Peak Life Somnapure Reviews, Ingredients, Side Effects, and More

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I tried they're trial size but didn't realize I was going to be billed $39.98 after 14 days. The product doesn't work for me. They've charged my account now how do I put a stop to this & get my money back? -Mary


You’ll have to contact Peak Life regarding your order.  Here’s their phone number: 1-877-869-3304.- Rob

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If I took more than two a night would it make me more sleepy -Richard


Yes it would. But I wouldn't recommend that you do. To be safe, you should really only take supplements as directed.- Rob

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is it safe to take somnapure sleep aid if yhou drink beer? -Norma


There are no warnings on the label about not drinking alcohol, but I wouldn't overdo it.- Rob

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The Somnapure i bought smells bad.I could smell it before i opened it.Isthis normal? -Eddie


Not at all. I've never heard of this before. I would say you got a bad batch.- Rob

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does Somanapure exfect your vision? -carrie


I haven't heard of that as a side effect.   I recommend you discontinue use and see if it gets better.- Rob

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  1. I am trying this sleep aid for the he first time today. I will keep you all posted and give you my most honest opinion.

    There has not been one over the counter med that has helped me sleep. I’m crossing my fingers.

    I’m son exhausted with so many sleep less nights. Here’s to sleeping!

  2. I went to buy this product and read the label. It has Diphenhydramie in it, which is the same ingredient as in Benedyl an antihistamine.

    THAT will make you sleepy with out all the other stuff in it. This is NOT a natural ingredient.

    A recent article I read in a medical report says that Benedyl kills bran cells. No thanks.

    1. Hey Glynn,

      Somnapure Clinical Strength does contain Diphenhydramine, but the regular Somnapure uses only natural ingredients.
      Rob
      SupplementCritique.com

    2. I purchased mine from Peak and it does not have diphenhydramine in it. I am actually allergic to that drug.

      Somnapure works very well for me.
  3. I took Somnapure last night and one hour later checked my Blood pressure. It was normal.

    Usually it’s high. So in the morning I woke up and checked my BP.

    It was high. I took one Somapure capsule.

    One hour later checked BP again and it was within normal range.
    1. Hey Julie,
      That’s odd. There’s not really anything in Somnapure that would cause your blood pressure to go lower.

      Are we talking just a few points lower, or was it a massive drop?
      Rob
      SupplementCritique.com

    1. Hey Susan,

      Yes, the recommended dose is 2 pills. For me it took close to an hour for them to kick in.


      Rob
      SupplementCritique.com
  4. I went out and bought Somnapure last night and it was the first time that i have slept through the night. I had about 10hrs of sleep in 3 days and just could not fall asleep I was completely exhausted.

    Like i told you at the beginning that i took it for the first time and how amazed I was on hoe well that it works.I want to thank you for all of the comments along with your replies that you have posted on line. If it would not have been for you I don’t think that I would have tried Somnapure and reason being there are so many products out there that simply does not work or have side effects.I would like to thank you for doing such a good job in promoting Somnapure it really works and you do feel refresh and with a clear head when you wake up in the morning.

    Once again a huge thank you for all of your comments and replies that you posted on LIne.
  5. How does Somnapure compare to Irwin Naturals Power to Sleep PM in actually user experience? I have been very pleased with Power to Sleep PM, has more sleep/relaxation inducing ingredients, and it’s actually cheaper than Somnapure on internet sites.

    1. Hey Kellie,

      I haven’t actually tried Power to Sleep so I can’t compare them, but if it’s working for you and it’s cheaper than the competition, I’d stick with it.
      Rob
      SupplementCritique.com

  6. ingredients from bottle?
    valerian 500 mg
    lemon balm 300 mg
    l-theanine 200 mg
    hops 120 mg
    chamomile 50 mg
    passion flower 50 mg
    melatonin 3 mg
    i take 10 mg melatonin right now and i have a very hard time falling asleep. i will try th somnapure tonight. hope it helps.
  7. Rob, I have taken many sleep aids over the years and even prescription Ambien . Does this product need to build up in your system to work , like most herb based products?

    Or do you feel the affects the first time taking it?
    1. Hey Carol,

      Actually, it works pretty quickly. Melatonin, Valerian Root, and L-Theanine will all affect you within 30 minutes to an hour.


      Rob
      SupplementCritique.com
  8. This product worked for me the first time I used it months ago but after that..nothing. I end up having to take Benedryl 50mg and still toss and turn 2-3 hours a night.

    I really need something that helps without perscription.
  9. I asked for the 14 day trial of Somnapure natural sleep aid . But did not want eny more of it , but peaklife sent me a months worth enyway,and I do not want it . what do I do about this problem.Please help me.

