Melatonin is a hormone produced by the pineal gland, the organ which regulates the body’s wake/sleep/wake cycle. The hormone is secreted in a circadian rhythm by enzymes which are activated by darkness and depressed by light.
Melatonin nutritionally augments the natural functioning of the pineal gland.
1 vegetarian capsule 1/2 to 1 hour before bedtime.
Warning: Not to be taken by pregnant or lactating women. May have sedating effects and is for bedtime use only. This product may be contraindicated in depression, seasonal affective disorder, schizophrenia, autoimmune disease, asthma and for individuals taking MAO inhibitors or corticosteroids. Individuals with diabetes should consult their physician before using this product.