FEATURES AND BENEFITS
- Natural sleep formula.
- Improves sleep quality.
- Helps you fall asleep, sleep soundly and wake refreshed.
- Allows you to wake refreshed.
Blackmores Sleep Sound Formula supports your body's natural ability to sleep soundly and wake refreshed. It contains a clinically trialled valerian extract to improve sleep quality plus lemon balm and magnesium.
Valerian (Valeriana officinalis) has been used for centuries as a medicinal herb to ease insomnia and anxiety. Germany's Commission E approved valerian as an effective mild sedative and the USA FDA listed valerian as "Generally Recognised as Safe". It is believed that valerian works by increasing the levels of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) in the brain. GABA lowers the activity of excitatory brain cells, making you more relaxed.
The specially chosen valerian extract used in this formula has been shown in scientific studies to support your body's natural ability to sleep soundly and deeply and allows you to wake refreshed without a feeling of drowsiness. Valerian helps promote healthy sleep patterns and improves sleep quality. Continuous nightly use (for several days to four weeks) may be needed for significant effects.
Lemon balm has been traditionally used for the relief of tenseness, restlessness and irritability, for the relief of nervous sleep disorders and for its carminative and sedative actions.Several studies have found that lemon balm when combined with valerian helps reduce anxiety and promote sleep.
Magnesium is an essential mineral and is important for the healthy function of the nervous system. Some research has reported that individuals suffering with magnesium deficiency tend to have a reduced time in deep sleep. Magnesium deficiency has also been associated with increased night time wakefulness.
|Active ingredients per tablet|
|Valeriana officinalis (valerian) extract equiv. to dry root||1.2g (1200mg)|
|(standardised to contain valerenic acid 900mcg)|
|Melissa officinalis (lemon balm) extract equiv. to dry leaf||825mg|
|Magnesium phosphate (magnesium 55mg)||266.2mg|
NO added salt, yeast, gluten, wheat, milk derivatives, preservatives, artificial colours, flavours or sweeteners.
Adults - Take 2 tablets 30 minutes to an hour before bedtime, or as professionally prescribed.
If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Valerian can cause mild side effects, such as headaches, dizziness, upset stomach, and tiredness the morning after its use.
Not recommended during pregnancy and breast feeding.
Consult your pharmacist or doctor before use if you are currently taking prescription medicines.
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