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Natural Balance, 5 - HTP, 50 mg, 60 Veggie Caps9 Reviews
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0.22 lbs (0.1 kg)
- Product Code: NTB-42060
- UPC Code: 047868420601
- Package Quantity: 60 Veggie Caps
- Dimensions: 2.2 x 2.5 x 4.1 in, 0.15 lbs (0.07 kg)
Combo Discount: -$12.09
- 50 mg 5-Hydroxytryptophan
- Neuro-Nutrient Formula
- Positive Mood Support Formula
- Dietary Supplement
- Plus Vitamin B-6 as a Co-Factor
- All Natural
Studies suggest that 5-HTP (5-hydroxytryptophan) may help provide nutritive support for the body’s level of serotonin, known as the calming neurotransmitter. Adequate levels of serotonin are thought to help keep the body calm. Vitamin B-6 is added as a co-factor to help provide nutritive support for healthy synthesis of serotonin in the brain.
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For over 25 years, Natural Balance has energized people’s health and well-being by offering specialty supplements that work. Scientifically blending select high-quality herbs into proprietary formulas is our art. Helping people live healthier, more enjoyable lives is our passion.
Natural Balance 5-HTP formula contains natural 5-HTP derived from the griffonia bean. 5-HTP (5-hydroxytryptophan) is converted by the body to serotonin, an important neurotransmitter of the central nervous system. Serotonin is also a precursor to melatonin, which regulates the body’s day/night cycle and sleep rhythms.
As a neurotransmitter, serotonin plays a key role in maintaining mental and emotional well-being, affecting behavior, appetite and sleep. Natural Balance 5-HTP formula is intended to provide nutritive support for a positive mood and healthy levels of serotonin in the body.
Use only as directed. Take one vegetarian capsule once or twice daily. Store in a cool, dry place.
Cellulose, vegetable cellulose capsule, magnesium stearate and silica.
Do not use if inner safety seal is broken or missing. Keep out of reach of children. Keep your licensed health care practitioner informed when using this product. Not recommended for use with MAO-inhibiting antidepressant prescriptions. May cause drowsiness; do not use while driving or operating heavy machinery.
|Serving Size: 1 Vegetarian Capsule|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Vitamin B - 6 ( as pyridoxine HCI )||11 mg||550%|
|5 - HTP (L-5Hydroxytryptophan as Griffonia simplicifolia seed extract )||50 mg||*|
|* Daily Value not established.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
Dr. recommended 5 htp for my foggy thinking. Nearby health food store recommended this brand. It worked wonderfully. Thought I'd save some money by ordering NOW brand from iherb. It doesn't work as well as Natural Balance, so I'll be ordering NB from iherb next time.
By the second day of taking half a pill twice per day (done by pulling the capsule apart), the HORRIBLE tension headache that had lasted for weeks was gone. I am dealing with minor depression and this helps me feel more like "me" - not perfect but I can now tolerate myself. The little things that used to get me riled-up are no longer a big deal (yay!). Also, I have been working out and watching what I eat for the last three months and had not lost a pound...two weeks on 5-HTP and I have already started shedding weight (3 pounds after two weeks). The only way you could make me stop taking this stuff is to pry it from my cold, dead hands. So barring that situation, I plan to continue using and recommending it to anyone who might be contemplating trying it.