Natural Sleep Aids Washington DC

Local resource for natural sleep aids in Washington. 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 Center National Rehabilitation Hospital
(202) 877-1683
102 Irving Street NW
Washington, DC
Ages Seen
16 years and up

Sibley Memorial Sleep Disorders Center Sibley Memorial Hospital
(202) 364-7676
5255 Loughboro Road Nw
Washington, DC
 
The Center for Sleep & Wake Disorders
(304) 654-1575
5454 Wisconsin Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD
Ages Seen
12

Doctors Community Hospital Sleep Disorders Center Doctors Community Hospital
(240) 965-8452
8118 Good Luck Road
Lanham, MD
Ages Seen
12 and older

Montgomery General Hospital
(301) 774-8818
18101 Prince Philip Drive
Olney, MD
Ages Seen
>13

Georgetown University Hospital Sleep Disorders Center
(202) 444-3610
3800 Reservoir Road NW
Washington, DC
Ages Seen
2+
Insurance
Medicare: Yes
Medicaid: Yes

Arlington Sleep Medicine, Ltd.
(703) 243-6700
3833 N. Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA
Ages Seen
12 and older

Virginia Hospital Center Sleep Lab
(703) 558-6789
1625 N. George Mason Drive
Arlington, VA
Ages Seen
15-99

American Sleep Medicine- VA
(703) 448-7444
8300 Boone Boulevard
Vienna, VA
Ages Seen
8yrs. +
Insurance
Insurance: We take all insurances
Medicare: Yes
Medicaid: Yes

Sibley Memorial Sleep Disorders Center Sibley Memorial Hospital
(202) 364-7676
5255 Loughboro Road Nw
Washington, DC
 

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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