Sleep Aid (Slumber) contains a balanced blend of key herbs well-known for promoting relaxation and sleep, and offers the ideal way to experience their beneficial support in one convenient capsule.
Ingredients: Valerian root (Valeriana officinalis)**, Passionflower herb (Passiflora incamala)**, Hops flower (Humulus lupulus)** and Skullcap herb (Scutellaria lateriflora)**.
** Wild Crafted herbs
Other ingredients: (capsule) Vegetable cellulose and reverse osmosis water.
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Healing Vineyard capsules feature the highest quality of organic, responsibly wildcrafted or cultivated herbs, which maintain the naturally-occurring constituents found in the plant. They are carefully selected & finely milled and are free of synthetic ingredients. Healing Vineyard is a whole food/herb supplement company.
Valerian root - Key actions: sedative, relaxant, relieves muscle spasms, relieves anxiety and lower blood pressure. Valerian is universally used to promote healthy tranquil sleep. "Extensive research in Germany and Switzerland has confirmed that valerian encourages sleep, improves sleep quality, and lower blood pressure... Valerian reduces mental over-activity and nervous excitability, helping people who find it hard to 'switch of'... Valerian relaxes overly contracted muscles, and is helpful for shoulder and neck tension, asthma, colic, irritable bowel syndrome, muscle spasms, and menstrual pain". (Enclyclopedia of Herbal Medicine, Andrew Chevallier, p. 148)
Passionflower - Key actions: Sedative, anti spasmodic and tranquilizing. Uses: Passionflower has a sedative, tranquilizing and sleep inducing effect which helps with insomnia, anxiety, tension and irritability. Passionflower (passiflora incarnate) has often been called the "harried business person's herb" to support relaxation. It has also been used traditionally to promote sleep.
Hops - Key actions: Sedative, soporific, antispasmodic and aromatic bitter. Uses: The herb is used to relax smooth muscle and as a sedative. Other uses are for stress, asthma, menstrual pain, anxiety, tension, colic and headaches.
Skullcap – "is taken mainly as a nerve tonic and for its restorative properties. It helps to support and nourish the nervous system, and calms and relieves stress and anxiety. Its antispasmodic action makes it useful for conditions where stress and worry cause muscular tension". (Enclyclopedia of Herbal Medicine Andrew Chevallier, p. 135)
De-stress is a blend of herbs traditionally and currently used for treating mild to moderate depression. These herbs also help to improve brain function. De-Stress can be used as a regular supplement for stressful periods in one's life or for those whose jobs are very stressful.