Now Foods, L-Tryptophan Powder, 2 oz (57 g)
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- Supports Relaxation
- Premium Grade
- Encourages Positive Mood
- Promotes Restful Sleep
- GMP Quality Assured
- A Dietary Supplement
L-Tryptophan is an essential amino acid; therefore, it is not synthesized by the body and must be obtained from the diet. L-Tryptophan is critical for the production of serotonin and melatonin, which help to support a positive mood, healthy sleep patterns, and proper immune system function. Every lot of NOW L-Tryptophan is tested to be free of Peak E and microbial contamination.
As a dietary supplement, take one or two 1/4 level teaspoons 2 to 3 times daily on an empty stomach, with final dose at bedtime, or as directed by your physician.
Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, fish, shellfish or tree nut ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.
This product is sold by weight not volume.
Caution: Do not eat freshness packet enclosed.
Store in a cool, dry place after opening.
Caution: For adults only. Consult physician if pregnant/nursing, taking medication (especially antidepressants such as SSRIs and MAOIs), or have a medical condition. May cause drowsiness. Do not use with alcoholic beverages or while operating heavy machinery. Keep out of reach of children.
|Serving Size: Two 1/4 Level Teaspoons (1 g)|
|Servings Per Container: 57|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|L-Tryptophan (Free-Form)||950 mg||*|
|* Daily Value not established.|
I found that the product "kicks in" quicker than capsules when allowed to dissolve for a couple of minutes under the tongue before swallowing. Take with a B-50 complex and a small amount of starchy food, like a cracker--and get a great night's sleep! --Christine from Oregon
I bought both NOW and Doctor's Best powdered tryptophan, and found they work the same for me. I take about a teaspoon full at bedtime; not only do I get a great night's sleep but tryptophan helps a LOT with restless legs at night. I think that the fact that tryptophan is a precursor of melatonin is responsible for this. If I take straight melatonin it causes me to be very depressed; but the tryptophan does not. I have found all NOW products to be what they say they are and to work well.
Posted by Reviewer2811084 on Feb 21, 2016
love this product and it works.
Posted by 4677091529337824012 on Nov 19, 2014
This stuff tastes horrible!! However it does seem to work - one dose at night for sleep and moods.
Posted by 5536595171908109527 on Mar 27, 2014
Doesnt mix well and tastes awful. Much better to take pills