Doctor's Best, Best L-Tryptophan, Tryptopure, Powder, 50 g (Discontinued Item)56 Reviews
Shipping Weight: 0.26 lbs (0.12 kg)
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- Product Code: DRB-00145
- UPC Code: 753950001459
- Package Quantity: 50 g
- Dimensions: 2.9 x 2.9 x 3.1 in, 0.2 lbs (0.09 kg)
- Important Note: Doctor's Best uses exclusively the Tryptopure brand of tryptophan, manufactured by Ajinomoto of Japan.
- Science-Based Nutrition
- Dietary Supplement
- USP Pharmaceutical Grade
- Featuring Ajinomoto's TryptoPure
- Suitable for Vegetarians
L-tryptophan is an essential amino acid (protein building block) in human nutrition. Essential amino acids are not synthesized by the body and must be obtained in the diet. The L-tryptophan in this product is manufactured and tested for purity according to the Japanese Pharmacopeia (JP) and the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) standards.
1 scoop daily, or as directed by a health practitioner. For optimum absorption, take separately from protein-containing foods and dietary supplements containing protein or amino acids. Take with water or juice.
Contains nothing other than listed ingredients.
|Serving Size: 1 scoop (500 mg)|
|Servings Per Container: 100 servings|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Ajinomoto L-Tryptophan||500 mg||†|
|† Daily Value not established.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
I highly recommend this form (powder) and product for anyone who uses tryptophan supplements--mood regulation, DEEP restorative sleep, appetite control, etc. Just be sure to have it with glucose (a juice or piece of bread) and not with protein (for 3 hours prior or 30 minutes after taking the tryptopure) in order to increase effectiveness of the serotonin better passing through the blood-brain barrier. (this is true for ALL trypto-supplements) I particularly like this Tryptophan formula and powder form Vs. Hydroxy-tryptophan pills.... This seems more effective. It's inexpensive too!
This is more powerful than I believed it would be. I tried it for mild to moderate anxiety and it really does work fo me. I seem to sleep more soundly at night as well. The powder is not very dense so it does not mix well with liquid, however this problem is easily overcome. I mix it in with a 1/4 cup of applesauce- add a dash of cinnamon and you're good to go.