Shakti Mudra – for inducing sleep and relieving menstrual discomfort
Shakti Mudra is good for inducing sleep. Over a period of time, it helps people suffering from chronic insomnia. Shakti mudra releases the tension in pelvic region. It counteracts spasms in the intestines and helps females during menstrual discomfort. To do Shakti mudra, join ring fingers and little fingers as indicated. The index and middle fingers will fold loosely over the thumb. The thumb will be bent inside the palm
Sitting on bed, close your eyes and do Shakti mudra for 10-12 minutes. Slowly, feel the physical and mental tension melting away. Slide and lie down.
Homeopathic and Ayurvedic remedies
For nervous exhaustion you can try generic homeopathic remedy BC-16 (Bio Combination-16). The dosage will be 4-5 tablets twice a day. In Ayurveda, Ashwagandha helps in countering fatigue and nervous exhaustion. You can take half teaspoon of Ashwagandha powder (churna) with milk.