Restless sleep is a problem for a huge chunk of us, and with stress ever rising, insomnia can creep in quickly. Since tea is literally the answer for everything, it’s no surprise that this is my advice here. The chemical components contained in mistletoe release neurotransmitters that help to keep you calm and soothe the nervous system. Better yet, this will help to settle respiratory distresses, meaning if you’re a snorer, it’ll ease that too. Goodbye earplugs.
The four (unexpected) beauty benefits of mistletoe
Mistletoe (not holly, the other one), serves more purpose than an awkward kissing encounter in your living room. It adds benefits to your beauty routine too. In fact, the liquid extract – taken from the leaves and stems – has been used in European health practices for a long while. From supple skin, to stronger hair, here are the (unexpected) ways mistletoe can keep you feeling great this festive season.
By Rachel Spedding