Wave goodbye to restlessness with this researched blend of botanicals and 400mg of L-theanine shown to induce calming brain waves and naturally imrove sleep during times of stress.* Features evidence-based ingredients in a botanical alternative sleep blend, formulated to naturally downshift a racing mind to calming brain waves (1,2).* Alpha GABA PM uses proprietary whole lemon balm leaf extract, providing improved mechanism capability, as well as micro-encapsulated valerian root to improve the odors characteristic to this botanical. Key Ingredients:
L-Theanine: Amino acid that acts as a glutamate receptor antagonist (1).* L-theanine has been linked to the generation of alpha brain waves, indicating a state of relaxation (2).*
Melatonin: Hormone important for the regulation of the sleep-wake cycle (3).* Supplementation with melatonin has been shown to improve the onset of sleep (4).*
Valerian (Valeriana officinalis) root extract (Valerenic acids 0.8%) (Micro-encapsulated): Both in vitro and in vivo studies demonstrate valerian extracts modulate GABA-A receptors (5-8).* Micro-encapsulation reduces valerian root odors.
Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) leaf extract: Botanical shown to inhibit the enzyme GABA transaminase in vitro, which may increase levels of GABA
in the brain (9).* Utilizes proprietary extract extensively researched to reduce stress (10,11).
5-HTP (from Griffonia simplicifolia seed extract): 5-hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) crosses the blood-brain barrier and is a precursor to serotonin and
melatonin. Serotonin is important for regulating mood and sleep-wake function (12).*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.References:
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Take 1-2 capsules at bedtime or as directed by your healthcare provider. Do not exceed suggested use.Serving Size:
2 CapsulesAmount Per ServingL-theanine
... 3mgProprietary Blend
... 530mgValerian (Valeriana officinalis) root extract (Valerenic acids 0.8%), Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) leaf extract, 5-HTP (from Griffonia simplicifolia seed extract)Other Ingredients:
Vegetable capsule (Hypermellose, water), Maltodextrin, Rice concentrate, and Silica.
If you are pregnant or nursing, consult your healthcare provider before use.