The Night Drink - What’s Inside

It’s not uncommon to experience insomnia or regular low quality sleep. Whether your difficulty is getting to sleep, staying asleep, or getting high quality sleep, at Ten PM we’ve created a powerful and all-natural formula to ensure you hit the pillow with confidence.  We researched ingredients from A-Zzz, selecting the right ingredients, compounds and doses to achieve real world benefits for you. And then we made it tasty!

The Night Drink is infused with 7 sleep-inducing ingredients, here’s some scientific research to support their functional benefits: 

L-Glycine: Glycine is an amino acid that helps build proteins needed for tissue and hormone maintenance. More glycine may help support heart and liver health, improve sleep, reduce diabetes risk, and reduce muscle loss.  Research in people with sleep issues has shown that taking 3 grams (3,000mg) of glycine before bed decreases how long it takes to fall asleep, enhances sleep quality, lessens daytime sleepiness and improves cognition.  It works by lowering core body temperature which is critical to quality and deep sleep. It also increases serotonin levels which is a neurotransmitter that is involved in sleep regulation.  

L-Theanine: L-Theanine is an amino acid found primarily in green and black tea leaves and some mushrooms.  It is known to help ease anxiety, stress, and reduce insomnia.  It enhances relaxation by boosting levels of calming brain neurotransmitters and increasing GABA and serotonin levels.

Magnesium: Magnesium is often referred to as the “sleep mineral,” is a crucial nutrient for our overall health. It's a natural wonder that plays a vital role in helping us achieve a restful night of sleep. Research has shown that not having enough magnesium increases the risk for several chronic diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease, depression, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, migraines, and ADHD. Often poor sleep and/or restless legs in the evenings are symptoms of having low levels of magnesium and supplementing the body can help restore magnesium levels, promoting healthier sleep patterns. It works by calming the nervous system and relaxing muscles, promoting relaxation conducive to sleep. It also helps to alleviate anxiety and depression.

Zinc: Consumption of Zinc helps to have less wake-ups in the night and also has a calming & antidepressant effect. It works by supporting serotonin production, a precursor to melatonin.  Zinc is an essential mineral proven to help our metabolism and other body functions. The combination of Magnesium supplementation with Zinc have mutual benefits: Magnesium helps your body regulate its zinc levels, while zinc does the job of allowing it to absorb magnesium more effectively.  They are the perfect pair.

Blue Passion Flower: Passion Flower is native to the US and has historically been used as a sedative by multiple indigenous cultures. It works by increasing levels of GABA production, promoting relaxation and sleep.

Vitamin B6: Vitamin B6 has been extensively proven to help regulate hormonal activity, which could impact sleep, as well as reduce tiredness & fatigue.  Vitamin B6 aids in the production of the hormones serotonin and melatonin, both of which are important to sound, restful sleep, and also to mood.

Raw Cacao: It not only warms you from inside out, it also makes you euphoric and calm because of the magnesium and tryptophan found in cacao powder. Tryptophan is an amino acid that when ingested gets turned into the neurotransmitter serotonin and then converted into the hormone melatonin. Raw cacao boosts the body’s natural production of serotonin, increasing our mood and ability to fend off stress. Both magnesium and tryptophan, are necessary chemicals for the production of serotonin

 

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