Lettuce – Helps with Insomnia
حضرت محمد(ص) : كُلِ الخَسَّ، فَاِنَّهُ يورِثُ النُّعاسَ وَ يَهْضِمُ الطَّعامَ؛
Prophet Muhammad (PBUH): “Eat lettuce since it is sleep inducing and digests food.”
Makarim al- Akhlaq, p.183.
Diana Herrington (Nutrition Consultant Author)
Helps with Insomnia
The white fluid that you see when you break or cut lettuce leaves is called lactucarium.
This has relaxing and sleep inducing properties similar to opium but without the strong side effects. Simply eat a few leaves or drink some lettuce juice.