Deficiencies in certain vitamins, minerals, amino acids and enzymes may disrupt sleep. Calcium magnesium, B vitamins, folic acid and melatonin deficiencies may impair sleep.

Calcium, especially when contained in food, has a sedative effect on the body. A calcium deficiency in the body causes restlessness and wakefulness.

Magnesium deficiency is responsible for nervousness that prevents sleep. Magnesium-rich foods include kelp, wheat bran, almonds, cashews, blackstrap molasses, and brewer’s yeast.

Tryptophan is an amino acid that plays a key role in the repair of protein tissues and in creating new protein. In the brain, tryptophan is converted into serotonin, a natural sleep-inducing chemical. It also enhances the brain’s ability to produce melatonin, the hormone that regulates your body’s natural inner clock. Inositol and B vitamins are needed to restore calm to the mind

Fushi?s Calmaid? contains a all the above nutrients and the B vitamins shown to help support the nervous system, particularly in times of stress.ÿ The B vitamins work together to support adrenal glands. Vitamin C works closely with Vitamin B5 to support and nourish the adrenal glands during times of stress. Calcium and Magnesium work in balance to stimulate and relax the nervous system. Individual amino acids have been added as precursors to neurotransmitters in the brain to help regulate mood and the sleep wake cycle.