5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) is a chemical that the body makes from L-Tryptophan (an essential amino acid) and sfter which it is converted into Serotonis. What is simply means is that 5-HTP is an intermediate metabolite between L-tryptophan (an amino acid) and Serotonin. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that relays signals between brain cells. Serotonin helps regulate mood and behavior. Taking 5-HTP as a dietary supplement may have a positive effect on sleep, mood, anxiety, appetite, and pain sensation. Now Foods 5-HTP 100 mg 120 Vcaps dietary supplement is extracted from the bean of an African plant called Griffonia simplicifolia. Key features of Now Foods 5-HTP 100 mg 120 Vcaps are:
- It is a Neurotransmitter Support
- It is derived from a Natural Source
- It supports Positive Mood
- Produced in a GMP facility
- It is a Dietary Supplement
- It is a vegetarian Formula
Supplement Facts: Now Foods 5-HTP 100 mg 120 Vcaps
|Serving Size: 1 Vcap|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|5-HTP (5-hydroxytryptophan) (Griffonia simplicifolia) (Seed)||100 mg||*|
|* Daily Value not established.|
Suggested Use: Now Foods 5-HTP 100 mg 120 Vcaps
As a dietary supplement, take 1 Vcap daily, preferably on an empty stomach at bedtime. Consider taking this product in combination with NOW Valerian Root, Relora and Pantothenic Acid.
Other Ingredients: Now Foods 5-HTP 100 mg 120 Vcaps
Rice flour and cellulose (capsule). Contains no sugar, salt, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives. Vegetarian/vegan product.
Store in a cool, dry place. If you are currently taking antidepressant medications please consult a physician prior to use. May cause drowsiness.