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L-Tryptophan is an essential amino acid that may promote stress relief and healthy sleep in several ways. Being unable to get a good night's sleep may increase your stress level‚ which may ironically lead to you staying up at night worrying. L-Tryptophan by Pure Encapsulations is a convenient source of this amino acid‚ so you don't have to worry about having a perfectly balanced diet every day‚ either. Every capsule provides 500 milligrams of Tryptopure™ l-tryptophan.
Since l-tryptophan is a precursor to serotonin‚ it can spur your body's production of that neurotransmitter. Serotonin promotes relaxation‚ which may help you fall asleep more quickly and stay asleep longer. You may also experience less tossing and turning due to the fact that l-tryptophan can contribute to higher-quality sleep; effective‚ restorative sleep allows your muscles and other parts of the body to repair themselves so you can feel your best all day. Since serotonin production may naturally decline as you get older‚ L-Tryptophan supplements may relieve fatigue that is associated with the aging process.
Furthermore‚ l-tryptophan may help you relax and promote healthy emotional processing. Women may experience especially substantial benefits‚ particularly during that time of the month: you may be more likely to have a positive mood‚ largely due to decreased irritability during the menstrual cycle. Finally‚ tryptophan may work to lessen occasional food cravings. These L-Tryptophan capsules also contain vitamin B6 and niacin‚ which are cofactors that may support the absorption of the main ingredient.
Take two to six capsules per day‚ in divided doses between meals. At the recommended dosage‚ each 90-capsule bottle of Pure Encapsulations' L-Tryptophan Vegetable Capsules should last from 15 to 45 days.
Pure Encapsulations seeks to formulate and manufacture high-quality‚ hypoallergenic dietary supplements. Quality control during the formulation and manufacturing process is paramount. All Pure Encapsulations products are made with the most bioavailable ingredients possible.
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.
One vegetable capsule contains:
Niacinamide...................................................................................... 5 mg.. .
Pyridoxal 5’phosphate (activated B6)................................................. 5 mg.. .
L-tryptophan.............................................................. 500 mg.
Pure Encapsulations recommends 2-6 capsules daily‚ in divided doses‚ between meals.
Are There Any Potential Side Effects Or Precautions?
Not to be taken by pregnant or lactating women. l-Tryptophan can cause gastrointestinal (GI) side effects‚ including heartburn‚ belching and flatulence‚ nausea‚ vomiting or diarrhea. It has also been related to headache‚ dry mouth‚ visual blurring‚ ataxia‚ drowsiness and anorexia. Consult your physician for more information.
Are There Any Potential Drug Interactions?
Tryptophan is contra-indicated with serotonergic medications‚ including SSRI and MAO inhibitor medications. It is also contra-indicated with sedative and antipsychotic medications. Consult your physician for more information.
Allergy / Dietary Needs
- Artificial Color Free
- Artificial Fragrance Free
- Binders Free
- Corn Free
- Dairy Free
- Excipients Free
- Fillers Free
- Gluten Free
- Hydrogenated Oils Free
- Preservative Free
- Shellac Free
- Soy Free
- Starch Free
- Sugar Free
- Wheat Free
- Yeast Free
- Hidden Coatings Free
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Overall Rating for L-Tryptophan - 90 Capsules
from northern california
no-fillers ~ thank you Pure Encapsulatio
Pure encapsulations is an expensive brand. Yet it is one of the only companies that makes supplements with no fillers. There are a few other companies but generally they sell herbs rather than amino acids etc. Thanks PureFormulas for carrying L-Tryptophan and to Pure Encapsulations for making it possible for sensitive individuals to purchase products that have no fillers.
price is too high
√ I would recommend this item to a friend.
from Denver, CO
Love this company!
I receive my orders very quickly and they have a great ordering system. L-Tryptophan by Pure Encapsulations is a great product.
√ I would recommend this item to a friend.
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