5-HTP L-5-Hydroxytryptophan is an intermediate in the natural conversion of the essential amino acid tryptophan to serotonin, a brain chemical associated with positive mood and well-being. Preclinical studies show that 5-HTP may help support healthy levels of serotonin in the body. In addition to a balanced mood, serotonin may also support melatonin production and a healthy sleep cycle. Serene Science 5-HTP is derived from the seeds of the African plant Griffonia simplicifolia.*
Suggested Usage 1 capsule once daily with a meal, or as directed by your healthcare professional.
Other Ingredientsmicrocrystalline cellulose, gelatin capsule , silica, and magnesium stearate.
WarningsKeep out of reach of children. As with all dietary supplements, consult your healthcare professional before use. See product label for more information. Not for use by children, or women who are pregnant, may become pregnant or breastfeeding. If you are taking antidepressants, SSRIs, MAOIs, sedatives, painkillers, or other drugs, or if you have any medical condition, consult your physician before taking 5-HTP. In some people, temporary nausea, diarrhea, or abdominal discomfort may occur. Discontinue use if any of these symptoms persist for more than three days. May cause drowsiness, do not operate machinery or drive a vehicle until you know how 5-HTP affects you.