Source Naturals, 5-HTP, 100 mg, 120 Capsules
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- Dietary Supplement
- Supports Normal Sleep Cycles
5-HTP (L-5-Hydroxytryptophan) is an intermediate in the natural conversion of the essential amino acid, tryptophan, to serotonin. Clinical studies have shown that 5-HTP increases the amount and availability of serotonin produced by the body. Increased brain serotonin levels may produce positive effects on emotional well-being, appetite regulation, melatonin production and maintaining a healthy sleep cycle. Source Naturals 5-HTP is naturally derived from the seeds of the African plant Griffonia simplicifolia.
1 capsule once or twice daily with a glass of water. Start with 1 capsule per day, increasing dosage up to 2 capsules daily as needed. Do not exceed the recommended dose.
Microcrystalline cellulose, gelatin (capsule), colloidal silicon dioxide, and magnesium stearate.
Hypoallergenic: contains no yeast, dairy, egg, gluten, corn, soy or wheat. Contains no sugar, starch, salt, preservatives, or artificial color, flavor or fragrance.
In some people, nausea, headaches, nasal congestion, or constipation may occur. If these symptoms occur, lower the dose, or spread the dose throughout the day. Discontinue use if any of these symptoms persist for more than three days. If you are pregnant, may become pregnant, or breastfeeding, taking prescription medication such as antidepressant SSRI's, MAO inhibitors or sedatives, or if you have heart disease, consult your physician before using this product.
Do not use if either tamper-evident seal is broken or missing. Keep out of the reach of children.
|Serving Size: 1 Capsule|
|Amount Per Serving||%DV|
|5-HTP (from Griffonia simplicifolia)||100 mg||†|
|†Daily Value not established.|
i read the reviews and there were so much raves that i missed the line which warns about the side effects. sad to say, i am one of the few who experience the terrible side effects of extreme nausea-ness where i vomit a few times, even after intake of plain water. i only take it on 2 nights, and i started to have violent dreams again. :( not forgetting to mention, i have such bad headaches that the 2 days i couldnt function at all. now i wonder what should i do with the remaining 118 capsules.... sad.
I haven't slept like this in years!!! With sleep apnea I struggle with waking up numerous times a night and by morning feel like I had half the sleep I needed.... just one of these before bed and I sleep like a baby with no side effects or drowsiness upon wakening. I am telling all my sleep challeneged menopausal girlfriends! LOVE IT!
Posted by 5704744126242538506 on Dec 12, 2015
until now without any positiv effects!
Headaches no more
Posted by Reviewer2097871 on Oct 18, 2014
Used to suffer from debilitating headaches. Since using this, have really noticed a difference in frequency and severity
Posted by Reviewer1284478 on Aug 17, 2013
The brand I choose first.
Posted by Reviewer1352709 on Jul 14, 2010
I keep reordering this one. I take 2 in the am and pm. It seems to help me facing everything that comes along with living everyday life.