    Thank you
    1. Hey Linda,

      You’ll have to contact Peak Life regarding your order. Here’s their phone number: 1-877-869-3304. When you sign up for the 14 day trial, they send you a month’s supply and you have 14 days (from order date) to contact them and let them know you don’t want to receive any more on top of the 30 day supply. If you don’t, they’ll keep sending it to you month after month.


      Rob
      SupplementCritique.com
    1. Hey Cp,

      Sure. Give me a few weeks, and I’ll let you know when it gets posted to the website.


      Rob
      SupplementCritique.com
  10. I just tried for first time. I took it at 11:00 pm.

    I slept about five hours and forced myself to get up. I had breakfast and fell asleep again on my chair watching
    TV for another three.

    Hours. I wonder how many hours the daily sleep effect lasts?

  11. For Mark (May 22 2015 message):
    Sometimes the simplest solution is the most practical: Have you considered going to bed at 10 PM instead of at midnight? Once you can stop fretting about your early-rising neighbor, perhaps you can relax enough to sleep without waking up in the middle of the night.

    1. Hey June,
      You’ll have to contact Peak Life regarding your order, we don’t sell this stuff. Here’s their phone number: 1-877-869-3304

      Rob
      SupplementCritique.com

  12. i just order my samples hope it works am so sick of taking pills so i hope this one works and no side affect at all i pray not.
    1. Hey Denise,

      I had good results with it, just a little sleepy the next day. Make sure you’re familiar with the terms and conditions of the trial, so you know how to cancel the automatic shipments that may have been set up by ordering the trial if you need to.


      Rob
      SupplementCritique.com
  13. Which is ACTUALLY BETTER, ALTERIL or SOMNAPURE???
    Since people ingest these products including myself WE WANT HONEST ANSWERS to our queries!!!

    1. Hey Jim,

      My preference is for Alteril, mainly because it doesn’t make me groggy the next day like Somnapure does.

      Rob
      SupplementCritique.com
    1. Hi Robert,
      You would have to contact them directly to cancel, here’s their phone number: 1-877-869-3304

      Rob
      SupplementCritique.com
  14. I would like to cancel my 15 day free trial. I order it on 06/08/15, I am allergic to one of the ingredients in this product,and as of 06/12/15 I haven’t recieved the product, so again please cancelmy order.

    Thank you

    1. Hey Deborah,
      You’ll have to call them to cancel, here’s their phone #: 1-877-869-3304

      Rob
      SupplementCritique.com
  15. Just some advice about the ingredients.
    Nightmares are from the Melatonin.
    Headaches this products has hops in it. Beer is made from hops.

    You have an instant hang over if it isn’t processed correctly.
    Diarrhea possibly a combo of the valerian root and the hops.

    Personally I like alteril.

    There is still melatonin in it, but it truly works wonders. And I am on prescribed trazodone and klonopin to help me sleep.

    They need a boost. Lately since I am out of the Alteril I have been taking 3mg of melatonin with my rx’s.

    I haven’t had any issues.

    Melatonin is made by the brain. The older you get, the less melatonin is created.

    Affecting sleep. I have found it in 1, 3, and 5 mg doses.

    We can safely take up to 6 mg every 24 hours. But if you have a sensitivity to it, you will have nightmares, or night frights.

  16. Like anything else it depends on an individuals
    body chemistry
    Didn’t work for me
    was hoping it would
    went from falling asleep naturally to using ambien.
  17. For those of you that are having trouble sleeping straight through the night, stop thinking this a problem. What is normal is to have two sleep periods, with a period of wakefulness in between. The first I saw it mentioned was in the book Don Quixote.

    But since then there have been articles in scientific magazines about the phenomena of two sleep periods.
  18. I made me sleep well and felt really calm and in control during the day, not only did it help with my sleep but my anxiety as well , but I am concerned that my urine has gotten really dark and cloudy, and I am haveing lower back pain, like maybe I could be having some kidney issues. Anybody else experience this.

    1. Hey Matthew,

      I haven’t heard of anyone having kidney issues caused by Somnapure. I recommend you visit your doctor to find out what’s going on.


      Rob
      SupplementCritique.com
  19. You have to take the full 2 weeks trial supply without skipping. After then you’ll begin to experience improvement.

    I’ve taken Somnapure, 2 pills, every night for 6 weeks now. My sleep continue to improve..sleeping 6 hours straight some nights.

    If I wake up I usually fall back to sleep. I don’t lie awake anymore fighting to go to sleep.

    I also don’t experience any of the side effects that others mentioned. I had insomnia for more than 30 years, and I rarely use Ambien now.

  20. Sent for the free sample, next month got a bigger bottle and was charged to my account! Felt like I was ripped off!!

    1. I ordered a month’s supply online. I had no idea that I was signing up for automatic monthly mail order.

      Over drew my account. No happy!

