Protocol for Life Balance, 5-HTP, 100 mg, 90 Vcaps (Discontinued Item)
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- Natural Source
- Supports Positive Mood
- Promotes Healthy Sleep Patterns
- 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).
How It Works: 5-HTP is the intermediate precursor in the natural synthesis of serotonin, a neurotransmitter that helps to regulate mood, appetite, and sleep/wake cycles. 5-HTP readily crosses the blood-brain barrier and clinical studies suggest that 5-HTP can support healthy serotonin levels. 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
Manufactured in an A-rated Good Manufacturing (GMP) Certified facility.
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.
Rice flour and cellulose (capsule).
Contains no sugar, salt, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives. Vegetarian/vegan product.
This bottle contains an Ageless oxygen absorbing packet to ensure freshness. Do not eat packet.
Store in a cool, dry place. Please recycle.
5-HTP should be used with caution in combination with any serotonergic drug or herb, including antidepressants and St. John's Wort. If you take any of these medications, consult your healthcare practitioner prior to using this product. Individuals with a history of cardiac conditions, use only under the direction of your healthcare practitioner. Not recommended for pregnant or lactating women.
|Serving Size: 1 Vcap|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|5-HTP (5-hydroxytryptophan) (from Griffonia simplicifolia) (seed)||100 mg||*|
|* Daily Value not established.|