5-HTP (200mg) Overview
This a great combination of two proven mood-boosting ingredients, the serotonin precursor 5-HTP and the thyroid hormone precursor L-tyrosine. Both of these nutrients are already in widespread use for mood support, by combining them in one product NOW Foods gives you a simpler and more effective way to promote a positive mood without drug side-effects.
5-HTP (200mg) Description from Now
5-HTP, the intermediate metabolite between the amino acid L-tryptophan and serotonin, is extracted from the seed of an African plant (Griffonia simplicifolia).
NOW Double Strength 5-HTP has twice the 5-HTP (200 mg per capsule) as in our regular strength product (100 mg per capsule).
|Serving Size: 1 vcap|
Servings Per Container: 60
|Ingredient||Amount||% Daily Value**|
|Niacin (as Niacinamide) (Vitamin B-3)||20mg||125|
|Vitamin B-6 (from Pyridoxine HCI)||2mg||118|
|5-HTP (5-hydroxytryptophan) (from Griffonia simplicifolia Extract) (Seed)||200mg||†|
| ** 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.
Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, fish, shellfish or tree nut ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.
Other ingredients: Cellulose (capsule), Ascorbyl Palmitate and Silica.
Take 1 capsule daily, preferably on an empty stomach at bedtime.
For adults only. Consult physician if pregnant/nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition. May cause drowsiness and mild transient GI symptoms. Keep out of reach of children.
Do Not Eat Freshness Packet. Keep in Bottle.