There are Tibetan medicines to assist a person who has difficulty sleeping. Unlike sleeping pills, they do not cause dependence or other side effects. These medicines, such as Agar 35 and Vimala can be used for one or two months---as long as you need, really---and will not cause any negative side effects. Rather, they will help your health and coordinate your energy. When you do not need the medicine anymore, you can stop without withdrawal symptoms or negative side effects. That is the benefit of these Tibetan medicines.Related:
If you have become habituated to Western sleeping pills, you can initially alternate them with Tibetan pills in order to lessen the dependency. One night you use Western medicine, and the next night you use Agar 35. After one or two weeks of alternating, you will be able to stop taking Western medicine without a problem. - Chögyal Namkhai Norbu, Dream Yoga and the Practice of Natural Light
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