Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night? A study has shown that 42% of the people in America wake up in the middle of the night. Many people deal with this problem and they don’t know how to fall back asleep.
The reason why you wake up in the middle of the night is because you are stressed. In your body that is trying to rest, there is a biochemical reaction to plenty amounts of stress hormones.
If you are suffering from insomnia or, here is one remedy that is going to help you a lot. Believe it or not, salt and sugar can calm those hormones and get you back to sleep.
There are many people who don’t know that these two ingredients are very important in keeping a healthy metabolism. They control the stress hormones and allow your cells to produce energy.
Sugar and salt charges the cells: glucose offers fuel to the mitochondria while a balance of sodium in the intercellular fluids allows correct respiration and energy production.
Sugar sends signals to the body to shut down the production of the stress hormones. Salt maintains a homeostatic state in which adrenaline doesn’t get out of control.
Additionally, it is a myth that sugar causes hyperactivity.
How to make sleepy dust?
- 5 tablespoons of organic cane sugar
- 1 tablespoon of sucanat/rapadura (it is unrefined sugar cane juice)
- 2 teaspoons of real sea salt
Put the mixture in a bag or a small container and shake well. The recommended ratio is 1:5 salt to sugar. Keep it near your bed where you can easily reach for it in the night.
Take a small part of it with a spoon and let it dissolve under your tongue, to get it straight into your bloodstream.
It will put you back to sleep in no time.