Melatonin 5mg sublingual
Melatonin is a natural substance secreted by the pineal gland. Melatonin is recognized as a key element in regulating the bodys day/night metabolic rates. Its secretion is synchronized with our biological clock which dictates the daily changes upon the bodys metabolic activity: our circadian rhythms. Its most popular use is to help alleviate jet lag: ""Melatonin can alleviate jet lag and tiredness after long haul flights (1)"". Melatonin is also an excellent antioxidant: a potent, free-radical scavenger. It also reduces blood platelet aggregation and thus provides an aspirin type of protective effect on the coronaries, improving blood pressure and reducing the negative effects of hypertension. Another crucial role of Melatonin is in its maintenance of the immune system. It may have potential benefit for Alzheimers disease as well.