5-HTP plays a role in mood, sleep, anxiety, and pain sensation.
- Provides important precursor of serotonin and melatonin*
- Nourishes proper gut function*
- Supports healthy mood and sleep*
5-HTP (5-Hydroxytryptophan) is a metabolite of tryptophan and precursor of serotonin and melatonin. Tryptophan—>5-HTP—>serotonin—>melatonin.
This 5-HTP from Metabolic Maintenance is naturally derived from the seeds of the African plant Griffonia simplicifolia and is combined with activated vitamin B-6 as active P-5-P, an important co-factor in serotonin metabolism. Consult with your physician if using SSRI's.*
One (1) capsule daily, or as directed by a healthcare professional. Best taken between meals or at bedtime.
Ingredients per 1 capsule:
|Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)||100 mg|
|Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-phosphate)||3 mg|
None. Vegetarian cellulose capsule.
Store tightly sealed at room temperature, out of reach of children.
Pregnant or lactating women and individuals taking prescription medications should consult with a healthcare professional before taking any supplement.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.