Akuamma seeds, also known as Picralima Nitida, is an herbal supplement used in different part of Africa as a painkiller. Akuamma contains various types of alkaloids that show anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-diarrheal properties. In addition to those health benefits, Akuamma seeds also cause sedation and produces a sense of relaxation. These benefits help combat both anxiety and insomnia. According to those who take Akuamma before bed, effects appear about an hour later, lending to a wonderful and peaceful night sleep.