5 HTP 120 Veggie Capsules

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  • Item Number: BN1000
  • Serving Size: 1 Capsule(s)
  • Servings per Container: 120
  • Amount per Container: 120 Capsules
  • Price per Serving: $0.18
  • Price per Unit*: $0.18
  • * Price Per Unit may reflect product's price per capsule, tablet, ounce, fluid ounce, etc.
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  • MFG # 201
  • UPC # 812806102013
  • 5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) is the immediate precursor in the biosynthesis
    of the neurotransmitter 5-hydroxytryptamine (5 HT or serotonin). 5-HT is
    synthesized from the amino acid L-tryptophan. 5-HTP has replaced the use of
    L-tryptophan in the United States. In 1989 patients taking L-tryptophan
    developed a negative and debilitating reaction called eosinophilia-myalgia
    syndrome.

    Upon further study it was determined that the culprit was not the L-tryptophan
    but a bacterial contaminate in the formula. All L-tryptophan products
    associated with the syndrome were found to come from genetically modified
    bacterial recombinant production methods. Even though L- tryptophan was
    proven to be safe‚ it never recovered from this incident. 5-HTP was created to
    fill the gap created by the removal of L-tryptophan from the marketplace.



    These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.

Official Website: http://www.bio-genesis.com

Serving Size: 1 Capsule
Servings Per Container: 120

Amount Per Serving / % DV

5HTP (5-hydroxytryptophan) 50 mg / **

**Daily Value not established.

Other ingredients: Cellulose‚ rice flour‚ and silicon dioxide.

As a dietary supplement‚ take 1-2 capsules
twice a day between meals or as directed by
your healthcare professional.

Keep tightly capped and store in a cool‚ dry place.
Keep out of reach of children. If pregnant or breast
feeding‚ consult your healthcare professional before
use. Do not use if either tamper-evident seal is broken
or missing.

  • Veggie Product

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  • By Bea
    from Alexandria, VA

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    5/15/2013

    Tryptophan improves sleep quality.

    I ordered 5 HTP because of sleep disorder. I read that it can help dealing with stress and can balance mood as well. I am hopeful that it will work this way. It is pricey but I decided to buy it because I like the brand.

    Pros

    Cons

      the price

    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
  • By Pureformulashopper
    from Lafayette, LA

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    10/14/2012

    Recommended for depression GREAT for sl

    5 HTP was recommended by my doctor for depression but when I took it in the daytime it put me into a restful heavy sleep. It helps with depression but I strongly recommend this for those having sleep problems. I take it a half hour before bed. I purchased this in a natural form as I read that synthetics are not advised for this amino acid. Great quality in a veggie capsule.

    Pros

      I am impressed with the quality and effects.

    Cons

      There is nothing I dislike about this item.

    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     

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