Nature's Way, 5-HTP, 50 mg Each, 60 Tablets
By Nature's Way25 Reviews
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0.16 lbs (0.07 kg)
- Product Code: NWY-45250
- UPC Code: 033674452509
- Package Quantity: 60 Tablets
- Dimensions: 2 x 2 x 4.1 in, 0.1 lbs (0.05 kg)
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- Dietary Supplement
- l-5-Hydroxytryptophan with Vitamin B6 & Vitamin C
- Natural Griffonia Bean Extract
- Precursor to Serotonin
- Enteric Coated
- Gentle on the Stomach
- Easy-to-Swallow Tablets
- Trust The Leaf
l-5-Hydroxytryptophan is a mood and appetite regulating neurotransmitter produced within the body. Nature's Way uses natural l-5-HTP extracted from Griffonia simplicifolia beans combined with Vitamin C and Vitamin B6.
Recommendation: Use under the guidance of a healthcare practitioner. Start with a low dose of one tablet (50 mg) taken daily with a meal. Increase the dose slowly (every 3-5 days) up to a maximum of four tablets taken daily (200 mg). Total daily intake should be divided into two or more doses, with no more than two tablets per dose.
Cellulose, maltodextrin, aqueous coating solution, modified cellulose gum, stearic acid, silica.
Nature's Way 5-HTP contains no yeast, milk, lactose, wheat or soy.
Double safety sealed with a printed outer shrinkwrap film and a printed inner bottle freshness seal. Do not use if either seal is broken or missing. Keep out of reach of children.
Caution: This product should not be consumed by children under the age of 12 years or by pregnant or lactating women. Some may experience gastrointestinal (GI) upset including abdominal cramping, nausea or diarrhea while taking this product. This may be alleviated by reducing the dose or taking with meals. As with any supplement, if discomfort persists discontinue use. Some persons may also experience insomnia or headache when using this product. Those suffering from GI disorders such as ulcers, irritable bowel disease, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, or celiac disease, should not use 5-HTP. Those taking prescription anti-depressants, such as MAO-inhibitors or selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) or drugs containing fenfluramine should not use 5-HTP. This product may cause drowsiness and should not be used while driving or operating heavy equipment.
|Serving Size: 2 Tablets|
|Servings Per Container: 30|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Vitamin C (ascorbic acid)||120 mg||200%|
|Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCl)||20 mg||1000%|
|5-HTP (l-5-Hydroxytryptophan)||100 mg||**|
|** Daily Value not established.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
This is the best 5-HTP I've used. It raises my seratonin level, elevates my mood, and helps me sleep normally. It is an easy to swallow, time release tablet. Excellent.
5HTP is great b/c it lifts Serotonin level. Serotonin has many, many functions the most common of which is lifting mood and bringing calmness to ones mental activity. This in turn helps the body produce melatonin which results in better sleep. Better sleep results in the body producing more growth hormone... which in turn helps the body repair muscle tissue. Optimal levels of serotonin are vital for mental AND physical health. It helps with anxiety, depression, muscle repair, fibromyalgia, TMJ, headaches, back pain, etc. All of which have been found to be serotonin issues. Read the book Pain Cure if you need more info. Best of luck!