Now Foods 5-HTP 100mg 120 Capsules
5-Hydroxytryptophan, better known as 5-HTP is an amino acid our bodies produce naturally. 5HTP is used by our bodies to produce serotonin a chemical messenger that sends signals between nerve cells. 5-HTP is generally thought of as being a supplement that helps support a positive sense of wellbeing, however some users report it helps with dieting and weight loss as well. Now Foods 5HTP contains 100mg of 5-HTP per serving and comes with 120 capsules in each bottle.
Now Foods 5-HTP Product Highlights
- May Aid Weight Loss by Helping Increase Feelings of Fullness
- Supports Positive Sense of Wellbeing
- Promotes Sleep by Increasing Melatonin Production
- Provides Neurotransmitter Support
- Vegan & Vegetarian Friendly
Take 1 capsule daily. For best results take on an empty stomach near bedtime.
Now Foods 5-HTP 100mg 120 Capsules Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Capsule
Servings Per Container: 120
(5-hydroxytryptophan) (from Griffonia simplicifolia Extract) (seed)
*Daily Value Not Established
Other Ingredients: Rice Flour and Hypromellose (cellulose capsule)
For adults only. Do not take if you are pregnant or nursing. Store in a cool dry place after opening.
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