It is very likely that this will end up being your habit. Once you’ve started adding this mixture before going to bed you will do it every time.
Especially if you are in the group of people that are commonly experiencing insomnia, or wake up during the night.
The salt, just as the sugar, is not recommended in big amounts because it can cause quite a lot of damage to our overall health, but that doesn’t mean that they don’t have a positive side too. So, when it comes to their combining, Matt Stone, an American scientist and an author of a few books, in the area of metabolism and nutritionism.
The salt is also beneficial to boost your immunity, relieve from a headache, increase the energy levels, your serotonin and electrolyte levels and much more.
In fact, for people who are experiencing insomnia, this combo might actually be the right thing that can be useful and helpful in that situation, but seems so unreal and unachievable to have a good rest.
The mixture of sugar and salt is actually like a battery for our cells, the glucose supplies our mitochondria with energy, and the balance of the sodium in the cell’s fluids provides a proper cell breathing and energy production.
Besides that, both of the ingredients are powerful “tools” to manage the stress levels.
The sugar sends signal to our body to decrease the production of the stress hormone, which is causing harm to our metabolism and keeps us awake at night.
The salt is also highly important to maintain our homeostatic state, in which our adrenaline cannot be produced with control.
So if you are among those people who wake up during the night for a few times, especially between 2 and 4 A.M. feeling how your adrenaline flows through your body and crushes your dream, the combo of salt and sugar might be the right and best solution for you.
How to prepare the mixture properly?
Matt Stone reported that the relation between the salt and the sugar should be 1:5.
It is best to use unrefined sea salt and a high quality brown sugar. And if you can’t buy them, you can use regular table salt and sugar.
Mix 5 tablespoons of sugar and 1 teaspoon of salt, then put it in a glass jar. This mixture will last for quite a while.
Before going to bed, or during the night when you wake up, shake up the jar a little and add a little bit of it under your tongue, let it melt and you will rest very good.