Derived from griffonia simplicifolia, 5-HTP (5-hydroxytryptophan) can be used to support mood balance, to treat symptoms of fibromyalgia, support migraine prophylaxis, is a direct precursor to serotonin and can be used as a sleep aid.
Each capsule contains
Medicinal ingredients: - L-5-Hydroxytryptophan (from Griffonia simplicifolia seeds) 100 mg
Non-medicinal ingredients: Cellulose, hypromellose
For Healthy Mood Balance: Take one capsule three times daily with meals or as recommended by your healthcare practitioner. Use for a minimum of one week to see beneficial results. For use beyond one year, consult your healthcare practitioner. To minimize the risk of gastrointestinal side effects, start dosing at one capsule two times daily and slowly increase to effective dose over a two week period.
As a Sleep Aid: Take one capsule daily with a meal, 30 - 45 minutes before bedtime, or as recommended by your healthcare practitioner.
Cautions and warnings
Do not use if you have scleroderma, if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, if you are taking carbidopa, drugs or supplement with serotonergic activity. If you show signs of weakness, oral ulcers, or abdominal pain accompanied by severe muscle pain, consult your healthcare practitioner prior to use. Discontinue use and consult your healthcare practitioner if you experience skin changes, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain or drowsiness. Exercise caution if you operate heavy machinery, drive a motor vehicle or are involved in activities requiring mental alertness. Consult your healthcare practitioner if your sleeplessness persists continuously for more than three weeks.
Does not contain wheat, starch, yeast, gluten, corn, soy, sodium, sugar, artificial colouring, flavouring, antimicrobial preservatives, dairy or animal products. Vegan product.
Safety-sealed for your protection and for product freshness. Do not use if outer seal is missing or broken. Store in a cool, dry place.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you are taking carbidopa or drugs/supplements with serotoneric activity; consult your health care practitioner prior to use. Discontinue use and consult a health care practitioner if you show signs of weakness, oral ulcers or abdominal pain accompanied by severe muscle pain, or if you experience skin changes. If sleepness persists continuously for more than three weeks (chronic insomnia), consult your health care practitioner. Consult your health care practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen. Do not use if you has scleroderma. Some people may experience drowsiness. Exercise caution if operating heavy machinery, driving a motor vehicle or involved in activities requiring mental alertness. Some people may experience diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.
- Cellulose, Microcrystalline
- L-5-HTP (L-5-Hydroxytryptophan) : 100 mg