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Can lettuce help you sleep?

Love it or loathe it, everyone is familiar with lettuce, the crisp and refreshing salad staple that often takes a back seat to more flavourful ingredients. But I bet you didn’t know that this seemingly ordinary leafy green has a secret life beyond the salad bowl. Lettuce isn't just about crunch and hydration. The same common lettuce from your Caeser Salad, known in Latin as Lactuca sativa, (we herbalists are big into the Latin names of plants!), is used in herbal medicine to aid sleep. Yes, you read that correctly! The lettuce plant can be used as a natural sleep remedy! Read more >

Siobhán Carroll

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