Health Benefits at a Glance:
The Herbal Sleep PM formula contains natural calming ingredients such as lemon balm, honokiol and apigenin which is found in the chamomile plant. Using natural ingredients, Herbal Sleep PM offers a hormone-free alternative sleep support formula for high-quality sleep.
Why it Works:
Sleep is crucial to our overall health and well-being. But many of us experience difficulty calming down, as well as falling and staying asleep after a long and demanding day. Melatonin is a hormone known for its sleep-promoting qualities —but some people don’t like supplementing with melatonin.
That’s why Life Extension® has created an alternative with the melatonin-free formula Herbal Sleep PM. This formula contains all-natural ingredients, combining lemon balm, honokiol and the chamomile compound apigenin to calm the mind and promote high-quality sleep throughout the night. That way, the ingredients in the Herbal Sleep support formula contributes actively to peaceful night-time rest and revitalization.
The Science Behind the Product:
Scientific studies of the ingredients in the Herbal Sleep PM formula indicate that the ingredients in this formula help people fall asleep more easily and improve sleep quality, thereby offering an alternative to a melatonin-based sleep support formula:
Lemon balm is a perennial herb in the mint family native to the Mediterranean region. It has been scientifically studied to help promote sleep and relaxation. In one study, 85% of subjects who took lemon balm extract for 15 days saw a significant improvement in healthy sleep, and the remaining 15% were much improved .
Honokiol is a lignan compound that has been used in Asia for centuries. Pre-clinical research shows that honokiol supports the "calming" GABA receptors in the brain to promote sleep . GABA receptors also affect the way the brain perceives discomfort . In addition to this, pre-clinical models indicate that honokiol is quickly taken up into the brain . This makes it an ideal ingredient to include in a formula designed to help you get your well-deserved rest.
Apigenin-standardized chamomile extract
Finally, our formula contains apigenin, a powerful botanical bioflavonoid found in chamomile. Chamomile tea is a popular choice for relaxation. Computer models as well as pre-clinical studies suggest apigenin might promote healthy sleep patterns similar to those caused by naturally-occurring neurologically active compounds in the body [5-6].
Add Herbal Sleep PM to your nighttime routine and get the rest you need to stay fresh the following day.
How to Use:
- Take one (1) capsule 30 to 60 minutes before bedtime, with or without food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
- One (1) additional capsule may be taken if needed.
Serving Size 1 vegetarian capsule
Amount Per Serving:
|Honokiol [from magnolia extract (bark)]||120 mg|
|Total Carbohydrate||11 g|
|Lemon balm extract (leaf) [std. to >7% rosmarinic acid, >14% hydroxycinnamic acid]||300 mg|
|Chamomile extract (flower) [std. to 20% apigenin]||125 mg|
Other ingredients: vegetable cellulose (capsule), vegetable stearate, maltodextrin, silica, microcrystalline cellulose.
Dosage and Use:
Take one (1) capsule 30 to 60 minutes before bedtime, with or without food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
One (1) additional capsule may be taken if needed.
Do not consume alcohol, drive or operate machinery after taking this product.
Keep out of reach of children.
Do not exceed recommended dose.
Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged.
When using nutritional supplements, please consult with your physician if you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating.
A food supplement should not be used as a substitute for a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. Store tightly closed in a cool and dry place.
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