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Sleep Inducing Foods: Check Out Instant Drink for a Good Night’s Sleep

Nikita Arya
Nikita Arya

There’s a famous saying, “When nothing goes right, go to sleep!” But what if you are unable to have a deep sleep, even after countless efforts? There might be many reasons for not being able to sleep properly at night: stress, anxiety, insomnia, and so on. While many people keep tossing and turning endlessly during the night in search of good night’s sleep, a very simple but effective drink can help you in falling asleep instantly!

Yes, a very common ingredient that was right there in your kitchen for ages, can help you solve your sleep-related issues, including insomnia. And that common ingredient is lemon. According to scholarly research, lemon for stress, if consumed at night, can help in getting rid of sleep-related problems. Lemon has sleep-inducing properties that can activate your sleep hormones.

Helps in Stress Reduction

Stress is considered one of the biggest reasons for unhealthy sleeping habits. There could be so many reasons for stress in one’s life. Many people are stressed on the professional front while many others are suffering from personal issues. When one’s mind is full of stress, it seems impossible to relax the mind and fall asleep. Lemon, a great source of Vitamin C, helps in reducing stress to a great extent.

Another interesting fact about lemon and sleep is that mere inhalation of lemon-flavored room fresheners is advised by doctors in stress reduction and sleep induction.

The consumption of lemon in the form of a drink can also help in the simplest way to increase the levels of sleep hormones. Here we bring to you a very simple drink made out of the lemon that you should drink before going to bed.

Ingredients (Serving One Glass)

  • A lemon

  • Salt

  • 1 glass of water (room temperature)


  • Split the lemon into two halves.

  • Squeeze out the lemon juice from both the halves into a jar/glass.

  • Pour water into the glass and mix the lemon juice well with a spoon.

  • Add a pinch of salt into the water and mix it well.

Consume this drink half an hour before going to bed. On a regular consumption for 2 to 3 days, you will start noticing a difference in your sleeping pattern. It’s a simple drink but very helpful for reducing insomnia from an early stage.

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