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GEM Sleep Essentials Bites Chocolate Cherry -- 28 Bites

GEM Sleep Essentials Bites Chocolate Cherry
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GEM Sleep Essentials Bites Chocolate Cherry Description

  • 120 mg of GABA
  • 200 mg of L-Theanine
  • 400 mg of Valerian Root
  • 28 Bites: (4 Packs - 7 Nutrient Bites Each)

What It Is: Sleep support in one simple bite. Blend of valerian root, L-theanine, magnesium, GABA and whole food sourced nutrients to help you fall asleep, stay asleep, and wake up restored.

Formulated For: Sleep + Mood + Restorative Health

How To Take: Enjoy 1 Bite Nightly

Flavor: Chocolate Cherry


Valerian root + GABA in our Sleep Essentials can help keep you cool, calm and collected, promoting full-body relaxation. Ease those way-too-stressful days away in one bite.



•Sleep quality

•Mood support

•Body + mind relaxation


Why We’re Different

Food > Pills
It’s not a snack. It’s not a vitamin. It’s real food (you know, the stuff your body knows and loves) designed to make you happy and self-healthy.

We’re free of synthetics, artificial ingredients, added sugar, soy, gluten, and animal products. It’s just good food (plants only!), packed in a bite.

Holistic by Design
Our bites are designed to work together to feed and support the whole you.


What's Inside



Why We Include It: Supports Sleep + Mood + Heart + Cellular Support
Rich in magnesium, decadent cacao doesn’t just taste delicious—its properties can support relaxation and promote healthy sleep.

Cherries + Dates

Why We Include It: Supports Gut + Metabolism + Digestion

We use dried fruits like cherries and dates that are chock full of vitamins and minerals such as calcium, potassium, magnesium, vitamin A, C, B-vitamins, and dietary fiber. This multi-beneficial combination can help support digestion, immunity, sleep and metabolism.


Why We Include It: Supports Sleep + Stress + Mood

GABA, a naturally occurring amino acid, can help maintain calm and promote healthy focus and sleep.

Golden Chlorella

Why We Include It: Supports Immune Support + Detox + Mood

Containing b-complex and zinc, golden chlorella can help to naturally ease the effects of stress and support the immune system.


Why We Include It: Supports Calm + Stress + Clarity

A key calm cultivator, pure l-theanine powder is an amino acid derived from green tea, known for its relaxing properties.


Why We Include It: Sleep + Mood + Brain

A natural body relaxer, our magnesium is sourced from Irish coast seawater to help promote deep, restful sleep & full body relaxation.

Why We Include It: Gut + Sleep
These prebiotic fibers are naturally derived from acacia fiber, oats + chicory root that can aid in a balanced digestion system. Research shows that a healthy gut has a direct relation to producing many important sleep chemicals.

Pumpkin Seeds
Why We Include It: Full Body Health
Green pumpkin seeds, also known as pepitas, are the naked version of the white seeds that you hull out while carving a pumpkin. They contain a wide variety of nutrients ranging from magnesium and manganese to copper, protein, and zinc.

Why We Include It: Sleep + Mood + Clarity + Cellular Support
Clinical research suggests rosemary can help support mood, sleep and clarity.

Valerian Root
Why We Include It: Sleep + Stress + Mood

Locally sourced from the USA, valerian root has been used for centuries to naturally promote sleep and a sense of calm.


Eat one bite close to bedtime. GEM is shelf-stable and refrigeration is not required.
Free Of
Soy, gluten, dairy and animal products.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 Piece (10 g)
Servings per Container: 28
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Total Fat1 g1%
   Saturated Fat0 g0%
   Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Sodium25 mg1%
Total Carbohydrate5 g2%
   Dietary Fiber Less than1 g3%
   Total Sugars3 g
     Incl. 0g Added Sugars0%
Protein1 g
Vitamin D0 mcg0%
Calcium20 mg2%
Iron2.4 mg15%
Potassium140 mg2%
Vitamin E0.7 mg4%
Folate35 mcg DFE8%
Vitamin B120.2 mcg6%
Magnesium210 mg50%
GABA120 mg*
L-Theanine200 mg*
Valerian Root400 mg*
Other Ingredients: Dates*, algae-based sleep support complex [cocoa powder (processed with alkali), magnesium hydroxide (from seawater), acacia fiber*, valerian root, colden chlorella, alphawave® pure L-theanine powder, gluten free oats*, phramgaba®, madagascar bourbon pure vanilla, pink sea salt, rosemary, mixed tocopherols (natural antioxidant), monk fruit extract], cherries (dried montmorency tart cherries, apple juice concentrate, sunflower oil), cacao bnibs (cacao, coconut palm nectar)*, crisped quinoa*, pumpkin seeds*, sunflower oil*, vegetable glycerin*, chicory root fiber, lemon extract*, natural flavor. *Organic

Our bites do not contain nuts but they do contain coconut which is a tree nut and they are processed on shared equipment with allergens such as nuts and wheat. The equipment is sanitized in between use to eliminate cross-contamination but if you are severely allergic to an allergen listed above, please consume GEM at your own discretion.

