur rasa or sweet taste. The juice extracts from sugarcane or Ikshu are rich in tryptophan, which forms serotonin- a key neurotransmitter that helps to lower cortisol levels, stress as well as regulates mood, memory and sleep, hence ensuring uninterrupted sleep at night hours.
Medhya Rasayana or Nootropic Herbs-
Medhya Rasayana has been used since ancient period of time. The term “Medhya Rasayana” literally translates to the rejuvenation of brainpower and intellect. It consists of herbs like Ashwagandha, Tulsi, Yashtimadhu, Brahmi, Mandukaparni which fall in this category, which when consumed prior to bedtime, provide valuable Neuroprotective properties, enhances memory, cognition, also helps in preventing neurodegenerative conditions and restoring good night sleep.
SINGLE HERBS USEFUL IN INSOMNIA
CAC SPECIAL INSOMNIA CARE TREATMENT-
Ayurveda Treatment is very beneficial to treat Insomnia in a natural way instead of taking modern medicines. Chandigarh Ayurved Centre provided you the best Ayurvedic treatment which will help you to get rid of insomnia.
The treatment consist of the following medication-
CALM SLEEP TABLET-
CAC calm sleep tablet is an amazing combination of natural herbs like bhang, Brahmi, Tagar, jatamansi. It helps to relieve stressful conditions. They help to pacify the nervous system and also helps to calm minds and make your body relax and light.
Recommended Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.
BRAIN RELAXANT CHURNA-
It is a herbal and purely Ayurvedic formulation. It is 100% natural and pure. It is prepared from herbs that show calming effect on brain and gives you relaxation. It contains various herbs like Amla, Sonth, Pippali, Marich, Haldi, Bala, Suddha Gandhak, Lauh bhasma etc. that are Stress buster and provide you relief from anxiety. Herbs present in CAC Brain relaxant churna shows antioxidant, Neuroprotective, carminative and anti inflammatory properties.
Recommended Dosage: Take 1tsp twice a day with normal water.
MANN MITRA TABLET-
It is herbal and purely Ayurvedic medicine. It is used in Ayurvedic treatment for psychiatric conditions and help to balance all the three doshas of body i.e vata, pitta, kapha. CAC Mann Mitra tablet improves intelligence and speech problems. It is helpful for making the nervous system strong and nerves as well. It contains various herbs like Bala, Vacha, Shankhpushpi, Nagkeshar etc that help you fight insomnia, anxiety, and stress. It works as an antioxidant, anti depressant, immuno booster, anti epileptic and as neuro protective drug. The main ingredients are Ashwagandha, Vacha, Jeevak, Bala, Swaran bhasma. It shows effective results in Insomnia, Sleep disturbances, Anxiety, Stress booster, Immuno modulator, Schizophrenia and Panic attack.
Recommended Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.
CAC Tagaradi churna is herbal and purely ayurvedic formulation. It is one of the most important herb in Ayurveda for Sleeping disorders. It is also used as general tonic and Sedative, Hypnotic,Carminative and Hypotensive. It help to correct doshas involved in sleep disturbance and maintain their balance. It contains herbs like Tagar, Shankhpushpi, Brahmi, Ashwagandha and Jyotishmati which help calm your mind and gives you a sound sleep. CAC Tagaradi churna has anti oxidant, anti inflammatory, sedative, anti depression properties.
Dosage: 1 teaspoon twice a day with normal water.
It is pure herbal formulation which is safe without any chemicals, additives, colors and fillers. It is an combination of ayurvedic herbs Shankh pushpi(Convolvulus pluricalis), Brahmi(Bacopa monneiri), Yasti madhu (Glycyrihiza glabra), Dhania, Jatamansi(Nordostachys jatamansi), Ashwagandha(Withania somnifera), Shatavari(Asparagus racemosa), saunf, Choti elachii, etc.
It has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, & immuno-modulator properties.
It is helpful in dealing with all neurological disorders, Memory loss, Increases intelligence, Improves immunity, Insomnia, Amnesia, Hypertension, Insomnia, Migraine, obsessive compulsive disorder etc.
It balances the three Doshas and also provides strength, firmness and works against infectious diseases.
Vaidya Karanvir Singh is the younger Vaidya in Chandigarh Ayurved & Panchakarma Centre. He is the fourth generation in his family who is practicing as a general consultant in Ayurved & Panchakarma treatment at Chandigarh. In his practice, he had treated more than 1000 plus patients worldwide.