Natural Sleep Aids Libertyville IL

Local resource for natural sleep aids in Libertyville. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to natural sleep remedies, organic insomnia medicine, herbal supplements for sleep disorders, and sleep medications, as well as advice and content on finding local drug stores.

Sleep and Behavior Medicine Institute
(847) 984-6585
565 Lakeview Parkway
Vernon Hills, IL
Ages Seen
2 and above

NorthShore University HealthSystem Sleep Center
(847) 663-8200
9977 Woods Drive
Skokie, IL
Doctors Refferal
HMO only
Ages Seen
6 mos - 99 years
Insurance
Insurance: All
Medicare: Yes
Medicaid: Yes

Northshore Sleep Medicine
(847) 674-3600
3451 Church Street
Evanston, IL
Doctors Refferal
Not required
Ages Seen
2 & up
Insurance
Insurance: All - Call to Verify
Medicare: Yes
Medicaid: No

Merit Center for Sleep Health of Streamwood
(630) 652-7900
900 E. Irving Park
Streamwood, IL
Ages Seen
2 years and up
Insurance
Insurance: All accepted
Medicare: Yes
Medicaid:

Delnor Community Hospital Sleep Disorder Center Delnor Community Hospital
(630) 463-4545
300 Randall Road
Geneva, IL
Ages Seen
18+

SleepMed of Niles
(847) 691-4215
7900 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Niles, IL
Ages Seen
13 years and up

American Sleep Medicine of Chicago
(847) 967-5337
8930 Gross Point Road
Skokie, IL
Ages Seen
Aug-99

Sleep Disorders Center Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
(847) 723-7024
1875 Dempster Street
Park Ridge, IL
Doctors Refferal
Not required
Ages Seen
16+
Insurance
Insurance: Please confirm coverage with your insurance carrier specific to your plan
Medicare: Yes
Medicaid: Yes

Alternative Sleep Disorders Center
(847) 854-7250
1122 N. Main Street
Algonquin, IL
Ages Seen
>12 to Medicare

Alternative Sleep Disorders Center
(847) 854-7250
1122 N. Main Street
Algonquin, IL
Ages Seen
>12 to Medicare

Natural Sleeping Aids for a Great Nights Sleep

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Natural supplements can help reduce anxiety and improve sleep. The following herbs may be helpfwoman sleeping soundlyul in regards to improving your sleep. Many are used by themselves, while several are also found together in many popular sleep aids:

  • Black Cohosh -This Native American herb is said to ease pain, such as that from neuralgia, and improve relaxation.
  • Boneset - This herb is said to calms the nerves. It
  • California Poppy Root - Eases anxiety and nervousness that can cause sleeplessness.
  • Camomile (Chamomile) - This herb promotes well-being, improves digestion, is relaxing and considered generally soothing. A cup of chamomile tea before bedtime is an excellent way to encourage sleep if you have a history of allergies, however, especially to plants such as ragweed, you shouldn't use chamomile.
  • Catnip - Catnip makes cats nuts but for humans it is actually relaxing and great for the digestion. It's often used in insomnia formulas and as a sleep promoting tea
  • Gotu Kola - This Asian herb has a calming effect and also improves the circulation.
  • Hoelen - A Chinese herb known for it's calming, soothing effect.
  • Hops - Hops, as a tea, is relaxing and calming. It's also relieves pain and aids digestion. It's not advised to take this herb, however, if you are depressed, as it is somewhat of a depressant.
  • Jasmine - Best known as aromatic oil, it promotes relaxation. Used as a tea, it's a mild nerve sedative. A few drops of the oil on your pillow can also be very soothing.
  • Jujube (Da T'sao) - The Chinese Jujube date is said to relieve nervous tension and anxiety.
  • Kava Kava - This member of the black pepper family is a very popular sleep aid. Long-term use isn't advised, however, as it can cause liver damage.
  • Lavender - This is another herb known better as aromatic oil for relaxation however, when taken in a tea, it can help to relieve anxiety. A few drops of the oil on your pillow can also be very soothing.
  • Lemon Balm - A tea made from lemon balm is said to improve digestion, promote relaxation and relieve nervous tension.
  • Marshmallow Root - Marshmallow is known as a relaxing herb.
  • Melatonin and its precursors - If behavioral changes do not work, it may be possible to improve sleep by supplementing with natural supplements such as melatonin, or one of melatonin's precursors, L-tryptophan or 5-hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP).
  • Passion Flower - This herb is said to be calming, and also said to reduce muscle spasms that can disrupt sleep.
  • Peppermint - Peppermint when used as a tea is said to ease digestion, relieve gas and helps with insomnia. Don't take peppermint if you are on iron supplements as it tends to interfere with the absorption of iron.
  • Red Clover - Red clover is often used as a tea for inner cleansing, however it is also said to reduce anxiety and ...

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