Banana Cinnamon Tea Recipe for Deep Sleep (works better than sleeping pills!)

Banana Cinnamon Tea Recipe for Deep Sleep (works better than sleeping pills!)

We are all prone to insomnia or sleeplessness. Some of the disturbing factors leading to sleeplessness are anxiety, stress and depression. But, also there are some medications that can cause sleeplessness, pain prescriptions, heart and blood pressure medicines as well can cause anxiety and restlessness in a person.

In this aricle, we present you a homemade solution that should rectify your problem with insomnia.


Banana is rich in potassium and magnesium which helps restore regular sleep patterns. These two minerals in banana will help you to relax your muscles and improve your sleep.

Actually, the banana peel is the one which is very rich in magnesium and potassium. That’s mean, banana peel should be used when preparing the tea.

Note: You need to be sure that you’re buying organic banana, not the GMO ones as these have harmful pesticides that cannot be easily washed off.

The recipe is very simple and easy to make – in just 10 minutes you can make this tea and drink it at night just before going to sleep. You will enjoy, the banana tea has a great taste!

Here’s what you need to do:


  1. Organic banana – 1;
  2. A small pot of clean water;
  3. Cinnamon – a pinch.


First you need to do, is to cut both ends of the banana and leave the peel on.

Put it into boiling water for about 10 minutes.

Then, pour some of the water into a mug and sprinkle some cinnamon into your banana tea.

We recommend you to drink this tea an hour before you go to bed!

The dangers of off-the-counter sleeping pills:

One of the most common medications in the homes of Americans is sleeping pills. Parents, young adults and children swallow these pills before they go to bed, believing that sleeping pils are their best option in treating insomnia.

Sleeping pills are categorized as sedative hypnotics and just like other similar drugs they are benzodiazepines and barbiturates.

Valium and Xanax are Benzodiazepines and can be very addictive medications. They are also used to induce drowsiness in patients with anxiety syndrome. Barbiturates are used as sedatives and anesthetics as they help to relax the central nervous system.

Sleeping pills may cause some of these problems:

  • Dizziness;
  • Stomach pains;
  • Constipation;
  • General body weakness;
  • Parasomnias (activities done by you without you realizing it);
  • Difficulty concentrating and foggy memory;
  • Shaking uncontrollable.

Note: Sufferers of asthma or COPD who take sleeping pills could be endangering their lives because the pills tend to slow down breathing rhythm significantly.

Effects of sleep deprivation to the body

Your body needs at least eight hours of good night sleep each day. If your body lacks proper rest you will feel weak. You won’t be able to focus and concentrate for long periods on simple tasks.

Sleep deprivation can be also, related to serious health problems include obesity, cancer and diabetes. Not getting enough sleep and rest can affect your overall health.

After reading this aricle, all you need to do is to make this natural banana tea and use it as part of your daily dietary plan!

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