Now Foods, 5-HTP, 200 mg, 60 Vcaps
By Now Foods114 Reviews
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0.18 lbs (0.08 kg)
- Product Code: NOW-00108
- UPC Code: 733739001085
- Package Quantity: 60 Vcaps
- Dimensions: 4.3 x 2 x 2 in, 0.15 lbs (0.07 kg)
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- High Potency
- Neurotransmitter Support
- With Glycine, Taurine & Inositol
- Supports Positive Mood
- GMP-Quality Assured
- A Dietary Supplement
- Vegetarian Formula
5-HTP, the intermediate metabolite between the amino acid L-tryptophan and serotonin, is extracted from the bean of an African plant (Griffonia simplicifolia).
As a dietary supplement, take 1 Vcap daily, preferably on an empty stomach at bedtime. Consider taking this product in combination with NOW Valerian Root, Relora and Pantothenic Acid.
Cellulose (capsule), ascorbyl palmitate and silica.
Contains no sugar, salt, wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives.
If you are pregnant/lactating or currently taking any antidepressant medications please consult your healthcare practitioner prior to use. May cause drowsiness.
Do not eat freshness packet. Keep in bottle.
Store in a cool, dry place.
|Serving Size: 1 Vcap|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Niacin (as Niacinamide) (Vitamin B-3)||20 mg||100%|
|Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCI)||2 mg||100%|
(Griffonia simplicifolia) (Seed)
|†Daily Value not established.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
I was taking Effexor XR and went off of it 'cold turkey' causing extreme dizziness, nausea and stuttering. I started 5HTP about 5 days into those withdrawal symptoms (which lasted 10 days!) and IMMEDIATELY felt my drive, joy , and energy return! I'm back in my work-out routine instead of the napping routing the effexor had me in and I feel like my healthy old happy self again!
My husband has suffered from depression for 25 years and the 5-HTP has been the only thing to make any impact. For the first time in years he is smiling and occaisionally able to do things he hasn't done in years. He takes it at a low dosage and it still accomplishes much good for him. I have been suffering from depression with an escalation in the last year to dangereous levels. 5-HTP has had a significant impact. It keeps the despair at bay so that I can still go to work and maintain some level of function. I will be increasing my dose to also address migraine headaches, and/or use when hit with a migraine and hope that it will prove as effective with that dysfunction as well. I highly recommend reading the research on this product. It has provided me the ability to continue on without longing for death every day. I am capable of acting, and thinking, and feeling, beyond the depression and despair which were becoming unmanageable and completely overwhelming prior to taking the 5-HTP. I now buy at a higher quantity for myself. Highly recommend.