Proper sleep is essential to good physical health, mental health, and over all well being. Long term sleep deprivation can cause serious health issues including obesity, diabetes, and heart disease, so getting a full 8 hours of sleep is important. It's no wonder that people are always looking for the next best solution to sleep through the night. This banana tea is a healthy alternative to sleeping pills that will make you sleep all the way through the night. Here how to make the tea and why you should drink it...

1. It's easy to make.

All you need is a banana, preferably organic, some cinnamon, and water. First you put the water in a small pot and bring it to a boil. Then you cut the tips off the banana and put it in the boiling water for 10 minutes. Next you strain the water into a tea cup and add cinnamon to your preference.

2. It'll turn you into a morning person.

If you wake up in the morning tired and foggy this tea could really benefit you. Drinking a glass of tea an hour before bed can help you sleep through the whole night, and have you waking up relaxed and refreshed in the morning. It also helps to prevent memory loss and improve concentration through out the day.

3. It's good for your mind.

Improving your sleep can improve your entire state of mind and well being. It improves your mood throughout the day causing you to be happier and have an overall better state of mind throughout the day. And continuous amounts of proper sleep have been known to treat anxiety and depression.