Melatonin is the hormone of the circadian rhythm. It promotes a
natural and deep sleep, thus it soothes tensions and relaxes the
muscles. It is useful to anyone suffering from insomnia. Melatonin has no
side effects or addiction, such as conventional hypnotics.
Melatonin is produced during the night by the pineal gland located behind
the brain. Its peak of secretion is between 2 and 3 o'clock in the morning.
Melatonin production peaks at adolescence and decreases to 90% at age 70.
Melatonin also neutralizes free radicals and limits the appearance of brown
skin spots caused by aging. For best results in this filed, it is
recommended to combine the application of melatonin cream with absorption of
Melatonin is an extremely powerful and versatile antioxidant,
which protects every part of the cell and each cell of the body, including
neurons. Melatonin is an antioxidant soluble both in water and in fat. Over
100 degenerative diseases (including cataract, macular degeneration of
retina, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's, arthrosis, etc...) are associated
with reduced antioxidant defenses of the body. Oxidation is also a major
factor in the aging process itself !