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This common kitchen ingredient will help you sleep well tonight

It can help those who have snoring problems or indigestion and are unable to have a restful sleep

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi |
February 3, 2021 6:20:54 pm
sleepRujuta Diwekar suggested applying ghee on the soles of the feet. (Source: gettyimages/file)

Sometimes people are unable to sleep at night because of aches and pains in the body. Celebrity nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar says the best home remedy for it is applying ghee on the soles of the feet.

Ghee is known to have a lot of health benefits. When it comes to sleep, Diwekar says the application of ghee allows for “the vata to settle and reduces gas and bloating”.

The nutritionist added, “This, in turn, reduces acidity and improves sleep. You do know that sleep and excretion, all of digestion, in fact, are linked. Poor digestion and assimilation are also linked with low vitamin D and B12 levels as well. Improved sleep will also lead to improved fat loss, moods and skin tone.”

 

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Ghee can help those who have the following problems:

*Snoring problems
*Disturbed sleep
*Indigestion/ farting/ burping
*IBS and chronic constipation who need fibre or pills daily
*People on daily antacids

How to apply ghee

Here’s what Diwekar suggested:

*Keep a little dabba (box) of ghee on your bedside.
*Take a drop of it on your little finger and spread it on your feet.
*With the sole of your palm rub the sole of your foot till it feels warm
*Repeat on the other foot.
*Go to a restful sleep.

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