Struggling to get a good night’s rest? You’re not alone. Nearly 50 million Americans suffer from some form of sleep disruption, making it a pretty big deal. And with poor sleep comes issues like increasing our risk of getting sick, increasing blood pressure, and food cravings.
Today, we’re sharing an adaptogenic latte to consider adding to your evening routine to help promote an overall sense of zen before you hit the hay.
What Are Adaptogens & Do They Help With Sleep?
Adaptogens are plants that can help support the body's stress response, and not all adaptogens are the same. While some may help support feelings of productivity, others are used specifically for feelings of stress and anxiety.
Holy Basil is an adaptogen that is commonly used to help support an overall sense of calm and some studies have found that Holy Basil may help with sleep, stress, and can be easily added to your self-care routine.
Here at Dr. Vim’s, we offer Holy Basil, Tulsi tea, making it easy to enjoy.
Here’s an adaptogenic evening tea recipe to consider adding to your evening routine. It may be the trick to help you feel a bit more zen before going to bed.
- 1 cup of brewed Holy Basil tea
- ¼ cup full-fat unsweetened coconut milk
- 1 tbsp raw honey
- 1 sprinkle of turmeric
Add all ingredients to a large mug and whisk well.
Sip and enjoy!