Education | October 24, 2022

The Secret's in The Superblend

By Rory Coulter
The Secret's in The Superblend

Shuteye Chai, our new Mellö Superblend Latte, is a delicious and deeply nourishing all-natural, caffeine-free and dairy-free evening latte made from a healing blend of adaptogens, aminos, functional mushrooms, and magnesium, wrapped in a heavenly masala chai-inspired spiced body, crafted from the highest grade single origin ingredients, ethically sourced from some of the world’s best small-scale farms. The carefully selected rich, whole ingredients in Shuteye Chai reflect Ned’s values and celebrate Ned’s mission to help people feel better and live better through the powers of the natural world. Everything you love about Ned – in a cup.




The most bioavailable form of magnesium, magnesium glycinate has a calming effect on the brain and body, making it the preferred magnesium for helping to reduce anxiety and promote healthy sleep.


Working as a neurotransmitter in the brain, this naturally occurring amino acid helps calm the mind and soothe the nervous system to promote deep, restful sleep.


Found in tea, this naturally occurring amino acid supports calm and relaxation and promotes deep, restful sleep.


A powerful nervous system regulator, this healing adaptogenic medicinal mushroom has been used by indigenous communities for centuries to help the body adapt to stress and wind down after a long day. Our USDA certified organic chaga is wild harvested by independent foragers in Siberia.


Known as the “mushroom of immortality” in Traditional Chinese Medicine, this fortifying adaptogenic medicinal mushroom helps reduce anxiety and stress and promotes deep, restful sleep. Our USDA certified organic reishi is cultivated on small family farms in its native China.


Heralded as a miracle worker, this ancient Ayurvedic adaptogenic herb contains compounds that promote sleep and is believed to help people fall asleep faster, stay asleep longer, and experience higher quality sleep.


A gentle and calming anti-inflammatory, this multipurpose flower stimulates glycine in the body to help relieve stress and promote more restful sleep.


Bursting with vitamins and minerals, this revitalizing adaptogenic root helps boost gut health, cleanse the liver, and stabilize blood sugar, supporting uninterrupted sleep. 


Known as the “herb of longevity” in Traditional Chinese Medicine, this healing herb helps calm the brain and supports deep, restful sleep.


Used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years, this ancient spice acts as a mild sedative, containing compounds that promote calm and relaxation. The black pepper in our signature masala chai-inspired spice blend is cultivated by small rural farmers in the Quang Tri Province, the pepper capital of Vietnam, in partnership with Roots of Peace, a non-profit dedicated to supporting the world’s most vulnerable farmers and removing the remnants of war by helping turn former battlefields into productive farmlands.  Learn more about Roots of Peace >


An abundant source of natural melatonin, this ancient Ayurvedic spice can help regulate the sleep-wake cycle and promote better sleep. The green cardamom in our signature masala chai-inspired spice blend is sun-grown and hand-harvested for the highest color and flavor on a small multi-generational family farm located deep in the mountains to the east of Cobán in the Alta Verapaz Department of North-Central Guatemala, the cardamom capital of the world. 


A powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant, this ancient Ayurvedic spice works wonders relaxing your muscles and relieving tension to help you relax and sleep better.


A mild natural sedative, this ancient Ayurvedic spice helps you relax and fall asleep easier. The clove in our signature masala chai-inspired spice blend is cultivated by small farmers in the humid tropics of Kegalle in the Sabaragamuwa Province, the clove capital of Sri Lanka, the “Spice Island.”


Thought of in Ayurveda as “universal medicine”, this warming spice helps you relax before bedtime. The ginger in our signature spice blend is grown on small multi-generational family farms in Kaduna State in north-western Nigeria, home to the highest grade ginger where much of the indigenous ginger farming community is women. 


Used as a holistic natural remedy for centuries, this ancient Ayurvedic spice helps boost GABA levels in your brain, stimulating relaxing alpha waves that promote deeper, longer sleep.


Used as a natural sleep aid for centuries, this ancient Ayurvedic spice contains compounds that help bring balance and calm. The nutmeg in our signature masala chai-inspired spice blend is cultivated by smallholder farmers on the Banda Islands in the Indonesian province of Maluku, the indigenous home of nutmeg.


Dairy free and vegan friendly, this whole grain plant milk is high in the sleep-inducing amino acid tryptophan, which promotes better sleep.


Highly nutritious, this complete plant protein contains the amino acid tryptophan, which promotes better sleep.


Used by Buddhist monks for centuries, this natural zero-calorie sugar-free sweetener helps keep blood sugar levels stable for better sleep. 


Extracted from birch trees, this natural sweetener is a healthy alternative to sugar. 



Shuteye Chai, our new Mellö Sleep Latte, is all-natural, made exclusively from functional botanicals, funghi, herbs, plants, minerals, roots, and spices.

No Caffeine

No Dairy 

No Hemp

No Animal Products

No Artificial Sweeteners


No Preservatives