Melatonin is a ubiquitous natural hormone-like compound produced in the pineal gland (embedded deeply in the brain). This hormone is involved in numerous aspects of general circadian and physiological regulations. It sets and maintains the internal clock governing the natural rhythm of body functions. The amount of melatonin produced by our body seems to lessen as we get older. Scientists believe this may be why young people have less sleeping problem than older people.
- Stress response
- Some aspects of the aging process.
Clinically, melatonin has been used in rhythm disturbances and sleep disorders. In addition, melatonin has been reported to make people feel better, strengthen the immune system, and reduce free radicals in the body.
3 tablets half an hour before bed time for relief of insomnia
2 tablets per day for general well-being
Or as recommended by your Healthcare Professional.