According to the Chinese medicine, the human body goes through a 25-hour cycle which is similar to biorhythm that affects the emotional, intellectual and physical state.
According to this cycle, the body energy or chi goes through the essential organs.
Chi is redistributed within your body to restore your health, during sleep. It is very interesting that, the liver does most of its work between 1-3 am. It is very important to take liver-boosting foods before bed to improve its naturally ability to cleanse your body.
We recommend you to stay hydrated so the kidneys could clean your body of harmful toxins which are accumulated throughout the day.
The 6 Most Effective Nighttime Drinks
- Chamomile Tea
Chamomile has mitigating impacts which further guide the body in managing intermediates of detoxification which can bring higher than ordinary levels of aggravation in the body.
Drinking lemon water in the morning or before you are going to bed, is amazing and very helpful. The lemon contains hesperidin (bioflavonoid), which has hepatoprotective properties. You just need to add a few slices of fresh lemon, skin and all, to a cup of hot water. Add a teaspoon of honey for even more benefits!
- Jujube Fruit
Red plum, Korean plum or Jujube is used for more than 10.000 years for treating various medical conditions. It is rich in iron and phosphorous which are important for improving red blood cell count, increases blood flow, treats insomnia and anemia.
- Lotus Seed
Lian Zhi or Lotus seeds are used in Traditional Chinese Medicine since ancient times. They are very powerful in relieving cough and cleaning the body of toxins. They fight against insomnia and if you combine them with lavender, they will act against anxiety as well.
Peppermint is for the most part utilized against digestive issues. It contains mitigating properties which help against liver and gallbladder issues. Peppermint is additionally flavorful and quieting, so you ought to drink peppermint tea before going to bed.
This is actually the extra water that stays, when you prepare oatmeal. The water takes on the nutrients of the grain and drinking it can help you lose weight, lower your cholesterol, regulate your bowel movements, calm your mind, cleanse your body of toxins, and much more.
Sources and References:
Healthy Nutrition 365
Health Team Advisor
My Way To Healthy Life