Difficulty falling asleep, waking up frequently during the night, morning tiredness and lethargy are some of the symptoms of sleeplessness or insomnia that in people who suffer from it adversely affects the quality of life. Its most common causes are stress, depression, taking certain medications, coffee, nicotine and alcohol, and often affects the elderly.
There are numerous ways with which a person can fight against insomnia, and the most used are the sleeping pills. But, instead of using these prescribed medications you can try the alternative methods that involve melatonin, valerian, or many other herbs.
If you suffer from insomnia we suggest trying this awesome recipe that is completely natural and has a promising effect against this disorder.
Pecan Nut Milk Powered With Magnesium
Have you heard of pecan nuts?
They are an excellent source of protein, unsaturated fatty acids, antioxidants, fiber, vitamins, and minerals, which affect overall health.
Pecan nuts have a rich buttery taste and are an excellent source of protein and unsaturated fatty acids. They contain a lot of omega 3 and 6 fatty acids. Antioxidants and plant sterols found in pecan nuts can also lower your high cholesterol and blood sugar levels. Moreover, they are beneficial for the heart and help in lowering high blood pressure.
They contain more than 20 vitamins and minerals, including, vitamin E and A, calcium, folic acid potassium, zinc, and phosphorus. But most important of all, they contain magnesium that we all know it’s very important for our brain, nerves, and immune system.
You will need:
– 50 to 100 grams of raw, unsalted pecan nuts
– 4 cups of water
– 1 teaspoon organic cinnamon
– 1 vanilla stick or 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
– a pinch of Himalayan salt
First, immerse the pecan nuts in 3 cups of water and leave them overnight. In the morning strain them and rinse them. Next, put the cleaned pecan nuts in a blender and pour one cup of hot water as well as the salt on top of them. Add the vanilla and cinnamon, in the blender. Then, pulse the mixture until the ingredients combine nicely. Leave it to stand for a couple of minutes and then drain the liquid with a strainer or gauze.
You will get milky and creamy-textured liquid. You can warm it before consuming it, or drink it cold depending on your preference. Drink a cup of this liquid before going to bed. Pecan milk will relax you, calm your nerves and mind which will result in a good night sleep without any interruptions.
Reference: How to Make Pecan Milk (and Why)