April 24, 2018
Grinding your teeth all night long?
EC, my wife tells me I’m making loud grinding noises with my teeth at night when I am sleeping, why does that happen?
CheckCheckCin: When your upper and lower teeth are moving and the friction results in the loud noise. A lot of body constitutions may have this symptom, but those that do it in sleep usually has heat related symptoms such as dry mouth, canker sores, bad breath and easily irritable. To relieve the symptom, try to calm your mind and control your temper. This way you will not be so tense that you would grind your teeth at night. Here’s a tea remedy with lophatherum, have some when you feel irritable!
Lophatherum tea with lotus seeds
Ingredients: 40g lotus seeds with core, 9g lophatherum, 9g juncus effusus
Preparation: rinse all ingredients thoroughly. Combine all ingredients with 800ml of water and cook on high heat until boiling. Turn to low heat and simmer for 40 minutes. Pour all contents into a thermos and tea can re-brewed until flavor weakens. For best results, drink consecutively for 2-3 days.