Stay Healthy This Summer: 5 Top Remedies for Warm-Weather Colds and Ailments

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Stay Healthy This Summer: 5 Top Remedies for Warm-Weather Colds and Ailments

Natural remedy expert Dr Andrew Weil shares which holistic treatments and non-prescription medications will set you back on a healthy track.

Insomnia

“My favorite natural sleep aids are valerian and melatonin,” Weil says. Valerian, a sedative herb, has been used for centuries to address insomnia. Melatonin is a hormone that regulates daily biorhythms, including the sleep cycle. Take one or two capsules of a standardized valerian extract 30 minutes before bedtime, or let 2.5mg of melatonin dissolve under your tongue right before you get into bed.

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