The Truth About Melatonin Supplements: Are They Really What You Need?

Are you struggling with sleep and tempted to reach for that bottle of melatonin supplements by your bedside? While melatonin supplements may seem like a quick fix for your sleep troubles, have you considered if they are really what your body needs?

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OTC Melatonin vs Creating Your Own

Instead of flooding your brain with synthetic hormones, you can fuel it to create them naturally! How DELTA by BrainLuxury compares:



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Supports natural deep sleep with no side effects

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Can cause side effects, headaches & grogginess

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Refreshing mornings and no grogginess

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Labeled dosage can vary significantly - -83% - +478%

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Natural brain function, your brain is in control of your melatonin & serotonin production

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Average American overdoses with 4.8mg, vs. your brain making 0.1-0.8mg naturally

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Faster onset of sleep

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Can mess with your natural hormone balance

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No OTC melatonin, create your own

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Can cause a deregulation of your natural melatonin receptors

Is OTC melatonin what it seems?

Dr. Andrew Huberman

- Dr. Andrew Huberman

“It’s effective in that it can shift your circadian clock. But I am a strong believer in avoiding taking exogenous melatonin. First of all, it’s been well documented that many of the supplements that contain melatonin have far too much — 3 to 6 milligrams is a massive dose. Typically, the body makes very little melatonin.”

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Dr. Matthew Walker

- Dr. Matthew Walker

"Now, it can be somewhat efficacious, but the studies are equivocal. The US government does not regulate it, and from one different vendor to the next, the melatonin concentration relative to the bottle can be anywhere between 80% less to 460% more. So, it's a bit of a wild west, and you have to be quite careful. Most people tend to typically overdose with melatonin; they tend to typically take maybe five mg or 10 mg."

Is Melatonin A Good Sleep Aid?
Why We Sleep |Penguin Books UK

BrainLuxury is not endorsed by Andrew Huberman or Matthew Walker nor affiliated with either party.

Melatonin supplements are not the same as your OWN melatonin:

Not all melatonin is created equal.
Did you know that Over The Counter (OTC) melatonin is not ‘natural’? It is often mislabeled in terms of both the dose and the final ingredients. The ‘melatonin’ in melatonin supplements is a synthetic, lab-based version. Even some labeled natural are animal-based hormones. Both are different from your brain’s melatonin.

Melatonin supplement dosage varies dramatically:

Recently a Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine study found that the dose of OTC melatonin supplements varied from −83% to +478% of what was labeled! So you can be getting a lot less than you intended or way too much!
When the average American takes 5mg, you can do the math that the dose difference could be huge. Especially when your brain naturally only makes 0.1 - 0.8mg…

Too much OTC melatonin could downregulate your natural melatonin receptors:

Using OTC melatonin can cause a downregulation of your melatonin receptors.
Long-term use may change how your body produces natural melatonin and how the body’s receptors respond to your own natural melatonin.
Your system is flooded with a chemical version of a hormone, which isn’t the natural way. Not to mention the side effects some people experience.

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What if you helped your brain make your own melatonin instead?

With the right precursor nutrients, you can fuel your brain with the goodness it needs to produce the right amount of its own melatonin and serotonin.
With DELTA, your brain is in control without external hormones influencing its process. DELTA helps your brain get back to its best; its ingredients and unique formula support a natural sleep cycle. Your brain controls when your sleep and wake hormones kick in - at the right time and in the right amounts for you. With the correct nutrients, you produce melatonin and serotonin in line with a natural sleep architecture.

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Read what our customers have to say about DELTA.

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Great sleep results!

Having tried almost everything else for long-term sleep issues, I was a bit skeptical. Melatonin and SSRIs never worked. However, I tried a 10 Box of Delta and after first few uses all skeptical thoughts disappeared. My deep sleep quality increased, my mood was on top and funny thing, I never wanted to work so bad before. Great product.

- Austin M.

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I have tried all solutions on planet…

I have tried all solutions on planet earth for a better sleep. Pills, meditations, room set-up, but eventually nothing worked. My deep sleep was low and mornings were groggy. I was hopeless about the fact that I’ll be able to get back to the performance I’ve had in my 20s. Until I found delta…I took their 20 box which I used for a month (1 bottle every night from Monday to Friday) and my life started to pick up like it’s some kind of magic! Relationship with my family, work, health…It felt like in my deepest dreams that I had a hard time getting…Thank you so much for this amazing product! I’m putting it on subscription for sure.

- Ieva B

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Delta is great!

Delta is great! It has greatly improved my sleep. I have a much deeper sleep now! I even dream a lot now and can even remember my dreams! I have never dreamed so much! Now that I’m using Delta, I have much longer REM sleep and I wake up feeling refreshed!

- John C.

Get your brain back to its best with DELTA

Vegan - ingredients not derived from animal sources


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DELTA BrainLuxury™

Supports natural deep sleep without artificial melatonin.

DELTA BrainLuxury box of 20 bottles

DELTA BrainLuxury™

Supports natural deep sleep without artificial melatonin.

DELTA BrainLuxury box of 20 bottles
100% no animal ingredients.
No additives or artifical flavors.
Produced in our facility in Germany.
  • L‑Tryptophan, Glycine, MCT, Omega-3 Fatty Acids (EPA, DHA, ALA), Omega‑9 Fatty Acids, Magnesium, Zinc and others
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Improve your deep sleep.
Fall asleep faster.
Wake up refreshed.
No grogginess in the morning.
  • Recommended use: 1 bottle / night
  • Non-habit-forming

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Customer Reviews

Based on 76 reviews

tried alot of things and this stuff works well. helps aide in my sleep

Michael Perez
better than magnesium and epa alone


Nice product

I'm amazed at how wonderful this works. I immediately noticed a big difference after my first dose of Delta. I woke up refreshed and don't recall having any interruptions throughout the night. I used sleep iq to track my sleep pattern each night. I was surprised to see a sleep number that was over 90. I haven't had that kind of quality sleep in a long time. The next day without delta, my number dropped to the low 60s and I woke up really tired like the other days.
Delta really brings back the quality of sleep everyone needs. This is especially true for me because even after the 2nd and 3rd doses, sleep quality was back again. It's so nice to get the sleep I need throughout the night.

Holly C.
Woke up feeling more refreshed, focused, and ready to take on the day

After my first dose of DELTA, I immediately noticed an improvement in sleep quality - the effects only continued to improve over the next several days. I woke up less during the middle of the night than I normally do and as a result, woke up feeling more refreshed, focused, and ready to take on the day.

Mohammed K.
Helps a majority of people

Overall I believe the product helps a majority of people who are sleep deprived but depending on your habits and rituals it might not be a game changer if you already have everything dialed in.

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