Milk in the evening is a wonderful natural sedative, Milk contains typtophan, which out bodies convert into melatonin, our sleep hormone. You can also add Valerian studies have shown that as little as 1 grm of this herb an induce relaxation and improve sleep onset. This makes 2 cups.
You will need:
4 cardamom pods
1 cinnamon stick
3 tsp rooibos tea
2-3 teaspoons of valerian root
1 vanilla bean - halved length-ways
Pinch of ground nutmeg
600 millililitres of full cream milk or your fav alternative plus 2 tsp coconut oil)
A little honey to taste
Herb fact ! Cardamom is called Ela in Ayuruvedic medicine and has long been used to balance energy pathways. This the perfect addition to a bedtime brew.
Referenced:The Garden Apothecary Reece Carter