Islamic Medicine

Lettuce – Helps with Insomnia


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.

Scientific Proof

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.

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