Sedaplex is marketed as a vegetarian non-addictive sleep aid and relaxation support. According to the manufacturer, the formula is effective in the treatment of moderate insomnia and other mild sleep-related problems.
Integrative Therapeutics, the producing company, claims to be the leading manufacturer and distributor of dietary supplements in North America, with more than 30 years of market experience.
The supplement combines plant extracts, vitamins and L-theanine amino acid in a formula which supports the health of the nervous system and which promotes gentle relaxation and a restful sleep. No empirical evidence is provided to sustain the benefit claims.
According to the manufacturer the product is gluten free and does not contain preservatives, artificial coloring or flavoring, corn, dairy products, salt, soy, sugar, wheat or yeast.
Sedaplex includes the following ingredients: Niacin (as niacinamide), Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCl), Calcium (as calcium citrate), Magnesium (as magnesium oxide), Valerian (Valeriana officinalis) Root Extract, Hops (Humulus lupulus) Strobile Extract, Jujube (Ziziphus jujuba) Seed Extract, Passionflower (Passiflora incarnata) Aerial Parts Extract, Skullcap (Scutellaria lateriflora) Aerial Parts Extract, L-Theanine , vegetable polysaccharide capsule, ascorbyl palmitate, and cellulose.
While no information or research on the product is available, the ingredients of Sedaplex have been in fact, to different extents, proved to have sleep-related effects. L-theanine for instance is an important amino-acid which has psychoactive properties and has been shown to reduce mental and physical stress, improves cognition and mood in a similar manner with caffeine.
The Valerian Root, Passion Flower and Jujube plant extracts all possess sedative properties that may indeed contribute to the supplement’s effectiveness.
Consumer reviews are mostly positive with consumers reporting satisfaction with using the product.
The suggested use is 1 to 2 capsules 3 times a day between meals or as directed by the healthcare practitioner.
For night time use, 2 to 3 capsules one-half hour before bedtime is the recommended dose.
- A mixture of plants and vitamins make it a safe product
- Main ingredients have proven sedative effects
- The supplement is not approved by the FDA
- Not empirical evidence or research conducted to test the product
Although the manufacturer does not provide scientific evidence of the product working and the product is not FDA approved, Sedaplex may potentially be effective through its main ingredients, related more or less to sleep and sleep assisting properties.
Consumer reviews report good results, and no side effects are mentioned by the manufacturer or are reported by the consumers. However, consumers should be aware that different patients may react differently to the same product. We strongly recommend our readers to get medical advice before starting treatment. The product is not recommended for use during pregnancy or nursing.
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