To prepare the concoction, simply bring water to a simmer, incorporate romaine lettuce, and let it percolate for approximately 10 minutes.
She also noted that peppermint tea does not induce drowsiness, so this would not affect the outcomes.)
Her subsequent post will be a video of herself in bed, on the verge of dozing off. In response to Shapla's video.
I cannot find any human research supporting the use of drinking lettuce water before bed to induce sleepiness.
MD, a member of our Medical Expert Board and a specialist in primary care prevention and endocrinology. She adds that this is not to say it does not function.
Promising research has demonstrated that lettuce extract induces extended periods of sleep in rodents.
However, these findings are limited since all the mice were given pentobarbital which is a sleep-inducing medication.
Also, these studies were done in animals, and we cannot assume the results will be the same in humans.