Nightfall is often considered as an embarrassing, unwanted medical condition that cannot be controlled. On the contrary though, nightfall happens to be a normal biological process which can be controlled effectively with medications and home remedies. Also called as nocturnal emission or wet dreams, the condition is characterized by vaginal lubrication (for women) and sperm ejaculation (for men) during sleep.
And even though it is not harmful, prolonged nightfall (repeated and continuous emissions) could lead to physical weakness and psychological disorders like stress, anxiety and depression etc.
Home Remedies For Nightfall
Many individuals are of the impression that as a medical condition, nightfall cannot be treated or controlled. However, the truth is that these wet dreams can be easily curbed with the help of certain home remedies. Following these remedies regularly would help reduce these wet dreams and eventually get rid of them completely. Given below are some of the most common home remedies often prescribed for the condition.
1. Eating Pot/Bottle Gourd
Consuming the leaves of the pot/bottle gourd daily can control nocturnal emissions to an extent. Individuals suffering from the condition can also opt to drink a glass of fresh bottle gourd juice every day, preferably at night in order to prevent nightfall. In addition to curbing the condition effectively, bottle gourd juice would also help to treat potential side effects like insomnia and stress.
2. Consuming Honey And Fenugreek Juice
Fenugreek juice is known to be a good cure for recurrent nightfall. You can grind some fenugreek leaves or seeds and extract the juice.Add some water to the juice (one cup to 2 tbsp.). Add a few drops of honey for taste as well. Drink the juice before bed time every day to curb nightfall effectively.
3. Drinking Almond Milk
Almond milk is very beneficial for a healthy body. It is also considered as one of the best known home remedies for recurrent wet dreams. Drinking a glass of warm almond milk at night before going to bed can relax the mind and body, and literally lull you to sleep. Making almond milk is really easy. All you need to do is soak a handful of almonds in water overnight.
Peel the almonds the next morning and grind them to form a paste. Just before hitting the bed at night (at least 30 minutes beforehand), mix a tablespoon of this paste in a glass of warm milk along with a pinch of cardamom and ginger for taste. Drink this milk to sleep peacefully throughout the night without worrying about getting wet dreams.
Almond milk also has other benefits that can help the body recover from the side effects of nocturnal emissions. It contains several minerals (like potassium, manganese and selenium etc.), vitamins (like Vitamin E) and antioxidants that can enrich the body nutritiously and boost the immune system and energy levels.
4. Drinking Banana Milk
In case you don’t get desirable results with almond milk, try opting for banana milk instead. You can mash a few bananas and add them to a glass of warm milk. Drink this milk at bedtime (preferably 30 minutes beforehand) to curb nocturnal emissions when you sleep.You can also opt to eat some bananas at night before going to bed. Follow it with a glass of warm milk for added benefits. Follow this remedy every night for at least a month or so to get wholesome relief from nightfall and its side effects.
5. Massaging With Essential Oils
Massaging the scalp and body with essential oils before bedtime is considered as an effective home remedy for the treatment of wet dreams. You can opt to warm the oil a bit before massaging it onto the scalp and body. Massage gently for about 15 minutes or so for effective results.
Another effective ingredient you can use for scalp massages is a mixture of bottle gourd juice and sesame oil (mixed in equal proportions), Massaging this mixture on the scalp at bedtime can effectively keep away wet dreams and let you sleep in peace. It can also prevent other sexual issues like premature ejaculation that could otherwise lead to nightfall as well.
6. Consuming Curd
Curd is considered as a very effective home remedy for nightfall. Consuming curd on a daily basis can therefore, effectively treat nightfall and its troublesome symptoms. You can opt to consume at least 4 cups of curd a day (one at each meal and another cup 30 minutes before bedtime).Opt for fresh, homemade, unsweetened curd instead of the sweetened varieties available in stores as they would not be as effective as the homemade ones.
7. Taking Bath In Cold Water
Taking cold water bath/shower at night (preferably 30 minutes before going to sleep) can help prevent nocturnal emissions to an extent. In addition to relaxing the body and mind, a cold water bath would promote sound sleep, leaving no place for wet dreams.If taking a cold water bath every night is too much of a hurdle for you, opt to soak your feet in a tub of cold water for about 30 minutes every night before going to sleep. This would also effectively curb nightfall and promote sound sleep.
8. Eating Garlic
They may not taste great. But a few cloves of raw garlic can do wonders in treating recurrent nocturnal emissions in both men and women. In addition to adding more garlic to your meals, you can opt to swallow a few cloves of raw garlic along with some water before hitting the bed each night. This would effectively prevent wet dreams, and effectively treat conditions like premature ejaculation and infertility that could also lead to wet dreams.
9. Consuming Pomegranate Peel Powder
Pomegranate peels are considered very effective home remedies for nightfall. Consuming powdered pomegranate peels can effectively curb recurrent episodes of nightfall and provide immense relief from the conditions as well as its side effects.A handful of pomegranate peels need to be dried under the sunlight for about 2-3 days. They should then be ground nicely to form a coarse powder. Consuming a tablespoon of this powder once in the morning and night every day continuously for a week can prove to be an effective treatment for nightfall.