The Best Ayurvedic Herbs for Sleep and Relaxation

Being sleepy or drowsy throughout the day can hamper your productivity and mood, and can also lead to health complications in the long run. It is crucial that you get restful sleep after a tiring day to be healthy and active the next morning. However, not everybody is lucky enough to get sound sleep even after a hectic day. Such a condition is known as insomnia or Anidra in Ayurveda. But Ayurveda has a solution for this as well. There are several Ayurvedic herbs known to have potent medicinal properties that can help promote overall wellbeing and prevent health conditions without and side effects or complications. Conditions like insomnia can also be managed easily and naturally with such Ayurvedic herbs with sedative and apoptogenic properties. However, it is important that you use the right herbs to achieve the best results. To know more about these herbs and how to use them, continue reading.

Ayurvedic Herbs for Sleep and Relaxation

The Takeaway

Easily available Ayurvedic herbs such as Ashwagandha, Brahmi and Jatamansi are known to have sedative and apoptogenic properties. They are safe and effective. However, it is advised to consult your healthcare professional or an Ayurvedic Vadiya before you make any changes in your diet, especially if you have any underlying health conditions or are taking medications of any type.


Results may vary depending on individual Dosha type. Consult your healthcare provider or an Ayurvedic Vaidya at all times & before starting any regimen.


Dr. Ashwini Konnur

Dr. Ashwini has 17 years of experience in Clinical Practice, Research & Education in the field of Ayurveda with competency in acute & chronic conditions & lifestyle diseases. She has also expertise in treating Female Infertility disorders, other Gynecological Problems & General disorders along with specialised focus in Ayurvedic detoxification therapies, Panchakarma & other Ayurvedic treatments