Melatonin is a hormone naturally made by the body to induce sleep mode and to help it fall asleep
A lack of or unbalanced melatonin secretion can lead to insomnia, with symptoms such as difficulty falling asleep, lack of deep sleep, frequent awakenings or early awakening
Melatonin can therefore correct an imbalanced sleep cycle and get you to sleep faster
Melatonin is very effective in fighting against insomnia caused by jet lag or shift work
For optimal effects, take before sleeping or 30 minutes before sleeping. Do not start stimulating activities (such as reading a good book or watching an entertaining TV show) as it could fight against the effects of melatonin
For faster jet lag recovery when travelling (especially in the East), take melatonin before sleeping after nighttime during the trip towards the destination and when arriving at the destination until adapted to local time
Do not take melatonin after 3 am to avoid its effects when the morning comes.
Who will benefit from this product?
Melatonin is a hormone produced in the brain by the pineal gland. Melatonin supplements help regulate the sleep-wake (or circadian) cycle, for those who have trouble falling asleep as well as those who wake up before 3 o’clock in the morning
It can help people subject to shift-work and jet lag.
Adults: Take 1 to 3 capsules once a day, at or before bedtime. For jet lag, take at bedtime after darkness has fallen, while travelling, and at destination until adaptation to the new daily pattern. Do not drive or use machinery for 5 hours after taking melatonin.
Precautions & adverse effects
Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Consult your health care practitioner for use beyond 4 weeks or if symptoms persist continuously for more than 4 weeks (chronic insomnia). For occasional short-term use in case of jet lag. Consumption with alcohol, other medications or natural health products with sedative properties is not recommended. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are taking one of the following medications: anticoagulant, anticonvulsant, blood pressure medications, immunosuppressive medications, sedative, hypnotic or psychotropic medications, or steroids; or if you have one of the following conditions: asthma, depression, diabetes or hypoglycemia, cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney disease, liver disease, immune system disease, migraine, hormonal, coagulation or seizure disorders. Mild gastrointestinal symptoms (nausea, vomiting, or cramping) and rare allergic reactions have been known to occur; in which case, discontinue use.