Natural menopause sleep aid

Improve Your Sleep Quality and Duration

Good, deep, refreshing sleep is often a casualty of perimenopause and menopause, as hormonal fluctuations, particularly in estrogen and progesterone, can wreak havoc on our sleep patterns. Whether it's menopausal insomnia—waking in the night and finding it difficult to fall back asleep—or being woken by a hot flush, breaking into a sweat, throwing off the bedclothes, then waking damp and frozen later in the night—several times per night—it's no wonder menopausal women can be tired and irritable. Add in extra stress if you're a mother with children working through exams; elderly parents needing assistance; a demanding professional position; or all of the above.

Recognising the importance of sleep during this phase of life is crucial, as it not only affects daily functioning but also the way we navigate the physical and emotional rollercoaster of perimenopause and menopause.

Menopause and sleep

Quality sleep is the body's reset button and is a fundamental pillar of overall well-being, but it's not just about the number of hours we’re getting each night; the quality of our sleep matters too. During deep sleep, the body engages in a range of essential maintenance tasks, often collectively referred to as restorative functions; these include tissue growth, cellular repair, memory consolidation, and regulating hormones that help manage stress, anxiety, appetite, and mood.

Chronic and prolonged sleep problems can lead to depression, anxiety, and poor cognitive function (brain fog), as well as low energy, irritability, and mood swings, and can also exacerbate any other symptoms you are experiencing too. 

Our natural menopause sleep aid 

Having been there ourselves and understanding what women need, when creating our menopause sleep aid, we focused on reducing stresses and tension, supporting relaxation, and promoting deep sleep—without causing drowsiness or "hangover" effects the next day.

Our Sleep supplement combines natural herbal and nutritional ingredients, scientifically proven to deliver results. Formulated with magnesium, a fundamental requirement for healthy deep sleep; Californian poppy, known for its fast-acting sedative effects; passionflower, a Western herbal medicine used for centuries to treat insomnia; and hops to support the production of GABA in the brain, improving both your sleep quality and duration.

Natural, effective and non-habit-forming. Here's why we believe it's the best sleep supplement for menopause and perimenopause:

Magnesium Glycinate:

Adequate magnesium, in general, is essential for sleep as it regulates the body's production of melatonin, the hormone responsible for the sleep-wake cycle. However, magnesium glycinate takes this effect to the next level.

When it comes to sleep, this particular form of magnesium not only encourages the onset of sleep but also ensures a deeper and more undisturbed rest. Magnesium glycinate's unique structure is more easily absorbed by the body, allowing it to effectively calm the nervous system and reduce stress. By doing so, it minimises the chances of nighttime waking and restless sleep, enabling you to stay asleep throughout the night. Moreover, magnesium glycinate's ability to relax the muscles aids in alleviating those uncomfortable nighttime leg cramps and muscle spasms associated with Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) 


Hops is a very popular traditional Western sleep remedy, for good reason. The compounds found in hops, such as flavonoids and essential oils, have a calming effect, making them a soothing solution for sleep-related issues. These compounds contribute to enhancing the production and effectiveness of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), GABA acts as a natural sedative, quieting overactive neural pathways that often lead to racing thoughts and anxiety, making it easier to fall asleep and stay asleep. And because hops contains phyto-estrogens, it also helps to ease perimenopause and menopausal symptoms.

Californian Poppy:

Californian poppy, a revered traditional Western herbal medicine, is known for its remarkable fast-acting sedative effects. This vibrant orange wildflower, native to California, has long been used as a gentle sedative to address sleep disturbances, ease anxiety, nervous tension and restlessness. The plant contains a wealth of bioactive compounds, particularly isoquinoline alkaloids, which are known for their calming properties, easing you into a peaceful, uninterrupted slumber and a more restorative and rejuvenating rest.


Passionflower, a Western herbal medicine that's been used for centuries to treat insomnia, is packed with compounds, such as flavonoids and alkaloids, known for their calming properties and powerful sedative effects.

Passionflower doesn't just help you fall asleep; it supports you in staying asleep by reducing restlessness and anxiety. Its impact on the central nervous system promotes relaxation, helping you to fall asleep and stay asleep much more easily. Like hops, passionflower supports the brain's production of GABA, calming the brain, and improving sleep quality and duration.


How quickly will the Sleep capsules work?

All four herbal and nutritional active ingredients used in our Sleep formula are fast-acting and will help you drift off to a deep sleep within 30–40 minutes of taking it. 

Can I take Sleep with other The Menopause Co. products?

Absolutely, we believe that the path to menopause health is as unique as you are, which is why we take a personalised approach focused on customised combinations of targeted supplements for results you can actually feel. 

For best results, start with Foundation, designed to give you the perfect supplement foundation to support you on your journey of menopause health. From here, simply mix and match to target your unique combination of symptoms.

Shop Sleep with an additional 15% off with our subscription service, knowing your supplements will arrive when you need them, stress-free.


The Menopause Co. products are designed to be compatible with other menopause treatments. If in doubt, talk to your health professional. Always read the label and folow the directions for use.


Discover our range of evidence-based supplements, developed with mind and body nutrients to support your body and your needs before, during, and after this transitionary life stage.


This article has been reviewed by our expert advisory team.


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