Calming Tea For Insomnia

Calming Tea For Insomnia

Without proper sleep, we are robbed of the joy that we could have experienced during the day. It is hard to have fun, to socialize, to work, when we are feeling exhausted from lack of sleep. There are many causes of insomnia, including stress, aging, and underlying medical conditions. If you have chronic insomnia, please consult your physician to pinpoint the root cause.

Over the counter sleeping pills can leave you feeling groggy. And who knows what long term side effects they may have. More and more people are looking for a natural sleep aid. Herbal teas have long been used as a calming tea, to help people relax and get a good night's sleep.

This Calming Tea is based on a recipe by Cichoke [1]. Chamomile is probably the most widely recognized herb for relaxing. Passionflower and Hops are powerful herbs to help with sleep. Catnip (yes, the stuff cats go crazy over) has a long history of helping with stress and as a relaxant (unless you're a cat!) .

Suggested use:

1 cup of tea, 1 hour before you go to bed, with:

2 tsp Passionflower

2 tsp Chamomile

2 tsp Catnip

1 tsp Hops


Important notice: information on this website should not be interpreted as medical advice. Do not take any herbal supplements without consulting your physician, especially if you are taking medication or have an illness. Never take herbal supplements unless advised by a physician if you are, or might be, pregnant, or breastfeeding. Do not give herbal supplements to children under the age of 18.


  1. Cichoke, A. J. , DC, Ph.D., (2001). Secrets of Native American Herbal Remedies. Avery Publishing Group.