Most of us feel sleepy after having a good meal. A heavy lunch and a boring class are sufficient to fall asleep for hours.
Some food items have a natural sedative, “L-tryptophan”, which is an amino acid induces drowsiness and make us feel sleepy. Below are the list of foods having “L-tryptophan”,
Onions are rich in L-tryptophan, which is an amino acid that is a natural sedative. Eating onions cannot only help a person fall asleep at night but can also help keep that same person at rest throughout the night.
Bananas have magnesium and potassium along with L-tryptophan, which work to relax muscles and induce sleep.
Another popular sleep aid is Chamomile tea. Drinking a few cups of Chamomile tea before bed can help combat insomnia.
Not only sleep, Chamomile Tea has a ton of health benefits which take an entire post separately.
Other L-tryptophan foods include,
- Mustard greens
- Winter squash
- Green peas
- Mung beans
- Lima beans
- Kidney beans