Natrol Melatonin + 5-HTP Advanced is scientifically formulated to solve the three most common sleep problems: a racing mind, difficulty falling asleep and difficulty sleeping through the night. It uses a bi-layer tablet technology to release each ingredient at the optimal time. One layer immediately releases 5-HTP and Melatonin to help you relax and fall asleep. The second layer contains a Controlled Release Melatonin to help you sleep through the night.†
Q: What is Melatonin?
A: Also known as the “sleep hormone,” melatonin is a naturally occurring hormone produced by the pineal gland in the brain. It regulates your sleep-wake cycle, telling your body when it’s time for sleep.
Q: What is 5-HTP?
A: 5-HTP (5-Hydroxytryptophan) is a drug-free and naturally occurring plant-derived amino acid that participates in the body’s synthesis of serotonin. 5-HTP is the direct precursor to serotonin.†
Q: What does “Time Release” mean?
A: Natrol’s Time Release tablets are formulated so they release slowly over a certain time period.
Q: Why should I use the “Time Release” delivery method?
A: Time Release tablets enable your body to have a more consistent release of our formulas and may result in taking fewer tablets.†
Q: Can I cut the Melatonin tablet in half?
A: No, it will ruin the time release action.
Q: What are the possible side effects I might experience from taking Melatonin?
A: The most common side effects associated with melatonin include headache, stomach discomfort, morning grogginess, daytime "hangover" or feeling of a "heavy head." If you feel groggy, heavy headed or a hangover feeling, you are probably taking too much for your body or are taking it too late at night. Give yourself a couple of days off and try a lower milligram.
Q: Who should not use Melatonin?
A: If you are taking medication, have any medical condition, are pregnant or lactating, have an autoimmune condition or depressive disorder, consult a physician before using this product. Do not take while operating machinery or driving a vehicle. Not for use by children under 4 years of age. Consult a physician before use in children.
Q: What is the maximum amount of Melatonin I can take each day?
A: Experts indicate that short-term use (i.e., 3 months or less) of melatonin in a daily amount of 10 mg does not raise concern of harm for healthy adults. Long term use at this dosage requires recommendation and supervision by a health care professional. Individual results will vary using melatonin and sometimes taking less is better.
Q: When is the best time to take Melatonin?
A: It is recommended to take melatonin 20-30 minutes before you are planning to go to sleep.
Q: Can I become addicted to Melatonin?
A: Natrol Melatonin is a non-habit forming sleep aid and is not a drug.
Q: Is Natrol Melatonin vegetarian?
A: Yes, Natrol Melatonin is 100% vegetarian.
Natrol®’s Immune Boost Formula supports a strong immune system using the clinically tested super food EpiCor.® EpiCor is combined with high potency immune supporting supplements Vitamin C, Vitamin D3, Selenium and Zinc. A stronger and healthier immune system gives the body what it needs to best fight off the daily challenges to one’s health.†