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Microgenics Ultra Magnesium Sleep Raspberry Flavour 250g Powder

Magnesium can help induce sleep
To achieve a healthy, restful sleep, the body and mind need be able to relax. Magnesium can assist with this by activating the parasympathetic nervous system, the part of the nervous system that makes you feel calm and relaxed.

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One of the ways it does this, is by lowering levels of the stress hormone cortisol. Studies show an inverse relationship between cortisol levels in the blood and magnesium: the higher the magnesium, the lower the cortisol1. When you have sufficient magnesium, you are less likely to have high levels of cortisol and therefore less trouble falling asleep or waking up through the night2.

Magnesium is also involved in regulating melatonin, the hormone that plays a role in the natural sleep-wake cycle. The production of melatonin increases when it gets dark and its levels in the blood are highest at night, allowing for a healthy, restful sleep3.

Finally, research shows that magnesium can help induce a good night’s rest due to its ability to increase GABA levels. GABA is a neurotransmitter that decreases feelings of tension, mental rumination (when you can’t switch off your brain and thoughts keep going round in your head) and stress. When GABA levels are low, tension and thoughts that keep going around in your head can stop you from falling asleep. Supplementing with magnesium may help boost GABA levels and relieve nervous tension that stops you from falling asleep4,5.

Several clinical studies have shown that supplementing with magnesium can make it easier to fall asleep and stay asleep and thus help promote a good night’s rest6-9.

Passionflower may help relieve nervous tension
Passionflower has a long traditional use to help promote a restful sleep, and research now shows that it can significantly improve a healthy, restful sleep. Like magnesium, it is believed to act on GABA level to reduce brain activity, promote relaxation and induce sleep10.

It is also believed to improve dopamine and 5-HTP levels to help improve sleep patterns11. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that is associated with wakefulness12.

5-HTP is a building block for serotonin, a neurotransmitter that is not only involved in moods but that is also needed for the production of melatonin.
SUMMARISED
Magnesium can help relieve nervous tension
Magnesium can help improve difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep
Passionflower can help induce a restful, restorative sleep

CUSTOMER PROFILE
Difficulty falling asleep
Frequent waking during the night
Feeling unrefreshed on waking
Shift-worker

PRODUCT BENEFITS
Contains a high dose magnesium
Contains magnesium in two forms that are well absorbed and tolerated
Contains Passionflower to induce sleep

APPROVED LABEL CLAIM
Microgenics Ultra Magnesium Sleep Powder Raspberry contains a blend of
magnesium, passionflower and Vitamin C, supplied in the convenience of a
powder. Magnesium is an essential mineral for supporting muscle function,
bone health and nervous system health. The herb passionflower has been
traditionally used in Western Herbal Medicine as a nervous system relaxant
to relieve nervous tension, reduce disturbed, restless sleep, and induce sleep.
This natural raspberry flavoured powder tastes great, and is also ideal for
those who find it difficult to swallow tablets or capsules. Contains:
ü Magnesium to support muscle function, bone health and nervous system health
ü Passionflower, traditionally used in Western Herbal Medicine to
reduce sleeplessness and induce sleep

INGREDIENTS (per 205 mL prepared dose)
Magnesium (from Magnesium glycinate) 200 mg
Magnesium (from Magnesium citrate) 110 mg
Total Elemental Magnesium 310 mg
Passiflora incarnata (Passionflower) ext. dry conc. 50 mg
from dry herb 200 mg
Ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) 300 mg

CONTAINS NO ADDED
Wheat, gluten, yeast, dairy products, egg, artificial flavours or colours.

STORAGE INFORMATION
Store below 30°C. Keep away from children.

CUSTOMER PROFILE
Difficulty falling asleep
Frequent waking during the night
Feeling unrefreshed on waking
Shift-worker

Ultra
Magnesium
Sleep Powder
Raspberry
Sleep Management

DOSE
Adults, mix 6 g powder (1 scoop) into 200 mL of
water and consume immediately, once daily or as
directed by your health professional.

CAUTIONS/CONTRAINDICATIONS
Vitamins and minerals can only be of assistance
if the dietary intake is inadequate. If symptoms
persist, talk to your health professional. Do not use
if cap seal or if inner seal is missing, torn or broken.

Contains sucralose and sulfites.
Not suitable for use during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

MEDICINE INTERACTIONS
If taking prescription medication or if in doubt
consult your healthcare professional.