5-HTP is extracted from the bean of the African plant Griffonia simplicifolia, and is therefore a natural vegetarian source. However, 5-HTP is not found in large amounts in the diet, and eating foods that contain tryptophan appears not to significantly increase 5-HTP levels.
Supplementing with 5-HTP has been shown to help improve mood and may reduce occasional sleeplessness.*
o Natural Source
o Supports Positive Mood*
5-HTP (5-hydroxytryptophan) is an intermediate metabolite between the amino acid L-tryptophan and serotonin; 5-HTP is serotonin's immediate intracellular precursor. Serotonin is associated with positive mood and provides a substrate for the production of melatonin. * 5-HTP is extracted from the bean of the African plant Griffonia simplicifolia, a natural vegetable source.
5-HTP, the intermediate metabolite between the amino acid L-tryptophan and serotonin, is extracted from the bean of an African plant (Griffonia simplicifolia) .
5-HTP 100 mg 90 vcaps
A Dietary Supplement
Serving Size: 1 Vcap®
Servings Per Container: 90
Amount Per Serving:
5-HTP (5-hydroxytryptophan) 100 mg*
(from Griffonia simplicifolia) (Seed)
Other ingredients: Rice Flour and Cellulose (capsule)
SUGGESTED USAGE: As a dietary supplement, take 1 Vcap® daily, preferably on an empty stomach at bedtime. For intensive use, take up to 3 Vcaps® daily, in divided doses, or as directed by a health care practitioner.
Warning: If you are currently taking antidepressant medications please consult a physician prior to use. May cause drowsiness.
Store in a cool, dry place
Contains no sugar, salt, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives.