What is Bioclinic Naturals’ Melatonin?
The following review examines Natural Factors Multi Enzyme Full Spectrum Products to bring you the real facts. The manufacturer has indicated that this product is a singular high potency sublingual tablet that is optimal for those who need higher doses of melatonin (10-20 mg). That it is derived from non-animal sources and that it has a refreshing, natural peppermint flavor.
The product features a combination of items with the below active ingredients, some ingredients do not include the amounts that are present.
- Melatonin (10mg)
- Lactose monohydrate
- Microcrystalline cellulose
- Natural peppermint flavour
- Croscarmellose sodium
- Vegetable grade magnesium stearate (lubricant)
Melatonin, also known as N-acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine, is a hormone that is produced by the pineal gland in humans and animals and regulates sleep and wakefulness. Lactose monohydrate is one of two forms of a natural sugar that is found in milk and other dairy products. Microcrystalline cellulose is a term for refined wood pulp and is used as a texturizer, an anti-caking agent, a fat substitute, an emulsifier, an extender and a bulking agent in food production. It may create an allergic reaction in some patients, diarrhea or gas have also been reported. Croscarmellose sodium is used as a super disintegrant in pharmaceutical formulations and used in foods as an emulsifier. Vegetable grade magnesium stearate is synthesized using Stearic Acid, which is generally derived from animal fats but can be from plant sources as well.
The manufacturer advises to not drive or use machinery for 5 hours after taking melatonin. Dissolve 1 tablet under the tongue at bedtime once per day or as directed by a healthcare practitioner.
What is the Cost?
The product can be purchased through third-party retailers and goes for around $45.00, shipping depends on the retailer who would supply the product.
As the manufacturer does not supply directly but only to third-party retailers, the return policy would depend on the independent retailer.
Our Final Review of Bioclinic Naturals’ Melatonin
The manufacturer claims that the product does not contain any artificial colours, preservatives, or sweeteners, is a positive for allergy-sensitive customers and it is safe for vegetarians, although one of the main ingredients, Melatonin has been found to have some side effects such as headaches, short-term effects of depression, daytime sleepiness, dizziness, stomach cramps, and irritability. With a high retail price and the use of third-party retailers, returns could potentially be problematic as well as product availability. From a few retailers who supply this product, shipping is limited and expensive. We rather recommend that you consider a similar product from one of the leading brands.