5-HTP, 50 mg
Item #: 0097
Size: 30 Capsules
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5-HTP, 50 mg
- Neurotransmitter Support
- Natural Source
- Supports Positive Mood
5-HTP is a safe, natural and nonprescription nutrient. This product is used for better sleep, better mood, and more serotonin. 5-HTP can help you sleep and can help reduce anxiety by boosting serotonin and melatonin. 5-HTP, the intermediate metabolite between the amino acid L-tryptophan and serotonin, is extracted from the bean of an African plant (Griffonia simplicifolia).
is a metabolite (a substance produced by metabolism) of the amino acid tryptophan. You may know tryptophan as the substance in turkey that makes you feel like taking a nap after Thanksgiving dinner. 5-HTP is a direct precursor of the important inhibitory neurotransmitter serotonin, which is secreted in response to mood or emotion swings. Serotonin soothes and calms and brings about feelings of contentment. It is also the precursor to the antioxidant and sleep enhancer called melatonin, which is produced in the pineal gland by the conversion of serotonin.
As a dietary supplement, take 1 capsule daily preferably on an empty stomach at bedtime.
Serving size: 1 capsule, (30 servings per container)
5-HTP (5 hydroxytryptophan): 50mg
White Rice Powder
Contains No Yeast, Wheat, Gluten, Corn, Milk, Sugar, Salt, Colors, preservatives.
If you are currently taking antidepressant medications please consult a physician prior to use. May cause drowsiness.
|*Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.