Sleep Enhancing Supplement - Now Foods L-Tryptophan 500mg 60 Veg Caps
L-Tryptophan is an essential amino acid that must be obtained through food or supplementation. It is found naturally in animal and plant proteins. Tryptophan is used to treat and prevent health conditions including anxiety, sleep apnea, depression, ADHD, and may even improve athletic performance. The body converts tryptophan to 5 HTP then to serotonin. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter than relays signals within the brain. It has a huge impact on appetite, libido, mood, and sleep. Taking NOW L-Tryptophan is a great idea if you struggle with mood or sleep issues.
Now Foods L-Tryptophan Benefits
- Promotes Healthy Sleep
- Helps Improve Mood
- Helps To Increase Libido
- Vegan/Vegetarian Friendly
- Contains Essential Amino Acids
How Do I Take Now Foods L-Tryptophan?
As a dietary supplement, take 1-2 capsules 2 to 3 times daily on an empty stomach, with final dose at bedtime, or as directed by your physician.
Now Foods L-Tryptophan Ingredients
Serving Size: 2 Capsules
Servings Per Container: 30
L-Tryptophan (Free-Form) 1,000mg
Other Ingredients: Cellulose (Capsule), Cellulose Powder & Stearic Acid (Vegetable Source).
Now Foods L-Tryptophan Side Effects & Warnings
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.
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