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.


What It Does

Where to Find It


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


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

The Vitamin Shoppe 5-HTP with B-6