5-HTP (100mg) Overview
What is 5-HTP? 5-HTP is an herbal supplement, derived from the herb Griffonia simplicifolia. In the body, 5-HTP (5-hydroxytryptophan) gets converted to the neurotransmitter serotonin. Serotonin has an enormous influence on how we feel physically and mentally, but since serotonin can't be supplemented directly, people use 5-HTP for help with a wide range of conditions related to low serotonin levels, primarily appetite regulation, poor mood, and poor sleep patterns. NOW Foods is a best-selling brand of 5-HTP which is available in 50 and 100 mg. potencies.
5-HTP (100mg) Description from Now
5-HTP, the intermediate metabolite between the amino acid L-tryptophan and serotonin, is extracted from the bean of an African plant (Griffonia simplifolia).
|Serving Size: 1 tablet
Servings Per Container: 90
||% Daily Value**
| ** 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: Xylitol, Sorbitol, Cellulose, Natural Orange Flavor, Stearic Acid (vegetable source), Silica, Natural Lemon Flavor, Citric Acid, Annatto Extract, Natural Lime Flavor and Natural Citrus Flavor.
As a dietary supplement, take 1 chewable tablet daily, preferably on an empty stomach at bedtime.
For adults only. Consult a physician if pregnant/nursing, taking antidepressant medications or other medication, or have a medical condition. May cause drowsiness. Keep out of reach of children.