Source Naturals, L-Tryptophan with Coenzyme B-6, 500 mg, 60 Tablets56 Reviews
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0.18 lbs (0.08 kg)
- Product Code: SNS-01987
- UPC Code: 021078019879
- Package Quantity: 60 Tablets
- Dimensions: 1.8 x 1.8 x 3.3 in, 0.15 lbs (0.07 kg)
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- Dietary Supplement
- Mood Enhancement and Sleep
The essential amino acid L-tryptophan helps support relaxation, restful sleep, and a positive outlook. It plays a part in the synthesis of both melatonin and serotonin, hormones involved with mood and stress response. This tryptophan includes the activated coenzyme form of vitamin B-6, called P-5-P, that is required to convert tryptophan to serotonin. L-Tryptophan also supports immune functions because it is the body's precursor to the kynurenines that regulate immunity. If needed, L-tryptophan converts to niacin in the body, which supports circulation, a healthy nervous system, the metabolism of food, and the production of hydrochloric acid for the digestive system. Source Naturals L-Tryptophan is extremely pure and is regularly tested to ensure the highest standards of quality.
1 tablet three times daily, between meals and preferably with fruit juice. To support restful sleep, take 3 tablets before bed.
Dibasic calcium phosphate, stearic acid, modified cellulose gum, and silica.
Caution: If you are pregnant, may become pregnant, breastfeeding, or are taking medications such as SSRIs or MAOIs consult your health care professional before using this product.
Store in a cool, dry place.
Do not use if either tamper-evident seal is broken or missing. Keep out of the reach of children.
|Serving Size: 3 Tablets|
|Servings Per Container: 20|
|Amount Per Serving||%DV|
|Vitamin B-6 (from 13 mg of pyridoxal-5'-phosphate [Coenzymated])||9 mg||450%|
|†Daily Value not established.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
I have tried varieties of L-Tryptophan. Even one compounded by a pharmacist. This version with the Coenzyme B-6 is the most remarkable. I feel better quickly and sleep very well at night. It helps with daily stress and is perfectly safe. Eliminates many cravings for sugar and caffeine. A great investment in my health. Wouldn't be without it.
The inclusion of B6 as p5p was a good choice in conjunction with tryptophan. The Dr. Best formula includes B3 as niacinamide (which is a known soporific agent), but having added my own niacinamide, I cannot perceive any difference. Melatonin is synthesized AFTER serotonin. The synthesis of serotonin (and other neurotransmitters) is catalyzed by a B6-dependent enzyme. Furthermore, B6 is required to manufacture Niacin from tryptophan. Thus a reason one might choose tryptophan over melatonin is NOT to skip any intermediary steps (there are a few studies showing that direct melatonin supplementation reduces levels of intermediary products). I use low-dose melatonin anyway (Same brand, sustained release) because sleep is scarce.