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Sleep Supplement Guide

 

The scientific guide to using sleep supplements to help you fall asleep faster, rest deeper and wake refreshed

Zinc

Sleep Supplement GuideSelect A Sleep Supplement5-HTPB-VitaminsCalciumGabaGlycineHops FlowerL-theanineLemon BalmMagnesiumMelatoninValerian RootVitamin DZincZincZink 30 element. Alkaline earth metals. Chemical Element of Mendeleev Periodic Table. Zink in square cube creative concept. Chemical, laboratory and science background for university collegeZinc is the second most abundant trace mineral in the human body after iron. It also happens to be a cofactor

Calcium

Sleep Supplement GuideSelect A Sleep Supplement5-HTPB-VitaminsCalciumGabaGlycineHops FlowerL-theanineLemon BalmMagnesiumMelatoninValerian RootVitamin DZincCalcium Calcium is an important sleep promoting nutrient as it’s necessary for reaching deep sleep cycles, and for the brain to produce the sleep-inducing hormone melatonin. Calcium works together with magnesium to relax muscles and is sedating to the nerves, therefore it’s often taken at bedtime to

Magnesium

Sleep Supplement GuideSelect A Sleep Supplement5-HTPB-VitaminsCalciumGabaGlycineHops FlowerL-theanineLemon BalmMagnesiumMelatoninValerian RootVitamin DZincMagnesium – The Master Sleep Mineral Magnesium is an essential mineral, meaning our bodies don’t produce it so it must come from outside sources. It’s one of seven essential macrominerals that the human body needs in large quantities. We mostly get our magnesium through a healthy

B-Vitamins

Sleep Supplement GuideSelect A Sleep Supplement5-HTPB-VitaminsCalciumGabaGlycineHops FlowerL-theanineLemon BalmMagnesiumMelatoninValerian RootVitamin DZincB-VitaminsVitamin B6   Vitamin B6 is involved in many functions in the body such as immune health and brain development and function. There’s also evidence that B6 aids sleep and can even affect our dreams.   A 2018 study at Australia’s University of Adelaide found that

Vitamin D

Sleep Supplement GuideSelect A Sleep Supplement5-HTPB-VitaminsCalciumGabaGlycineHops FlowerL-theanineLemon BalmMagnesiumMelatoninValerian RootVitamin DZincVitamin-DVitamin D is actually a hormone rather than a vitamin. Vitamin D is mostly produced in the skin from sunlight exposure but is also absorbed from a healthy balanced diet (Oily fish such as sardines, mackerel, salmon, oysters, shiitake mushrooms and egg yolks are good dietary

Melatonin

Sleep Supplement GuideSelect A Sleep Supplement5-HTPB-VitaminsCalciumGabaGlycineHops FlowerL-theanineLemon BalmMagnesiumMelatoninValerian RootVitamin DZincMelatoninMelatonin is the natural hormone your body releases (endogenous melatonin) that helps to maintain your wake-sleep cycle also called “biological clock.”   Many people are surprised to learn that melatonin is in fact a hormone. It’s actually the only hormone that’s available in the United States

Glycine

Sleep Supplement GuideSelect A Sleep Supplement5-HTPB-VitaminsCalciumGabaGlycineHops FlowerL-theanineLemon BalmMagnesiumMelatoninValerian RootVitamin DZincGlycineGlycine (also known as 2-Aminoacetic Acid) is an amino acid and a neurotransmitter. The body produces glycine on its own, synthesized from other natural biochemicals. This amino acid is found in high-protein foods including bone broth, meat, fish, eggs, dairy and legumes.How does glycine support sleep?Glycine

L-theanine

Sleep Supplement GuideSelect A Sleep Supplement5-HTPB-VitaminsCalciumGabaGlycineHops FlowerL-theanineLemon BalmMagnesiumMelatoninValerian RootVitamin DZincL-theanine L-theanine is an amino acid that is found in tea leaves. It was identified in tea by Japanese scientists in 1949. While tea is the most common dietary source for L-theanine, this compound is also found in some types of mushrooms.L-theanine promotes relaxation and facilitates

5-HTP

Sleep Supplement GuideSelect A Sleep Supplement5-HTPB-VitaminsCalciumGabaGlycineHops FlowerL-theanineLemon BalmMagnesiumMelatoninValerian RootVitamin DZinc5-HTP- 5-Hydroxytryptophan – Supports Quality SleepHow 5-HTP helps support sleep5-Hydroxytryptophan commonly known as 5-HTP—is a by-product of the amino acid L-tryptophan. Our bodies don’t make L-tryptophan naturally rather we absorb this essential amino acid from the foods we consume including chicken, turkey,  eggs, fish, pumpkin and

Gaba

Sleep Supplement GuideSelect A Sleep Supplement5-HTPB-VitaminsCalciumGabaGlycineHops FlowerL-theanineLemon BalmMagnesiumMelatoninValerian RootVitamin DZincGabaGaba (Gamma-Aminobutyric acid) – helps you fall and stay asleep GABA is an amino acid produced naturally in the brain. GABA functions as a neurotransmitter, facilitating communication among brain cells. GABA’s big role in the body is to reduce the activity of neurons in the brain

Hops Flower

Sleep Supplement GuideSelect A Sleep Supplement5-HTPB-VitaminsCalciumGabaGlycineHops FlowerL-theanineLemon BalmMagnesiumMelatoninValerian RootVitamin DZincHops FlowerHistorically, hops were a traditional medicine used as one of the herbs for sleep because of their calming, sedating, and hypnotic (sleep inducing) effects. Hops also have a long history of use in herbal medicine, dating back to at least the 9th century in Europe.

Valerian Root

Sleep Supplement GuideSelect A Sleep Supplement5-HTPB-VitaminsCalciumGabaGlycineHops FlowerL-theanineLemon BalmMagnesiumMelatoninValerian RootVitamin DZincValerian Root Valerian root is sometimes referred to as “nature’s Valium” and has been used since ancient times to promote tranquility and improve sleep. It’s a herb grown throughout Asia and Europe and is now also grown in the US, China and many other countries. Valerian

Lemon Balm

Sleep Supplement GuideSelect A Sleep Supplement5-HTPB-VitaminsCalciumGabaGlycineHops FlowerL-theanineLemon BalmMagnesiumMelatoninValerian RootVitamin DZincLemon BalmLemon Balm is an herb, part of the mint family has been used medicinally for centuries to address sleep challenges. It has been found to help reduce anxiety, especially when combined with valerian root.   It has also been shown to decrease alertness, feelings of

CBD

Sleep Supplement GuideSelect A Sleep Supplement5-HTPB-VitaminsCalciumGabaGlycineHops FlowerL-theanineLemon BalmMagnesiumMelatoninValerian RootVitamin DZincCBDCannabidiol (CBD) – Supports falling asleep, staying asleep and quality of sleep.CBD also known sold as hemp oil is quickly becoming one of the most highly sought after and used sleep supplements in the world. Why? Because it’s benefits are finally being discovered and shared. It