Sleep Supplements

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Prior conditions impact effectiveness of sleep supplements, study finds

By Olivia DeSmit

In a study recently published in Nutrients, researchers found a link between prior conditions and the effectiveness of sleep supplements. The four supplements tested, l-theanine, GABA, AVLE and l-serine resulted in better sleep overall, and improved certain...

An echinacea plant can take 2 to 3 years to mature in the ground, but Ayana's plant cell cultivation could be produce ingredients in a couple of weeks, said the company's CEO.    Image © evgenyb / Getty Images

Ayana Bio launches plant cell-derived echinacea & lemon balm

By Stephen Daniells

Boston-based plant cell tech company Ayana Bio has announced the first-ever launch of plant cell-cultivated lemon balm and echinacea ingredients, to use in supplement formulations for sleep, mood, and immune support.

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The emerging opportunity for microbiome modulation to improve sleep

By Stephen Daniells

Consumers are increasingly aware of the detrimental effects of not getting enough sleep, and emerging links between the gut microbiota and sleep present opportunities for pre-, pro-, and postbiotics in the booming natural sleep aid category.

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Sleep supplement sales contract after two boom years

By Stephen Daniells

After growth of 40% and 22% in 2020 and 2021, sales of sleep supplements contracted in 2022 with the numbers offset by inflation, but unit sales shrank even more, according to data from SPINS.

Unigen debuts two new botanical ingredients at SupplySide West

Unigen debuts two new botanical ingredients at SupplySide West

By Danielle Masterson

There are plenty of products out there that claim to boost your immune system, help you sleep better or be more focused. But those claims mean little if they have no scientific substantiation. Unigen is a company that says proven health benefits are what...

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Election, holidays, pandemic give stress supplement market a boost

By Danielle Masterson

The election may be behind us, but the stress it has caused remains. According to a survey from the American Psychological Association, nearly 70% of respondents said the elections are a significant source of stress and 77% are worried about the future...

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Sleep, immune support define September product launches

By Danielle Masterson

As the weather cools down and we get back into routines, brands are launching products that offer sleep and immune support and even candy flavored protein to get consumers into the Halloween spirit.


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