What are the Ingredients in Sleep?

Sleep by Remifemin is a combination of natural ingredients that are traditionally known for their sleep inducing and sleep support properties. Each of the three ingredients has been shown to provide men and women with support in getting to sleep and staying asleep in several published clinical investigations.

Modern pharmaceutical technology has been used to extract the “active” compounds in all three of the below herbs. The resulting standardised extracts have been combined to create a natural and effective, calming and sleep inducing remedy.

Valerian ExtractA valerian plant growing

The use of Valerian to treat sleep disorders and support healthy sleep is ancient, with some historians dating its use back as far as 460 B.C. In more modern times scientists have been able to extract the active parts of Valerian to increase its potency and standardise dosages.

Valerian is a herb made from the roots of Valeriana officinalis, a perennial flowering plant that grows around the world on various continents. The dried roots are extracted to produce a concentrated, standardised extract. Each tablet contain 75mg of dry Valerian.

Humulus Iupulus Extract (Hops)A hops plant growing

Hops is well know for its sleep inducing properties, and is almost as ancient as Valerian. The first recorded cultivation of hops was in 763 A.C. It’s most common use is in the brewing of beers, stouts and ales. It is the reason why many people feel tired after drinking too much beer. Don’t worry though, hops on its own is not going to make you drunk. It is actually the sugar/yeast reaction that makes alcohol, hops is just used as a flavoring (bitter). Each tablet contains the extract of 23mg of hops.

Melissa officinalis (Lemon Balm)A lemon balm plant growing

Lemon balm is a perennial herb from the mint family. It has been cultivated for hundreds of years for various purposes. Most notably it has relaxing/anti-anxiety and sleep inducing effects. It has been heavily studied, and proven to help people deal with stress. Each tablet contains the extract of 45mg of dry lemon balm.

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