5-HTP or 5-hydroxytryptophan is a modified form of the amino acid tryptophan. The advantages of 5-HTP supplements compared to others that contain the amino acid L-tryptophan lie in 5-HTP's greater intestinal absorption and efficiency.
Each 5-HTP Plus tablet provides 100 mg of 5-HTP extracted from the seeds of Griffonia simplicifolia, a woody shrub native to Africa. The tablets are complemented with 150 mg of magnesium and 6 mg of vitamin B6, synergistic nutrients that contribute to a normal psychological function.
- 100 mg 5-HTP.
- Greater intestinal absorption and efficiency than L-tryptophan supplements.
- With 150 mg of magnesium and 6 mg of vitamin B6, nutrients that contribute to a normal psychological function.
Up to 3 tablets daily, half an hour before meals or half an hour before bedtime. Start with one tablet per day and increase the dose if necessary. The recommendation for taking 5-HTP is for periods of up to 3 months.
The manufacturer advises not to exceed the recommended dose. Dietary supplements should not be used as a substitute for a varied and balanced diet or a healthy lifestyle.
Keep out of the reach of children.
This product is not recommended for pregnant or breast-feeding women. May cause mild drowsiness in some people.
It is advisable not to drive or operate machinery until you know how the product affects you. Consult your doctor if you are taking antidepressants.
Store in a cool, dry place protected from light.
* %NRV: Nutrient Reference Value
Magnesium Oxide, Loading Agent (Dicalcium Phosphate), L-5-Hydroxytryptophan, Coating Agent (Microcrystalline Cellulose), Anti-Caking Agent (Silicon Dioxide), Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine Hydrochloride), Anti-Caking Agent (Magnesium Stearate).