Melatonin Liquid: Powerful Sleep Aid

*Melatonin is a hormone produced by the pineal gland, the organ which regulates the bodys sleep/wake cycle. The hormone is secreted in a circadian rhythm by enzymes, which are activated by darkness and depressed by light.

Features:

  • 2.5 mg of micronized melatonin per 1ml dropper
  • Convenient liquid formula for easy dispensing
  • Great tasting and naturally flavored with apple and black currant juice concentrates
  • Melatonin nutritionally augments the natural functioning of the pineal gland supporting the body’s natural sleep cycle.
  • Supports healthy mood, emotional wellness, behavior and memory
  • Supports optimal memory
  • Provides neuroprotective properties
  • Provides antioxidant protectio
  • Hypo-allergenic

 

The research on melatonin is solid, which is not a surprise since its usually used as a go-to treatment for insomnia and many sleep related conditions.

Firstly, taking supplemental melatonin is able to increase blood melatonin levels, both at day-time and night-time. Also, supplemental melatonin at doses ranging from 2 to 10 mg’s is fairly effective at reducing insomnia (study, study, study).

In few studies, melatonin at 2-3 mg doses has improved sleep quality and morning-alertness without any noted withdrawal symptoms or side-effects (study, study).

NOTE: It’s common sense to think that more melatonin would be better for deeper sleep. However this isn’t the case, and high dosages might actually cause drowsiness in the day-time. It’s recommended that you work the dose up from small amounts first to see what is effective for you.


Take ½ to 1 dropper daily, ½ to 1 hour before bedtime.

*Research Citations:

551. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22804755
552. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18036082
553. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20975054
554. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21340475
555. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16455366
556. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21859051