- MFG # 8101
- UPC # 018647081016
5-Hydroxytryptophan‚ or 5-HTP‚ is the direct precursor to serotonin‚ an important neurotransmitter that participates in the regulation of emotional moods‚ sleep/wake cycles‚ nerve thresholds‚ and appetite. Extracted from plant sources (Griffonia simplicifolia)‚ 5-HTP is a natural alternative to synthetic L-tryptophan‚ which is now available by prescription only. In addition to increasing serotonin levels‚ 5-HTP causes an increase in levels of endorphins and other neurotransmitters that may be low in some clinical situations. Serotonin is an important initiator of sleep‚ and 5-HTP has been studied for many positive benefits with sleeplessness. Research also suggests increased serotonin levels may promote early satiety for appetite regulation.
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Serving Size: 1 Capsule
Amount Per Serving / % DV
5-Hydroxytryptophan (Griffonia simplicifolia) 100mg / *
*Daily Value (DV) not established.
Cellulose‚ vegetable stearine.
1 capsule per day‚ before a meal or at bedtime‚ or as directed.
This product should not be combined with antidepressant medication.
Not appropriate for pregnant or lactating women.
Allergy / Dietary Needs
- Artificial Flavor Free
- Excipients Free
- Preservative Free
- Vegetarian Product
- Made In The Usa
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