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Sleep is necessary to maintain health and mental stability. Without enough sleep, our moods and cognitive function may be affected.2 Thus, it is advised that we have a restful sleep so we feel refreshed and energized when we wake up the following day. But if you’re one of the many who tend to suffer from lack of restful sleep, there are supplements that may help, like Seditol®.


Seditol® is a combination of the extracts of Magnolia officinalis bark (or magnolia bark) and Ziziphus spinosa seed. It is a dietary supplement that helps promote restful sleep by reducing restlessness, stress or anxiety.1 Both of its components have been used in traditional Chinese medicine, which are believed to have therapeutic and calming properties.3,4,5


Scientists have found compounds in magnolia bark that are anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-allergic. Two of these compounds are magnolol and honokiol, which are said to be anxiolytic or help lower anxiety and depression, as well as reduce stress. These anti-stress capabilities, plus its sedative effect, make magnolia bark helpful in facilitating sleep.2,3,4


Ziziphus spinosa, also known for its sedative effects then until now, is a component of many herbal sleeping preparations, whether on its own or in combination with other components like in Seditol®. Practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine believe that it can “quiet the five viscera” – heart, liver, spleen, lung and kidney – and “make the body light” or feel relaxed which then helps to induce sleep.5


Seditol® is a component of a dietary supplement called IntegrAid Slumber. To know more about Seditol® and how it can help you, consult your doctor about it.


References:

1 Koetter, U., et. al. (2009, June 6). Interactions of Magnolia and Ziziphus extracts with selected central nervous system receptors. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 124(2009), pp. 421-425. Retrieved from http://naturalsleepresearch.in...


2 Hu, Z., et. al. (2018, June 22). Sleep-Aids Derived from Natural Products. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/p...


3 Breus, M. J., Ph.D. (2018, September 13). Is Magnolia Bark the Missing Link For Your Sleep and Health? Retrieved from https://www.psychologytoday.co...


4 Hunter, W. (2019, May 30). 16 Health Benefits of Magnolia Bark + Dosage, Side Effects. Retrieved from https://selfhacked.com/blog/he...