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Paradise Glossary

5HTP: Because of its role in creating serotonin, 5-HTP is indirectly involved in producing melatonin, a hormone that is critical for sleep. Melatonin helps the body’s bio clock stay in sync and regulates daily sleep-wake cycles. Research also indicates 5-HTP may be effective in helping to alleviate depression.

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Ashwagandha: Recent clinical research has shown ashwagandha to play a role in treating stress, anxiety, depression and insomnia. Ashwagandha is classed as a tonic, mild sedative and adaptogen in herbal medicine. The latter means it may help a person better cope with stress. 

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B-Complex and Biotin: Work together to help your body so that your cells can use them as a source of energy. 

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CBD Oil: Derived from the flowers, leaves, and stalk of the industrial hemp plant, which is known for its therapeutic effects. 

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Chamomile Flower: This flower has been used for centuries in teas as a mild, relaxing sleep-aid and as a digestive aid.  

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Choline: The Essential Nutrient May Boost Brain Health. Choline is a B vitamin and an essential nutrient. Choline plays an important role in a number of biological processes, including fat and cholesterol transport, energy metabolism, and cell and nerve signaling.

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Folate: It is also known as vitamin B9, folate, or folic acid. All B vitamins help the body to convert the food (carbohydrates) into fuel (glucose), which is used to produce energy. These B vitamins, often referred to as B complex vitamins, help the body use fats and protein.

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Ginseng Extract: are believed to boost energy, lower blood sugar and cholesterol levels, reduce stress, promote relaxation, treat diabetes, and manage sexual dysfunction in men.

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Green Tea Extract: Promoted as a natural energy booster is made from dried green tea leaves, green tea extract contains caffeine as well as plant compounds called catechins, including epigallocatechins-3-gallate.

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Hops: Like Valerian, hops have a long history of being used to help improve sleep. Scientific research shows that hops, with its natural sedative effects, can increase sleep time. Hops also helps to lower body temperature—falling core body temperature is one important physiological step toward sleep.  

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Inositol (B8): Inositol, also called vitamin B8, is a vitamin-like substance found in plants and animals.  Inositol may help manage the symptoms of mental health conditions such as panic disorder, depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder and bipolar disorder and also may help lower blood pressure, high cholesterol and triglyceride levels.

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Jujube: – a nutrient-rich sleep booster.  Remember the candy we used to eat at the movies? It was one of my favorites! The jujube fruit is a nutritional and therapeutic powerhouse. It’s packed with vitamins, minerals and fatty acids, and has been used for centuries to treat insomnia, as well as pain, stress, and stomach upset.  

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Ltheanine: L-theanine may help people fall asleep more quickly and easily at bedtime, thanks to the relaxation boost it delivers. Research also shows L-theanine can improve the quality of sleep—not by acting as a sedative, but by lowering anxiety and promoting relaxation.  

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Lavender Buds: These buds have calcium, iron, vitamin A, and other nutrients that help relax the body, promote healthy digestion, and balance mood.  

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Lemon Balm Leaf: This herb is used to calm digestion and bloating and has calming effects. It is a popular remedy against anxiety, sleep problems, and restlessness.  

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Magnesium: How magnesium helps sleep: This mineral has a range of scientifically-backed connections to sleep. Magnesium helps to regulate the body’s bio clock and melatonin. Low levels of magnesium are linked to low levels of melatonin. Research indicates supplemental magnesium can improve sleep quality, especially in people who sleep poorly. Magnesium can also help insomnia that’s linked to the sleep disorder restless-leg syndrome. This mineral can help with symptoms both mild-to-moderate anxiety and mild-to-moderate depression, which in turn can help you rest better.  

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Magnolia bark: – a gentle sedative. The bark of the magnolia tree has long been used in traditional medicine to treat sleep issues, protect memory, reduce stress, and help with digestive problems and weight loss. Despite its long history, this natural sleep remedy sometimes gets overlooked.  

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Melatonin: The hormone melatonin plays a role in your natural sleep-wake cycle. Some research suggests that melatonin supplements might be helpful in treating sleep disorders, such as delayed sleep phase, and providing some relief from insomnia and jet lag.  

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Passion Flower: Studies have also found that one of the benefits of passion flower is improving sleep quality and can be an effective treatment for insomnia. The combination of passion flower, Valerian, hops, and lemon balm is a common formula used by naturopathic physicians for inducing sleep.  

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Potassium: Natural minerals such as potassium and calcium have been shown to have beneficial effects on the quality of sleep. A diet rich in potassium also helps to offset some of sodium’s harmful effects on blood pressure.  

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Rhodiola Rosea Extract: Rhodiola is most commonly used for increasing energy, endurance, strength, and mental capacity. It is also used as a so-called “adaptogen” to help the body adapt to and resist physical, chemical, and environmental stress.

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Valerian Root: This root contains flavonoids, tannins, manganese, calcium, choline, and B vitamins. It’s a popular herb used to improve the quality of sleep.  

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Vitamin B12: Along with the other B vitamins, vitamin B12 helps transform the food you eat into energy that your cells can use. It also keeps your body’s nerves and blood cells healthy and helps prevent a type of anemia that can make you weak and tired.

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Vitamin B2 (riboflavin): Helps break down proteins, fats, and carbohydrates. It plays a vital role in maintaining the body’s energy supply. Riboflavin helps convert carbohydrates into adenosine triphosphate (ATP)

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Vitamin B3 (niacinamide): Niacin or Vitamin B3 for energy and cardiovascular protection. Vitamin B3 is a water-soluble vitamin belonging to the vitamin B complex. It contributes to over 200 biochemical reactions in the body, making it a key element of human metabolism.

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Vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid): Vitamin B5, also called pantothenic acid, is one of the most important vitamins for human life. It’s necessary for making blood cells, and it helps you convert the food you eat into energy. 

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Vitamin B6 (pyridodoxal 5-phosphate and pyridoxine HCI): Vitamin B6, along with the other B vitamins, helps the body turn food into energy. On its own, vitamin B6 has many other uses that are important to maintaining a healthy body and developing a healthy brain. Vitamin B6 is so important it may have triggered the growth of the first living creatures on Earth.

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Vitamin B6 (pyridodoxal hcl): Vitamin B6, also known as pyridoxine, is a water-soluble vitamin that your body needs for several functions. It’s significant to protein, fat and carbohydrate metabolism and the creation of red blood cells and neurotransmitters (1). Your body cannot produce vitamin B6, so you must obtain it from foods or supplements.

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Zinc: Zinc supports your immune system and muscles. Magnesium plays a role in metabolism and muscle health and helps manage sleep.  

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