Is there anything wrong if you say drink one koma unwind sugar free or serenity drink at the end of the day how far off balance would you be. I love the relaxing effect? Or is there a more paleo okay anti energy drink with melatonin and other etc. Or a recipe for one?
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on January 04, 2013
at 05:31 AM
There is always sleepy time tea, which doesn't have melatonin, but can calm you down.
Also Natural Calm magnesium supplement is great for relaxing, but is also good for your muscles and digestion.
on January 04, 2013
at 02:18 PM
So given that I like to indulge in a good beer a few times a week, I think you are probably fine.
That being said, the food coloring (especially the Red 40), the artificial sweeteners, and the artificial flavors are things I personally try to avoid.
Looking at the ingredients, Melatonin, Valerian Root, Rose Hips, and Milk Thistle are all things that you could easily procure from a health store. Make your own concoction and add it to a herbal tea (I am currently loving Rooibos). Who knows, you might like your own version better -- I certainly know that I prefer most of my cooking to what I can get commercially or at a restaurant (except Pho and Sushi)
on June 07, 2014
at 02:03 PM
I second the valerian root tea idea. But if you have bad reactions to benzo drugs, maybe consider passionfruit type teas instead. Valerian is similar in name to valium for a good reason, though they're not exactly the same.
Watch out for magnesium CALM, as it is also known as a reliever of constipation, so you may be running to the bathroom if it has that effect on you, or if you OD on it in a desperate bid to calm down.
If you often have issues with calming down, I'd test caffeine because people with ADHD (the hyper kind) often need a stimulant in order to calm down. Illogical but true, that's why the condition is treated with amphetamines. Some people with ADHD actually use caffeine to go to sleep. Or cigarettes. Not that I'm suggesting you smoke, but if you knew that smokes make you relaxed, then I'd consider some stimulants instead of relaxants before bed. Black or green tea maybe, it's less exciting to the gut than coffee but still provides caffeine.
There's also milk if you drink that. I keep some lactaid in my fridge to mix with heavy cream and take some taurine or tryptophan with it. Still works as well as it did when I was a kid.