- Dietary Supplement
- Egg Free
- Gluten Free
- Free of Nuts
- Dairy Free
5-HTP plays a role in both sleep regulation and mood balance. 5-HTP is a precursor for serotonin, which can then be converted to melatonin (the hormone that helps us fall and stay asleep). However, 5-HTP bypasses the light-triggering system that regulates the release of melatonin, increasing both serotonin and melatonin release, regardless of light or time of day.
Serotonin has a calming effect on brain chemistry, and may help to ease anxiety. Serotonin also plays an important role in many other bodily functions, including digestion, appetite, and pain perception. Our 5-HTP is naturally derived from the seeds of the African plant Griffonia simplicifolia and is combined with activated vitamin B-6 as active P-5-P, an important cofactor in serotonin metabolism.
One (1) capsule daily, or as directed by a healthcare professional. Best taken between meals or at bedtime.
Vegetarian cellulose capsule.
Manufactured in a GMP Compliant Facility.
Do not take with MAO inhibitors or tricyclic antidepressants. Pregnant or lactating women, consult your healthcare professional before taking this product.
Keep tightly closed in a cool, dry place, out of the reach of children.
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