Melatonin is a sleep hormone, which is secreted from the pineal gland in the brain when it gets dark outside. Melatonin is responsible for a healthy circadian day/night rhythm and for many other daytime dependant functions in the body. Furthermore, it has powerful antioxidant properties, is beneficial for the immune system, reduces depression and much more.
GABA is a naturally occurring amino acid that travels throughout the central nervous system. It helps to calm and relax mind and body, especially if you are anxious, nervous or stressed. As a sleeping aid it reduces revolving thoughts and promotes the ability to fall asleep. It naturally helps to reduce and shorten panic attacks and helps with aggression and irritability.
5-HTP relaxes the mind and body and helps us to sleep better. It is recommended in cases of depression and anxiety, for inner restlessness and tension, for migraine and chronic headaches, and for cravings, aching muscles and feelings of aggression. 5-HTP is also a natural way to increase the levels of serotonin and melatonin.
L-Theanine is just as calming as meditation. It increases energy without leeching, relaxes without making you sleepy and motivates without making you hyped up. The effects are relaxation, regeneration, enhanced concentration and a feeling of well-being. L-Theanine is an amino acid found in green tea, which stimulates alpha waves in the brain.
Ashwagandha has been used medicinally in India for 5,000 years as a means of restoring vitality. Ashwagandha bestows inner strength and calm, increases energy, vitality and performance, is a natural aphrodisiac, rejuvenates the body and mind, and promotes longevity.
L-Tryptophan is a natural mood lifter, and helps us to relax and stay calm. Tryptophan is also a precursor for the body's production of the hormone melatonin, and encourages a deep, restful sleep. L-Tryptophan is an essential amino acid which cannot be manufactured by the body.