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Valerian root is an herb that has been widely used for centuries by the general population and physicians because of its sedative and anti-anxiety effects and is used in sedative syrup. Studies have shown that valerian root improves the quality of sleep and helps people fall asleep quicker by improving the brain’s GABA levels. GABA is an inhibitory neurotransmitter that can have sedative effects in larger quantities. Likewise, GABA regulates nerve cells and can calm anxiety. It can also lower blood pressure, and offer a natural relief for PMS symptoms such as cramps and muscle spasms. Its relaxing qualities also help with stress management.
Peppermint comes from the mint plant. Its numerous benefits include antioxidant properties that prevent respiratory problems such as cough, cold, asthma, and allergies. It can also be used to treat irritable bowel syndrome, colonic spasm and gas, and gastric emptying disorders. It does so by relaxing the muscles of the intestine and alleviating symptoms. It has also been correlated with improvements in Hay Fever and shingles-associated pain. It also acts as an expectorant and decongestant and relieves headaches and stress.
Lemon balm is an herb with uses in wound care, stress management, discomfort relief, and restful sleep. Lemon balm promotes relaxation that calms the mind and encourages sleep. Studies have shown that people sleep more peacefully and continuously after taking lemon balm. At the same time, it improves alertness in the minds of those who take it, sharpening memory and problem-solving capabilities. The antioxidants which include ferulic acid, caffeic acid, and quercetin protect cells from free radicals and support healthy cognitive aging. Lemon balm also supports liver protection of glutathione and superoxide dismutase, antioxidants. Its other benefits include antioxidants that balance blood sugar levels and antioxidants such as eugenol that protects brain cells from free radicals.
Sucrose is a sweet, crystalline carbohydrate solid that commonly comes from sugar cane. It is a disaccharide that consists of monosaccharides when broken down. It functions as a supply of energy for the body; the body breaks down sucrose into glucose and fructose which are metabolized to release energy. Sucrose should be consumed in moderation as excessive consumption can lead to mood swings, weight gain, tooth decay, and poor insulin sensitivity.
Potassium sorbate is a food preservative that keeps food from spoiling. It has antimicrobial properties that prevent the growth of harmful bacteria and mold. It delays color change and rancidity of food and is commonly found in household groceries. Potassium breaks down into water and carbon dioxide in the body.