Melatonin is an hormone that helps establish normal sleep patterns to:
Melatonin hormone is released from the pineal gland. Its production in human body peaks during night to help maintain healthy cell health throughout the body.
There are two primary reason of Melatonin Supplementation:
Melatonin keeps our circadian cycle in tune. Not only does this hormone work to maintain cell health, it appears to regulate a system of self-repair and regeneration.
Melatonin also has strong antioxidant properties. It directly scavenges both hydroxyl and peroxyl free radicals, and it does so more effectively than most other antioxidants. It also greatly potentiates the efficiency of other endogenous and exogenous antioxidants.
Melatonin is especially important for protecting cellular DNA against peroxynitrite damage by inhibiting peroxynitrite free radical reactions. Some research has found that melatonin increases the speed of falling asleep and adds to the quality of sleep in about 60% of people who use it.
The body naturally produces melatonin and Vitamin B6 is essential for melatonin production.