Normally I do not have sleep problems, but I have experimented with KETO diet and it seriously affected my circadian rhythm - my nights were white. Since the diet deprived my brain with melatonin I compensated it with pills. At the beginning it took 60 minutes to feel the effect. Nowadays, I do not have sleep problems, yet I try to teach my body to enter sleep mode before 24:00 and pills are helpful in this experiment. Sleep is coming approximatively 30 minutes after intake. That is my first experience with melatonin, could not compare the brands but I choose Now Foods Melatonin mostly because the ratio price-quantity appears reasonable to me. If you find my review helpful, please click "YES"
Posted by adhd-researcher on September 6 2016 | Verified Purchase
did not have any sleep inducing effect on me, nor on my daughter another brand with only 0.5 mg sublingual is more effective
Posted by iHerb Customer on August 30 2011 | Verified Purchase
The 3mg didn't really work for me. It made me "out of it" and lethargic the next day. After taking for a couple days, I realised it was affecting my mood - making me depressed. I stopped taking immediately. I rather lose my sleep than feel depressed and lose my zest for life.
Posted by iHerb Customer on January 25 2009 | Verified Purchase
The 3 mg dosage is too strong in that it can cause depression. It is about 5-10 times the amount needed.
Posted by iHerb Customer on May 15 2012 | Verified Purchase
i have tried 2 other brands of melatonin that worked really well. i bought this one because the price was good and NOW is a usually a good brand. however these did not work at all for me...dissapointing!
Posted by iHerb Customer on December 7 2016 | Verified Purchase
I've taken melatonin pills many times and have bought a variety of brands. For whatever reason, these have been completely useless to me. I haven't even felt the slightest bit tired. I've taken my normal dose and even more than that with no effect. Most Now Foods products I buy are great but this one is a dud.
Posted by iHerb Customer on February 15 2017 | Verified Purchase
I give this to my 5yo son who is on the autism spectrum. It has greatly helped him sleep through the night and have a more restful sleep. This in turn has helped him be more focussed during the day.
Posted by Amber on December 19 2017 | Verified Purchase
Caused Stomach Issues Unfortunately these capsules really upset my stomach.
Posted by iHerb Customer on April 23 2018 | Verified Purchase
Posted by iHerb Customer on January 18 2017 | Verified Purchase
I used melatonin from ither brands but this is so weird just doesn't work like u drink coffee I don't know why
Posted by iHerb Customer on September 15 2014 | Verified Purchase
I don"t received this product yet. Sorry.
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