Herbal Rest is a powerful combination of 3 key ingredients working in different ways to help you fall and stay asleep: Magnesium citrate (one of the most bioavailable forms that promotes muscle relaxation), L-theanine (can lower anxiety to help you fall asleep), and hops flower extract (to help you stay asleep).See All Products
Below we've broken down the main functions of our Herbal Rest and the benefits it can provide.
Hops is a sedative plant that is most commonly known for its presence in beer. In studies, hops have been found to inhibit the central nervous system, making it beneficial to those who have trouble sleeping.
Research shows that the amino acid L-theanine directly stimulates the production of alpha brain waves, which relaxes the mind.
Research shows that magnesium plays a role in both muscle contraction and relaxation. Magnesium has even been studied for its muscle relaxant effects during surgery.
L-theanine is an amino acid often found in tea that may help combat feelings of anxiousness and prevent restful sleep. It has a calming effect, while also improving alertness and maintaining cognitive function. Magnesium may help promote muscle relaxation, preventing aches and spasms. It also plays a role in carbohydrate metabolism and heart health. Hops are a mild sedative to encourage natural restorative sleep.
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