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If you’ve been around the Gummy Galaxy at all, you’ll know that we are some serious melatonin connoisseurs, forever searching for the best melatonin gummies.
We’ve become very familiar with at least a dozen different brands of sleep gummies over the past year, finishing every bottle, making notes, writing reviews, and sleeping.
Sleeping a lot.
Why? Well, first off, we love sleeping, and secondly, we’ve kind of come to hold melatonin gummies as the gold standard for gummy vitamins.
You can tell pretty quickly if they work, there’s all kinds of opportunities to elevate your sleep experience with various ingredients and supplements, plus it’s just kind of a fun nighttime ritual to pop a little dream bean before bed.
👉 If you want to take a deep dive into melatonin + sleep gummies, check out our Sleep Gummies 101.
So we’re here with our list of the best melatonin gummies out there. It was hard work narrowing down the winners, but we think these 5 cover all the important categories:
Here we go!
1. Sugarbear Sleep Vitamins
🏆 Best Overall Sleep Gummy
We were certainly a little skeptical of both Sugarbearhair’s Instagram Influencer brigade and their “Rest Well Blend,” a proprietary formulation which makes it hard to know exactly how much of what is in these.
But the proof is in the gummy, as they say, and these could possibly be the most epic sleep gummies on the market, at least that we’ve tried.
Packed with 6mg of melatonin per serving (2 gummies) and a variety of other helpers like l-theanine, magnesium, 5-HTP, Valerian, Lemon Balm, and vitamin B6, you’ll fall asleep held fast in these powerful paws.
Not only do we sleep like we’re hibernating when we take these, it really did seem like our baseline mood improved over the course of a month or so, possibly due to the 5-HTP, which your body can use to increase your serotonin levels.*
We also love magnesium supplements in our sleep routine, and these are the only melatonin gummies that we’ve found with magnesium!
The SugarBear Sleep Vitamins are basically like the swiss army knife of dreamland. Plus, if you order from SugarBear, you can get an adorable pair of Sleep Socks!
See you in the spring!
2. SmartyPants Immunity Nighttime
🏆 Best Immunity Sleep Gummy
We adore SmartyPants, and their high quality gummies & rigorous science. We also adore sleep gummies that give us some immune support* while we’re recharging.
These not only contain the Queens of Sleep, melatonin (2mg) and l-theanine, plus immunity classics like vitamin C and zinc, they also have 125% RDA of the mighty D3 and a solid dose of prebiotics and probiotics, something we rarely (never?) see in a melatonin gummy!
While 2mg is on the lower end of the spectrum for melatonin gummies, sometimes a lighter touch like this is best for avoiding that morning grogginess that can come with higher doses.
This one is especially our go-to for the winter months.
3. Charlotte’s Web Sleep Gummies
🏆 Best CBD Sleep Gummy
There is no dreamier pairing than CBD + melatonin, and no dreamier CBD Sleep Gummy than Charlotte’s Web.
But Charlotte’s Web wins out for us, for two reasons.
One, there’s just something kind of ineffably more effective about these, in our experience. 30 minutes after taking these, we are blissed out and being carried away to dreamland.
Two, we’re huge fans of the flavor – there’s a real earthy hemp dankness that blends perfectly with the Raspberry flavors.
We understand if this flavor profile might not be your personal preference, though!
If that’s the case, we definitely recommend either the Highline Wellness, a delicious sparkling blueberry flavor which has 5mg of melatonin and 10mg of broad-spectrum cannabinoid hemp extract, or the Not Pot, which has 3mg of melatonin and 20mg of hemp extract.
For comparison, the Charlotte’s Web CBD Sleep Gummies have 3mg of melatonin and 10mg of full spectrum hemp extract.
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4. Olly Sleep Gummies
🏆 Best Melatonin Gummy For Beginners
These ones were our gateway into the Melatonin Cosmos, and we’ll always have a certain fondness for these.
The Olly Sleep are simple, effective, and delicious melatonin gummies.
While they’ve since been eclipsed on our nightstands by fancier, multi-tasking dream beans, they remain a solid entry in the roster, and the perfect place to dip your toe in, if you’re just starting your melatonin journey.
The Ollys have 3mg of melatonin, plus l-theanine and the holy trinity of botanical extracts: chamomile, passionflower, and lemon balm.
Did we mention they’re delicious? We did, and they are. The “Blackberry Zen” flavor is still a standout in the gummy galaxy.
5. Vitafusion Melatonin Gummies
🏆 Best Budget-Friendly Melatonin Gummy
These were a more recent exploration for us, and we were pleasantly surprised at how much we like these gummies.
Vitafusion is a gummy juggernaut, and while we personally tend to lean towards the boutique and premium edges of the gummy cosmos, there’s no denying that Vitafusion is really good at what they do: making affordable and effective gummies that you can get pretty much anywhere.
These gummies have 3mg of melatonin, plus the same trifecta of botanicals as the Ollys: chamomile, passionflower, and lemon balm. And the best part? The White Tea and Peach flavor that apparently won the 2018 “ChefsBest Excellence Award.”
Oh, and these are also sugar-free (they’re sweetened with Sucralose).
If you love savings as much as sleeping, scoop up some of these.
We hope this helps give some guiding light in your search for the best melatonin gummies! If there’s anything you think should be on this list, definitely drop us a note!
As we’re sure you know, the Sleep Gummy Cosmos is ever-expanding, and we’re riding those waves: check out all our Melatonin Gummy Reviews!
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