  21. I haven’t used it but had to check a “star” to submit this comment. One of the reviewers wondered why the supplement smelled so bad.

    It’s the Valerian Root. That stuff stinks to high heaven. When I had it in my house I had to put the supplement bottle inside a canning jar to contain the smell.

    I’m glad it works for some people. For me, a hot bath just before bed is the simplest cheapest sleep aid I discovered within the last year.

    Like a miracle – for me at least.
  22. I have been taking Somnapure for over a year and get a good night’s sleep with NO side effects. It’s all natural.

    I have neuropathy from having had Chronic Lyme Disease so it helps calm my nerves. Anyone who said they have side effects, leads me to ask, what else do you take with it ?

    My MD is also a homeopathy and she said it’s the L-theanine in it that puts you to sleep. I buy it at Wal-Mart.

    It is also sold at CVS, GNC & Wallgreen stores. It comes with a $2 discount coupon that you can use at time of purchase.

    I do recommend it to my friends and they too have had good results.
    1. Oh forgot to mention that my cat loves the smile of it. It’s like catnip to her. she knows right-away when I open the bottle and comes running.

      She fights me for the pill. She’s so funny.

  23. I read through the reviews here as I do have trouble sleeping and have been wondering which approach may be the better. I want to say to those reviewers who tried the free sample, I have had a great deal of experience with “free samples”, they are seldom “free”.. the best way to deal with ANY free sample is to simply cancel as soon as you get it in the mail – this way you have your cancellation number, (save this), and will not be billed a large amount later. Next, to those who seemed to think they were speaking to the sellers, manufacturer’s or providers of the actual product, this is a REVIEW site.. meant to help us.. or anyone who is considering buying a product.

    It is a service, and not in the business of selling products. … Think of it as a “Better Business Bureau” for internet sales Thank you, Rob for the site. It is informative and a fantastic idea.

    Also, a lot of extra work to maintain . Good Job ! 🙂 Diana

  24. I ordered the product for $2.99 and immediately called them regarding the automatic payments. They cancelled the automatic payments.

    I don’t like how they were not clear regarding the automatic payments. I took one instead of two the first night.

    I awoke in the middle of the night with a splitting headache like someone hit me with a baseball bat. I was so groggy that I returned to sleep.

    When I awoke in the morning, I felt like I was going to experience a migraine. I also had strange dreams and diarrhea.

    So, obviously, I won’t be taking it again
  25. I have taken the 2 tabs for about 4 nights straight and still wake up every 2 hours as before but I have nightmares in those every 2 hours of sleep and I have had diarrhea for the last few days but never realized or thought of these pill causing it before I read all the comments this I can do without I am going to cancel, hopefully I wont have any problems it’s only been less than a week
  26. The comments I’m reading are enough to change anybody’s mind about taking a sleep aid.
    Matter of fact, counting sheep still works the best
    because of the cost ( 0) and no side effects(0)
    I think I’ll keep on with that but thanks for the reviews even if they may be paid testimonials

  27. Hey Dave,

    This is a review site. We don’t sell Somnapure or any supplement.

    What happened is that by signing up for the free trial, they automatically set you up for their autoshipment program. You’ll need to contact the company to cancel.

    Their customer service number is 1-877-869-3304. Good luck.
    Rob
    SupplementCritique.com

  28. my roommate had been on ambien for years. i bought a bottle of somnapure for her and now she no longer needs the ambien. she sleeps the whole 8 hours now without waking up. i first got a bottle at amazon but found some on ebay for 50 cents a pill with shipping if i buy the sample packs of 4 in a lot of 50. thats 200 pills for 50 bucks. i also just purchased a bottle of somnapure pm at amazon and am going to let her try that also.
  29. Somnipure PM gave me a scary rash on my neck, and upset tummy. Also with the neck rash, and look like bug bite, sorta went into panic mode.

    So, no more for me. Now i need a cup of sleepytime tea, or hot chocolate, to calm my nerves.

    Bad skin reaction.
  30. I have had problems sleeping for years and decided to try Somnapure. I have been taking two capsules each night for the past week.

    Unfortunately Somnapure isn’t working for me in any way whatsoever. I will continue taking the capsules until my supply runs out as Somnapure is rather pricy.

    However, it looks like I will continue to be plagued by insomnia. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

    1. Hey Bill,

      When it comes to herbal sleep remedies, it’s really about finding the one with the combination of herbs that works best for you… which may be different than what works for me. That said, I would recommend you try Alteril. I didn’t like the smell, but it’s the one that works best for me.

      Rob
      SupplementCritique.com
  31. Well, I ordered the product with the intent to cancel during the trial period since it advertised that I could get at local pharmacy. I neglected to do that so I finally tried it after I already rec’d 3 shipments.

    I have been on a addictive script for sleep and wanted to get off! Tried melatonin, valerian root separately and had no response.

