If rubbing a dog’s earwax on your teeth won’t help you fall asleep, what will? Pretty much anything else, according to a poll on weird insomnia remedies from calm.com.

The respondents to YouGov’s poll for us were asked to pick from a list of 12 unusual insomnia cures, past and present. Of these, the only three belonging more to the present than the past filled the final three places.

Third from last came watching a video of a crossword puzzle tournament (18%) – something offered as a sleep aid by one streaming service today.

Finally, in joint last place came two modern cures that seemed to many respondents hardly weird at all – respectively, drinking cinnamon and banana tea and curling and uncurling your toes, as a form of relaxation exercise.

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