The high dose of Reishi Mushroom balances levels of stress and provides a sense of calm to aid in better quality sleep. This specific blend of powerful herbs is backed by science to help you fall asleep faster, stay asleep longer, and wake up feeling rejuvenated. So, go ahead and knock yourself out.
Steady Mushrooms: Sleep Blend
What's in it?
The main ingredient in this capsule is Reishi Mushroom. A study published in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology found that, in mice, three days of reishi mushroom use “significantly increased total sleep time and non-rapid eye movement sleep, ”Researchers observed an increase in levels of tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-a), a key substance in sleep regulation; the hypothalamus region of the brain that regulates sleep/wake cycles; and the dorsal raphe nucleus associated with learning and memory. Another study done on mice, found that reishi promotes sleep through a gut microbiota-dependent and serotonin-associated pathway in mice
Magnesium glycinate: One of the key benefits of magnesium is that it increases our gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) levels. The magnesium binds to and stimulates GABA receptors in the brain, which puts the brakes on brain activity. When GABA levels are low, the brain feels like it is constantly switched on, which makes it very difficult to relax and can lead to increased stress and anxiety.
Passionflower is native to the southeastern United States and Central and South America. It's been traditionally used to help with sleep. Some people also take passion flowers for insomnia, stress, ADHD, pain, and many other conditions. Early studies suggest it might help relieve insomnia and anxiety. It appears to boost the level of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) in your brain. This compound lowers brain activity, which may help you relax and sleep better.
Chamomile contains an antioxidant known as apigenin, which can induce muscle relaxation and sleep.
- Valerian Root contains a number of compounds that may help promote calmness by increasing GABA availability in the body and interacting with certain receptors involved in mood and sleep. A 2021 study in 39 people undergoing hemodialysis found that they had a significant reduction in anxiety symptoms after taking 530 mg of valerian root 1 hour before bedtime for 1 month, compared with a placebo.