5-HTP – 10mg
5-HTP is also called 5-Hydroxytryptophan. It is and amino acid that naturally occurs in the body and helps synthesize serotonin and melatonin. 5-HTP is used to treat depression, to reduce stress and anxiety. Studies have shown that 5-HTP is safer than prescription drugs for treating insomnia.
It is obtained from the seeds of Griffoniasimplicifolia.
Valerian Root – 100mg
Valerian is a flowering plant and has pink or white flowers with a sweet scent. Valerian has been used for thousands of years to treat sleep disorders and has a calming effect which reduces restlessness and anxiety. Valerian has been shown to act as a muscle relaxant and calming agent that does not cause sleepiness the day after use. Valerian helps people who have trouble falling asleep and helps people not wake up at night.
Melatonin – 3mg
Melatonin is a chemical compound that occurs naturally in animals and plants. Melatonin is produced in humans in the pineal gland, located in the brain, and it affects the circadian or sleep rhythms by regulating sleeping and waking cycles. Melatonin has been shown to treat insomnia, increase sleep time, cause drowsiness, and reduce sleep restrictions. Melatonin is found in small amounts in the foods we eat like meat, grain, fruit and vegetables.
L-Tryptophan – 100mg
Tryptophan is an essential amino acid that your body can’t product. You must obtain Tryptophan from supplements or your diet. In the body, Tryptophan is used to make serotonin which helps maintain healthy sleep and elevates your mood. Tryptophan helps your body relax which leads to deeper, more restful sleep.
Gaba – 50mg
GABA is a neurotransmitter in thecentral nervous system. GABA is produced in the brain and helps maintain balance between the mind and the body. GABA is produced naturally, but taking it as a supplement increases its relaxing effect on the body. GABA induces sleep through relaxation and reducing muscle tension and anxiety. It is a chemical tool the body utilizes to promote well-being.
Hops – 30mg
The medicinal effect of hops comes from the female hops flower clusters. Hops are used in supplements and herbal remedies for sleeplessness. Hops is used to reduce restlessness and anxiety, and to treat insomnia. Studies have shown that hops is a mild sedative and is most effective when used in conjunction with valerian.
Passion Flower – 30mg
Passion flower isan herb with purple, red, blue, or white flowers traditionally used for anxiety and insomnia. Passion flower can be used in tea or in a powdered form, andincreasesGABA levels in the brain helping you feel more relaxed. Passion flower is potent in its calming properties, and is used to relieve muscle tension and restlessness without the negative side effects some prescription sedatives have.
Chamomile Flower – 30mg
Chamomile is a species of daisy like plants with either white or yellow petals. Chamomile is used in aromatherapy to soothe and relax. It is used in tea, in powdered form as a supplement, and even in pillows to aid in relaxation prior to sleep.Chrysin, a component of chamomile, has been shown in studies to reduce anxiety, promote sleep, and relieve insomnia.