Best 5-HTP (100mg) Description from Doctor's Best
5-HTP is a naturally-occurring metabolite of the essential amino acid tryptophan. 5-HTP is converted in the brain to serotonin, a neurotransmitter substance found at the junctions (synapses) between neruons. 5-HTP for use in dietary supplements is derived from the seeds of the Griffonia simplicifolia plant.
|Serving Size: 1 capsule|
Servings Per Container: 180
|Ingredient||Amount||% Daily Value**|
|5-hydroxy L-tryptophan||100 mg||†|
| ** Percent Daily Value is based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.|
† Daily Value not established.
Other Ingredients: Modified cellulose (vegetarian capsule), microcrystalline cellulose, silicon dioxide.
As a dietary supplement, take 1 capsule two or three times daily, with or without food, or as recommended by a nutritionally-informed physician.
Notice: Not to be used concurrently with MAO inhibitors, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) or other anti-depressant medications. It should also not be used by individuals taking any of the category of medications known as "triptans".