Lower the bourbon, that's not the point. Drinks that are said to bring about sleep – except for a nightcap – will appear on all Instagram feeds (right next to personalized supplement subscriptions and vaporizable vitamins). You may have seen sleep-like brands like Snoooze, Som Sleep, Neuro Sleep, and Vital Proteins Collagen Shot, and you may have wondered if sleep drinks could finally help you find a good night's sleep.
Considering that more than one-third of people do not get the seven or more hours of sleep recommended by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine for optimal functioning, and 30 Up to 35 percent of people suffer from insomnia who do not want a shortcut.
"Many of these sleep drinks work because they contain ingredients that have been proven to improve sleep or relaxation, such as melatonin, valerian root, L-theanine, or magnesium," says Samantha Presicci, RD, chief nutritionist at Snap Kitchen.