Go Back   This Blue Marble, a Global Current Events Discussion Forum > Health and Medicine > Alternative and Survival Medicine

Alternative and Survival Medicine Investigations and discussion into health systems, practices, and products that are not considered part of conventional medicine.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 01-19-2015, 09:36 PM   #1
AndreaCA
Senior Level 3
 
AndreaCA's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Central California
Posts: 3,978
Thanks: 9,434
Thanked 3,310 Times in 1,479 Posts
Default Natural Sleep Aid

http://www.prevention.com/health/sleep-energy/tart-cherry-juice-increases-sleep-time?utm_source=zergnet.com&utm_medium=referral&ut m_campaign=zergnet_175265&cid=partner_zergnet

Of course, 16 oz of cherry juice a day adds 280 calories to your diet. So, the additional exercise you need to do to work off the cherry juice might help in sleeping as well!
__________________
"You can solve all the world's problems in a garden." Geoff Lawton
AndreaCA is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to AndreaCA For This Useful Post:
Feather (01-19-2015)
Old 01-19-2015, 11:48 PM   #2
Feather
Secretly laughing at the cat
 
Feather's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Iowa
Posts: 9,660
Thanks: 24,574
Thanked 3,798 Times in 1,528 Posts
I've tried the kind of cherry juice that is Juicy Juice. I'm going to try a local health food store. The Juicy Juice helps a little and it counts as my carb for taking meds at night.
__________________
Forgive your enemies - it messes with their minds.
Feather is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-19-2015, 11:51 PM   #3
AndreaCA
Senior Level 3
 
AndreaCA's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Central California
Posts: 3,978
Thanks: 9,434
Thanked 3,310 Times in 1,479 Posts
Feather, are you near a Trader Joe's? Their tart cherry juice is quite tasty and affordable.
__________________
"You can solve all the world's problems in a garden." Geoff Lawton
AndreaCA is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-20-2015, 12:23 AM   #4
Feather
Secretly laughing at the cat
 
Feather's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Iowa
Posts: 9,660
Thanks: 24,574
Thanked 3,798 Times in 1,528 Posts
There's one on the far side of our area. I'll see if my DIL wants to go with me, I have no idea how to get out there.
__________________
Forgive your enemies - it messes with their minds.
Feather is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-20-2015, 01:22 AM   #5
Susie
I am NOT French, I just happen to live here
 
Susie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: SW France
Posts: 3,096
Thanks: 10
Thanked 78 Times in 49 Posts
I dunno. Cherry and kiwi would make my joints ache...and keep me awake.
Susie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-20-2015, 12:52 PM   #6
lilly
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Will stop at Trader Joes tomorrow. Tart cherry juice is also good for your joints. I'll use it for that as I sleep well enough.

Don't know about kiwis which I don't like much.
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-20-2015, 02:00 PM   #7
cottage
Member Level 1
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 182
Thanks: 186
Thanked 126 Times in 61 Posts
Very pricy, but Nuts.com sells unsweetened whole dried tart cherries. I try to stay away from juice because of the sugar content. They also have a freeze dried tart cherry.

For the price, TJs beats them all. But I'm not a canned/bottled juice drinker.
cottage is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-20-2015, 02:32 PM   #8
lilly
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Neither am I. But I go on a health kick now and then. The weather is drear and I don't want to slip into depression or become a user of walk aids as so many here do, so I do whatever I can for my joints, my bones, and my brain.

I have a package of dried tart cherries that I add to my rare Muesli type breakfast. I'm not much of a breakfast eater, or canned or frozen juices, especially nothing that is a drink rather than pure juice.
  Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
aid, natural, sleep

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:53 AM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright © Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.