Pineal Gland Hormone

The Location and Function of the Pineal Gland and its Hormone

  • The pineal gland was the last discovered of the endocrine glands.
  • The location of the pineal gland is near the centre of the brain
  • The pineal gland is approximately 1/3 inch long and is shaped like a pine cone
  • Pineal cells and the cells that support the pineal cells called “neuroglial cells” are what the gland is comprised of.
  • The main pineal gland hormone secreted is melatonin, a hormone which helps in the maintenance of the circadian rhythm. It is also a hormone known for its regulation of reproductive hormones.
  • One issue surrounding the functionality of the pineal gland is that it is often showing as calcified in x-rays
pineal gland hormone

The pineal gland hormone is:


The secretion of melatonin by the pineal gland is dictated by light. Melatonin’s main role is in the maintenance and control of the circadian rhythm alongside its work in regulating certain reproductive hormones.
What makes the pineal gland so fascinating is its potential to fuse a connection between our physical bodies and the higher energetic realms. Some may refer to this connection as the gateway to soul ascension, the astral or lucid dream state which comes with it a wellspring of regenerative energetic healing, enlightenment and interconnectedness to the world and all its living counterparts.

  • The pineal gland takes environmental information and turns it into chemical and electrical signals.
  • For years the belief has been that the pituitary gland is the master gland of the endocrine system. Research has discovered convincing evidence of late that perhaps the pineal gland was meant to be crowned with that title.
  • The pineal gland has the potential to convert light, temperature and magnetic information derived from the environment into neuroendocrine signals. These signals are those that regulate and orchestrate the body’s functions.
  • The pineal gland is in charge of regulating our sleep wake cycle.¬†
  • The pineal gland is often referred to as the¬†third eye¬†with spiritual and intuitive beings¬†understanding it to be¬†the location where the sixth sense activates.
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