How to use poppy seeds to treat insomnia

Khus khus (poppy seeds) contains alkaloids that gives a calming effect to the body and mind. When you have a nervous disorder or anxiety, this leads to insomnia. Poppy seeds promotes sleep and helps to relax the mind.

Follow the simple DIY to prepare the mix.

How to use khus khus (poppy seeds) to treat insomnia – DIY recipe

  • 1 teaspoon Khus khus ((poppy seeds))
  • 1 teaspoon Ghee
  1. To fight insomnia, all you need is poppy seeds and ghee.
  2. Take a clean and dry stone grinder. Place one teaspoon khus khus on it.
  3. Crush it using a pestle. Add few drops of water if required.
  4. Add the crushed poppy seeds to ghee.
  5. Mix well and consume.

Consume this mix twice or thrice everyday to cure insomnia.

Kripa Sivasubramanian, MBA, earned her Master’s degree in Business. After a long stint in the Technology sector, she took up courses in natural medicine and yoga. Ms. Kripa is certified in Ayurvedic yoga for Dosha. She is also certified by Stanford University School of Medicine in Introduction to Food and Health.