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Clinical studies about their safety are scarce. More information is needed before they can be recommended as a first line of treatment against insomnia.

Since herbal supplements can interact with certain medications, always let your doctor if you are using any herbal supplements.

From: Alternative Treatments for Insomnia WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:  National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements. 

The National Sleep Foundation. 

Natural Standard and Natural Medicines Comprehensive database.

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on October 11, 2017

SOURCES:  National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements. 

The National Sleep Foundation. 

Natural Standard and Natural Medicines Comprehensive database.

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on October 11, 2017

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