Moon Milk


This Ayurvedic sleep potion has the goodness of adaptogenic herbs like ashwagandha. It is used as a remedy for sleep deprivation and should be consumed before bed.

Good for all doshas.

Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Total Time: 5 Minute
Serves: 2 Person


  • 1 cup of cow’s milk. If you are avoiding dairy try almond milk
  • ½ t Ashwagandha powder
  • ½ t ground cinnamon
  • ¼ t dry ginger powder (Sunth)
  • A pinch of ground nutmeg
  • 1 t coconut oil
  • 1 t honey or maple syrup
  • Lavender/Rose petals/turmeric (optional)


  1. Heat the milk to reach a gentle simmering stage, just below boiling point and lower the flame.
  2. Whisk in ashwagandha powder, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg powders.
  3. Add honey/maple syrup
  4. Stir in the coconut oil
  5. Whisk thoroughly to avoid big droplets of coconut oil on the surface.
  6. Serve hot/warm

Serving suggestions

You can also add aromatics of you choice like Lavender, Rose petals or Turmeric
Drink ½ cup of Moon milk every night for 6 to 12 weeks to see the effects.

Check out the Ayurvedic benefits of ingredients used in this recipe

Avi Kumar

Avi is an irreverent hard-core Engineer turned Marketer, who is focused on unveiling the secrets of Ayurveda, scientifically. His aim is to research Ayurveda, take what works, discard what's superseded by new discoveries, and in all increase in human knowledge.

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