melatonin is a chemical compound, a derivative of tryptophan, playing the role of 'sleep hormone' in the organism. it is produced in the pineal gland, and more specifically in pinealocytes – specialcells.
melatonin is a powerful antioxidant, which reduces oxidative stress, and thereby prevents the extinction of cells. it is extremely important for the central nervous system, where it occurs in the largest quantities – it prevents neuronal damages, and stops neurodegenerative diseases.
melatonin may also be used in the case of a shiftwork – when you have to fall asleep at unusual hours, or when 'hours are shifted' in the case of the phenomenon of jet-lag.
has no side effects, and can be used in a long term.
alleviates the inconvenience of a shift work.
is a strong antioxidant.
is called the 'sleep hormone'.
improves sleep and enhances comfort after you wake up.
participates in the regulation of biological rhythms.
is not addictive and