Sleep Well – Gluten Free Formula to Support Healthy Sleep
Lack of sleep is one of the most detrimental components to our health. In the U.S., sleep apnea, insomnia, and other sleep disorders are a major contributing factor to diseases. Lack of sleep has been linked to cancer, heart disease, obesity and weight gain, diabetes, depression, and much much more. We live in a world that can demand busy and stressful lifestyles, but it is important to remember that even going gluten free sometimes fails to help a person heal simply because they are not getting adequate rest.
Sleep well was formulated to induce the relaxation needed to support better sleep for those experiencing temporary sleeplessness.
Some of its key features include*:
- Supports Restorative Sleep
- Helps Induce Relaxation
- Supports Positive Mood
- Valerian Root Extract – this botanical has been studied for its properties of inducing sleep. It also has active components that have muscle relaxant properties.
- Jujube Seed Extract – this seed has historically been used as a sedative herb. It has been shown to reduce stress, conserve energy, and promote sleep. It is especially useful for those with symptoms of nervous exhaustion, fatigue, irritability, and the inability to sleep.
- L-Theanine – this green tea amino acid is considered a relaxant. Studies have shown it can help with stress reduction, relaxation without drowsiness, decreased nervousness from common fatigue, and reducing nervous irritability.
- Passionflower Extract – this herb is best known for its historical use as a relaxing and calming herb. Passionflower has also been shown to offer sleep benefits for adults with fluctuations in sleep quality.
- Hops Strobile Extract – this vine has been used for centuries for its relaxing properties, among other health benefits. It has been found to improve sleep quality by decreasing sleep latency and wake time through the night.
Does Not Contain: Wheat, gluten, yeast, ingredients derived from genetically modified organisms (GMOs), artificial colors, artificial sweeteners, and artificial preservatives.
Daily Use: Take two (2) capsules one hour before sleep.
Optimal Use: As directed by your health professional.
High Stress Use: As directed by your health professional.
How to Use: Can be taken with or without food. Recommended to take one hour before bedtime.
Precautions: Do not consume this product if you are pregnant or nursing. Consult your physician for further information.
Is this safe for children? Supplementation in children should always be monitored by their pediatrician.
Is this safe for a pregnant or nursing mother? Pregnant or nursing mothers should always consult with their health professional before supplementing.
Should this be taken at a specific time of the day? Best taken 2 hours before bedtime.
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*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult your physician before using this product.
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