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Tis the Season for Relief

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When it comes to the holidays, stress, lack of sleep and depression are all concerns for your well-being. Use this table to find the herbal remedy that helps you stay in prime physical and emotional shape this month.

Ingredient

What It Does

Where to Find It

Melatonin

Regulates sleep/wake cycle; reduces time it takes to fall asleep and supports better sleep quality and longer sleep.

The Vitamin Shoppe Melatonin; Natrol Melatonin

Valerian root

Relaxes the nervous system; reduces time it takes to fall asleep and helps you stay asleep.

Nelsons Sleep Aid; BHI Calming

Humulus lupulus

Promotes relaxation; reduces sleep disturbance; reduces anxiety and depression.

Calms Forte; BHI Calming

German chamomile
(Matricaria recutita)

Calms nervous system; reduces tension, anxiety and other mood disturbances.

Calms Forte, Chamomile by Alvita

Passion flower
(Passilora incarnata)

Promotes relaxation; reduces tension, anxiety, irritability and other mood disturbances.

Calms Forte, Nelsons Sleep Aid

5-HTP
(5-hydroxytryptophan)

Helps the body produce serotonin to promote healthy mood, regular sleep and appetite.

The Vitamin Shoppe 5-HTP with B-6