Hormone secreted by the pineal gland in reponse to darkness. Regulates circadian rythms, is antioxidant and anti-endotoxin. Used to promote sleep.<br />

Another reason to take melatonin

Submitted by Jim K on Sat, 2006-01-14 15:05

As we know, Cpn binding endotoxin uses up melatonin and supplementation has been helpful to a lot of us. In addition it's an excellent antioxidant. The study below adds even another reason to supplement it:

J Pineal Res. 2005 Oct;39(3):266-75.

Melatonin neutralizes neurotoxicity induced by quinolinic acid in brain tissue culture.