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Melatonin 101

What does melatonin help with?

Melatonin is a hormone naturally produced by the pineal gland in your brain that helps regulate the body's sleep and wake cycles. Occasionally supplementing with Melatonin may benefit those adults who are experiencing sleep difficulties, including je

How much melatonin should I take daily?

Melatonin is a fast-acting sleep aid designed for short-term use. Adults may take between 2.5 to 10 mg of Melatonin for sleep at least one hour before bedtime but should not exceed 10 mg daily. Consult your healthcare provider if you continue to expe

Are there any food sources of melatonin?

Melatonin can be found in very small amounts in some foods like pistachio nuts, rice, milk, eggs, salmon and beef.

Can I give this product to my child?

No, this product is intended for adults. We recommend discussing any sleep difficulties that your child is experiencing with your pediatrician. For kid-friendly supplements, check out our Nature Made® Kids First® Gummies.