Somniphan® Sleep Aid

Somniphan is a safe and effective sleep-aid that contains L-Tryptophan, GABA and Melatonin. These three ingredients work synergistically to help support the body's sleep processes*.

  • Somniphan is non habit forming, is free from side effects and can be used regularly to help encourage relaxation, support a healthy response to stress and anxiety and most importantly help one restore and maintain healthy sleep patterns. Somniphan is suggested for: individuals who experience sleeplessness, individuals who experience frequent night wakings due to external, emotional factors, or for men who experience frequent night wakings due to prostate overactivity and frequent nighttime urination. Somniphan may also be helpful for individuals who experience mood swings or negative outlook and as a consequence have trouble sleeping*.

    Somniphan is available in 30 and 60 Vegetarian Capsules per Bottle.
  • What is L-Tryptophan?

    L-Tryptophan is an essential amino acid that aids in protein synthesis and is a precursor to many compounds, including the neurotransmitter serotonin. Serotonin, acting as a neurotransmitter in the Central Nervous System(CNS), affects hunger, mood, aggression and sleep. The body can also metabolize serotonin into melatonin. Low levels of serotonin, whether caused by improper uptake or metabolism, may negatively affect sleep. Supplementing with L-Tryptophan can help support healthy serotonin levels and consequently support healthy sleep*.
     

    What is GABA (gamma-Aminobutyric Acid) ?

    GABA is the chief inhibitory neurotransmitter in the body, which means that it regulates neuronal excitability. In so doing, GABA promotes relaxation and may dampen anxiety. It also has an analgesic effect. Sleeplessness has a variety of causes, stress, anxiety and pain being main contributors. As a supplement, GABA may help support restful sleep and support healthy mood*.

    What is Melatonin?

    Melatonin is naturally secreted by the pineal gland. Melatonin supports the regulation of the body's day/night metabolic rates. Its secretion is synchronized with our biological clock which dictates the daily changes upon the body's metabolic activity. This is known as our circadian rhythms. One of Melatonin's most popular uses as a supplement is to help to restore proper sleep patterns. Melatonin also exhibits excellent antioxidant activity, it supports heart health and a healthy immune system. Often when sleeplessness is caused by aberrations in one's sleeping schedule, for instance, jet lag, frequent nighttime urination (in men, due to enlarged prostate), or night-shift working hours, the body and mind may be so exhausted that an individual may have trouble falling and staying asleep. Melatonin can be helpful in aiding the body to resume a proper 7-8 hour sleep cycle. (Melatonin is sourced from bovine pineal gland)*.
  • How to use Somniphan

    1 Servings (1 Capsule) 30-45 minutes before bedtime. 2 servings recommended if one capsule is not found to be sufficient to support healthy sleep.
  • SUPPLEMENT FACTS

    Ingredients for 1 capsule: L-Tryptophan 300 mg, GABA 200 mg, Melatonin 2 mg

    Inert Ingredients: Magnesium Stearate

    Allergen Statement: This formula is free of yeast, egg, gluten, corn, soy, wheat, milk, starch, fish, shellfish, nuts or tree nuts, artificial colors or preservatives.

    Interactions and Precautions: Not recommended for women who are pregnant or nursing or individuals under the age of 18. Do not use Somniphan if you are currently using MAO inhibitors or SSRI medications. Do not use Somniphan with other sleep aid medications or dietary supplements. if you find that upon wakening you are sluggish or drowsy, reduce dosage to 1 capsule daily. Melatonin: those with Asthma should consult with physician before taken Melatonin supplement. | Please consult your health professional if you are taking any of the following medications and are considering Melatonin: Cisplatin, Cyclophosphamide, Chemotherapy drugs, Docetaxel, Doxorubicin, Fluorouracil, Flouxetine, Fluvoxamine, Methotrexate, Mirtazapine, Oral Corticosteroids, Paclitaxel, Tamoxifen, Triazolam.

    This list is not comprehensive or complete and may not include medications that have contraindications with the ingredients found in Somniphan
  • Do you have a question about Somniphan?

    Please email Olivia Melaugh, our nutrition guru, askolivia@intensivenutrition.com with your product question.



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