Snoring is a complex problem and not easy to solve. Just about everyone snores occasionally. Even a baby or a beloved pet may snore! But snoring does adversely affect the quantity and quality of your sleep. There are many effective treatments to stop snoring and using herbs is just one of the many.
Natural herbal remedies are easily available and inexpensive. Even so, it is important to read the label on all herbal products carefully. To get the most benefit from these products, use standardized herbal products. Also, follow the directions of a qualified herbal health care provider. Herbs can contain components that can trigger side effects and can interact with other herbs, supplements, or medications.
Here is a small selection for you to check out;
Ginger has an excellent record as a cure for snoring. Ginger works by increasing the saliva production which coats the throat lining so soothes any inflammation.
One of the easiest ways to take ginger is to use ginger tea and add honey. If you can use "Manuka" honey the tea will also help with any upper respiratory infections. You can buy ginger tea already prepared or you can buy ginger root and snip or cut off a piece of the root and grind it or smash it using a garlic press. Add it to boiling water and let it stand for approximately 15 minutes. Pour into a cup and drink before you eat a meal. Some advise eating the slices after you have drunk the tea to get the full benefits.
You can also use ginger capsules or powder. Make sure the powder is freshly ground as it can lose its potency over time.
2. Tangerine Peel and Immature Bitter Orange Peel
The peel from Tangerine and the immature bitter Orange, both have one of the highest concentrations of Vitamin C. This peel is dried, ground, then sprinkled on to food. The Vitamin C is a powerful agent which improves your immune system and stimulates your appetite. This helps to strengthen your body to fight any infections like sinusitis and clear mucus in your lungs.
Ginseng is a traditional Chinese herbal medicine. It is taken as tonic as an extract in capsules, powders or teas, to boost energy by building health and vitality. When you body is in an improved health state it can deal with any infections better. This can definitely assist your body to overcome any chronic chest or upper body respiratory infection that is causing you to snore.
It is used both as a spice and as herbal medicine. Garlic cloves can be eaten raw, boiled steamed or taken as capsules. Garlic has an immune boosting capacity, known as antioxidants that assist your body to help fight illnesses. The antioxidants work to help destroy free radicals. These free radicals damage cell membranes. Therefore it targets several illnesses including those which affect the heart and liver to dealing with the common cold. Eating garlic daily can help strengthen your immune resistance even when you are under stress. Garlic can help to dry up the nasal passages in some cases, improving breathing and helping to reduce snoring.
Eucalyptus is a type of Australian tree. Its leaves have a sweet strong perfume. The leaves are crushed and then placed into a steamer inhaler. The steam created, is then inhaled either through the mouth or nose. It works by clearing the sinuses. This then improves your breathing so reducing your snoring.
The good news is that there are a lot of different things you can do to stop snoring. You will need some patience and be prepared to trial different remedies and products till you are successful.