5-HTP (5-L-Hydroxytryptophan) Tryptophan - 150 capsules (50mg)

5-HTP (5-L-Hydroxytryptophan) Tryptophan - 150 capsules (50mg)

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5HTP (5-L-Hydroxytryptophan) is the direct metabolic precursor of serotonin, an important substance that supports normal nerve and brain function. Serotonin is found in the brain and central nervous system and appears to help with relaxation, maintain balanced sleep patterns, moods, appetite control and the inflammation response system. L-Tryptophan is an essential amino acid that is converted into L-5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) in the body. BodyBio’s 5-HTP is naturally derived from the seeds of the Griffonia simplicifolia, a West African plant. Supplement Facts Serving Size: 1 capsule Amount Per Serving % Daily Value Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine HCl) 10 mg 500 Niacin 5 mg 25 5-Hydroxytryptophan 50 mg * (from Griffonia simplicifolia seed) * Daily Value Not Established Other Ingredients: EnhanceTM (contains citrus), gelatin (from capsule shell), calcium phosphate, special plant cellulose, magnesium trisilicate, natural silica, and magnesium stearate. No artificial color, no sugar, no preservatives. Laboratory analysis guarantees purity of Product. What is 5 HTP? 5 HTP is a precursor to the neurotransmitter serotonin, which is important to mood, appetite, behavior, sleep, and impulse control. What is 5 HTP used for? Because serotonin is important to the regulation of appetite, mood, and melatonin production, 5 HTP may support these functions. Some persons have noted an improvement in sleep quality. Is 5 HTP right for me? 5 HTP should not be taken by anyone who has heart disease, Parkinson’s disease, cancer, autoimmune disease, lung disease, liver disease, AIDS, anorexia nervosa, sickle cell anemia, hemophilia, or who is pregnant or nursing. It should not be taken if a person already takes an anti-depressant drug, a weight loss medication, barbiturates, Parkinson’s medications, antihistamines and cold medicines, alcoholic beverages, or antibiotics. Check with your healthcare professional for additional advice. This product may cause drowsiness. What is the recommended dosage? Take one capsule a day with a full glass of water on an empty stomach, between meals. What are the side effects? There have been reports of nausea, diarrhea, loss of appetite, dilation of pupils, and blurred vision if large doses are taken. Statements not evaluated by the FDA. Products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any illness, diseases or condition.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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