For Occasional Sleeplessness. Suitable for Vegetarians. Melatonin is a neurohormone produced in humans by the pineal gland. A favorite of travelers it governs the body's circadian rhythms helping the body ease into restful sleep. Melatonin is also a potent antioxidant. . The Benefit of Sublinguals. Some nutrients may break down during liver metabolism. The sublingual form is absorbed directly into the bloodstream via the blood vessels under the tongue and in the cheeks bypassing the liver and allowing for quick entry into the system.
"My only complaints with these tablets are they're kind of big and take at least 15 min to dissolve under your tongue. I appreciate the mint flavor, but wish they weren't sweetened with sorbitol and mannitol."
"A friend recommended this years ago when I had health issues that caused severe insomnia... I could only sleep for about 2 hours at a time at the most, and was exhausted. I took two of these under my tongue and slept for 10 hours straight for the first time in 3 weeks. I take these 30 minutes before bed whenever I feel the need. I tried other brands, but they did not work as well as Source Naturals."