May contain pits and/or fragrments of shells.


Eating more than 3 bites is not recommended. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

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What is Yoga Nidra? Learn About the Ancient Relaxation Practice

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]One of the neat things about yoga is its range: It can be very active. Think Ashtanga. Or it can put you in a state that looks like sleep. Enter yoga nidra. To be clear, you're not actually asleep when you practice yoga nidra. But of all yoga types, yoga nidra requires the least physical effort. At its core, yoga nidra is systematic relaxation, a guided meditation. The practice “steers you away from external stimuli and takes you inward,” says Julie Murphy, a longtime yoga teacher based in Delray Beach, Fla., who has studied yoga nidra extensively and has three yoga nidra albums to her name. “It combines deepest relaxation with alert awareness as you learn how to relax consciously, allowing the body to fall asleep while keeping the mind gently aware and awake.” Read on to find out more about yoga nidra, whose techniques date back to 1,000 B.C., according to Murphy.

A Woman Lies on a Yoga Mat in a Relaxed State With Eyes Closed, Representing the Question, "What is Yoga Nidra?"

What is Yoga Nidra?

Is yoga nidra meditation or yoga?

Er, it's kind of both. Physical yoga is supposed to be meditation in motion. Yoga nidra has pretty much no physical element except focused breathing, so it achieves meditation in stillness.

How does a typical yoga nidra session unfold?

Yoga nidra involves listening to and following the prompts of a guide, who might, for example, direct you to draw your attention to different parts of your body after setting an intention, or sankalpa. “As you enter into the liminal state of not-quite-asleep yet not-wide-awake, the intention you place in your mind is amplified and strengthened, and it remains with you after the meditation is complete,” Murphy explains.

How long is a yoga nidra session?

It takes most people at least 20 minutes to begin to calm the chatter in their mind when they meditate in any style. That makes a 45-minute session ideal, and it’s what Murphy prefers. But if you only have a couple minutes or want a small taste of yoga nidra, try “Take a Breath,” a two-minute practice from Murphy's album Purpose.

How is yoga nidra different from other types of meditation?

Murphy points to three distinct characteristics of yoga nidra: It's done lying down (but not in bed). It includes an intention statement (the sankalpa, mentioned earlier). And almost the entire experience is guided, “with not much in the way of silence,” Murphy notes. “The voice of the meditation guide becomes an anchor to return to when you notice your focus drifting away.” (Murphy has a mesmerizing voice and accent, by the way.)

What are the benefits of yoga nidra?

“The techniques can cultivate a sense of inner peace,” Murphy says. “With repetition, your thoughts, beliefs, emotions, habitual patterns and aspirational intentions are revealed. As you tap into your inner wisdom, the practice ultimately becomes a gateway to positive personal transformation. This happens thanks to the deliberate connection you make to your heartfelt intention, and the insights gained during this yogic dream state.” Also, as with other meditation styles, yoga nidra can reduce stress and anxiety, improve sleep, enhance concentration and improve memory and mental clarity.

What are the biggest misconceptions about yoga nidra?

“Do yoga nidra to help you fall asleep,” Murphy says. “Because a direct translation of 'yoga nidra' is 'yogic sleep,' there’s a misconception that its purpose is to help you go to sleep. Yes, the mind does drift towards a sleep state, but it also maintains a level of relaxed awareness, where you receive the deeper benefits of the practice.” Many people do yoga nidra first thing in the morning to energize and motivate themselves for the day, or they do a short yoga nidra in the middle of the day in lieu of a power nap. “They might also do it to address a situation that’s calling for clarity,” Murphy says. “It’s so much more than just a relaxing meditation.”

Does yoga nidra require a guide, or can I do it on my own?

Most meditation styles are about finding your own private silence. And meditation is often something you want to be able to do on your own. Not yoga nidra. “There’s a reason that yoga nidra meditation is a guided practice: It helps you drop more easily into the conscious rest state of meditation,” Murphy says. “You’re simply listening, without 'trying to meditate.'” Still, it's possible to practice certain elements on your own — eventually. “Once you have an established practice and you’ve experienced several months of regular yoga nidra meditation, as well as having observed its effects on you, then you may want to try elements of the meditation on your own,” Murphy says. For example, you might do a self-guided body scan or draw your intention statement into other types of meditation.

I often fall asleep during yoga nidra. Should I?

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