    Well tonight was the 2nd time I took and it did indeed get me to sleep w/o my script. However on both occasions including tonight I had very weird upsetting dreams that ultimately woke me up an hour or so after falling asleep!

    I will be calling to cancel hoping I don’t go thru the negative experiences others had. I may try cutting back to one vs. 2 that is recommended but don’t like the idea of automatic billing so I’ll see where that goes when I call.

  32. Did not work for me at all. Read some of the above responses, 75 dollars automatically after 18 days?

    That will make you lose sleep.
  33. I’ve been taking Somnapure for about a month. I wasn’t sleeping at all now I find I fall asleep but still wake up between 2 and 3 and don’t fall back to sleep until about 4:30, then I seem to sleep really well until about 7.

    What I am trying to find out is if anyone has experienced really bad diarrhea while taking this product.
  34. As a pharmacist, I would not purchase, nor recommend, a product like Somnapure when it seems virtually impossible to find the exact contents/capsule – e.g., how many mg of melatonin – 1, 2, 3 or other mg /capsule? The same with regard to the other ingredients.

    They have to be on the product lable, but the company and others seem to hide those important facts.
    1. To the pharmacist that said the strength of the supplements in Somnepure by Peak Life. My bottle gives the strength of all the ingredients such as 3mg of Melatonin, 500mg of Valarian Root Extract, etc.

    2. I am on my second bottle of Somnapure. Got both from Amazon.

      First one was tablets and second was supposed to be capsules since I needed a pill glide to swallow the tablet. Said capsules in photo and on a strip of paper taped on the bottle.

      I received tablets. Amazon apologized and offered to send me a prepaid label.

      Seems there are two different products and two different labels. Contents amounts are listed on the tablet bottle but ingredients differ from capsule bottle.

      I gather from what I have read here that there are extra ingredients in the capsules.
  35. I ordered the free trial and luckily when received I noticed it said I was signed up automatically to be sent more. I immediately called and cancelled and they were actually very nice.

    They then gave me a special buy 2 get 1 free. As far as using this it does seem to relax me when I go to bed. still wake up about 3 times during the night but go back to sleep.

    My bottle does not look the same as this bottle though. Mine is green and says Somnapure PM.

  36. I think one capsule is enough as 3 mg. of melatonin may be too much for some people. I also take Midnight which has only 1.5 mg. of melatonin, and the combo is about right for me.
  37. I tried the free trial and when I found out they charged so much for more, I cancelled right away. I later found some on sale at a CVS and even got a $2 discount, so I’m going to take it awhile longer.

  38. Alteril is a great product. Most people I have refered it to have had success with it as well.
    Resue Stress is another product for times when your mind is too busy and wont let you sleep, It is a spray, just about 5 pumps into your mouth that tastes like a Margarita in a bottle will put a stop to your busy brain and let you sleep.
    Sleepy time Tea is also a good attempt to get rest.
    Hope these products help someone sleep.
    PS talking to God also seems to help too.
    just saying!
  39. Glad I looked up more info about Somnapure… had no idea about the auto-ship with order of the sample. Thanks everyone for your comments.

    I was able to cancel my order quickly over the phone. Even though the person helping me was none-so pleased when I said I really didn’t want any more of the product.

  40. I also tried Alteril and it did work great, with no middle of the night wake-ups. But, I am concerned about the safety of L Tryptophan .

    I am uncomfortable with the current research which is inconclusive on safety.

    I also have used Somnapure and found it effective, but have similar concerns with continued use of Valerian Root.

    Thanks for your response.
    1. I think a moderate dose of valerian is safe, but it does seem to cause strange dreams. It is also used for general anxiety and is ingredient in some herbal sleep teas, so you could try a different form and see if it works better.

  41. I have been awake for almost 30 years. I’ve tried every prescription that never really helped and want a more natural approach.

    I tried Somnapure at its recommended dosage and was wide awake all night. I doubled the dose the next night (4pills), waking up every hour, so no real rest just chopped episodes of dozing.

    The next night I added valerian to it….nothing. Last night I took 6 Somnapure, 10 valerian @ 450mg, additional 5mg of melatonin and I dozed on and off for about 4 hours.
    I NEED HELP!!!!

      1. I’m sorry, but, what the heck is wrong with you? Why would you speak that way to someone who says she is suffering?

        You sound to me like a person who could use a strong dose of basic human compassion.
  42. Thank you for the analysis of ingredients. Few sites are so straightforward, honest, and willing include a breakdown of the components, and explanation of the history and traditional usage of each.

    Thank you.
  43. I took the recommended dosage only one time and slept very well, although in the morning I felt terrible. I think I will take half the dosage the next time and see what the results are.

    I am not a small person so for me to react this way tells me it has way too much of something in it to take the recommended dosage.

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