Insomnia is a serious sleep disorder that often results from a busy lifestyle, having too many activities, or constant stress and worry. In today’s society there are many people suffering from this problem and over time, it’s easy to see how it diminishes their quality of life.
Passion fruit contains medicinal alkaloids, including the sedative compound harman. According to the National Institutes of Health, these botanical medicines have traditionally been used to treat anxiety, insomnia and restlessness.
Gojiberry has been used in the Himalayas as a traditional treatment for emotional disturbances, including anxiety and insomnia. This traditional use has earned goji the nickname “happy berry” in much of its native range. In a small-scale pilot study published by the Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, participants drinking goji reported better sleep, easier awakening and higher energy levels than people who were drinking a placebo.