- Product Highlights
- Jarrow Formulas 5-HTP Supports Mood Relaxation
- Supports Serotonin Synthesis
- Helps Maintain Mental & Emotional Well-Being
- Promotes Healthy Sleep
SKU 790011150435 Quantity 60 Vegetarian Capsules Serving Size 1 Capsule Servings Per Container 60 Potency 100 mg Dietary Needs Dairy Free, Egg Free, Fish Free, Gluten Free, Peanut Free, Shellfish Free, Soy Free, Treenut Free, Wheat Free Directions Take 1 Jarrow Formulas 5-HTP capsule per day on an empty stomach or as directed by your qualified health care consultant. NOTE: If you have a medical condition, are pregnant, lactating, trying to conceive, under the age of 18, or taking medications (especially SSRIs, MAOs, or sedatives), consult your health care practitioner before using this product. Warnings If you have a medical condition, are pregnant, lactating, or trying to conceive, are under the age of 18, or are taking medications (especially SSRIs, MAOs, or sedatives), consult your health care practitioner before using this product. Keep out of the reach of children. Ingredients
5-HTP (5-Hydroxytryptophan)…for product label information including a complete list of ingredients, click all product images above.
Other Ingredients Cellulose, magnesium stearate (vegetable source) and silicon dioxide. Capsule consists of hydroxypropylmethylcellulose.No wheat, no gluten, no soybeans, no dairy, no egg, no fish/shellfish, no peanuts/tree nuts.Suitable for vegetarians/vegans.
- Product Details
Jarrow Formulas 5-HTP is a precursor to serotonin and supports serotonin synthesis. Serotonin is an important substance for normal nerve and brain function. It appears to play significant roles in sleep, emotional moods, pain control, inflammation, intestinal peristalsis, and other body functions.
Where is it found - 5-HTP is not present in significant amounts in a typical diet. The human body manufactures 5-HTP from L-tryptophan, a natural amino acid found in most dietary proteins. However, eating food that contains L-tryptophan does not significantly increase 5-HTP levels. Supplemental 5-HTP is naturally derived from the seeds of Griffonia simplicifolia, a West African medicinal plant.
Who is likely to be deficient - Disruptions in emotional well-being, including depression and anxiety, have been linked to serotonin imbalances in the brain. People with fibromyalgia often have low serotonin levels in their blood. Supplements of 5-HTP may increase serotonin synthesis in these cases. The cause of migraine headaches is related to abnormal serotonin function in blood vessels, and 5-HTP may help correct this abnormality. Insomnia has been associated with tryptophan deficiency in the tissues of the brain; therefore, 5-HTP may provide a remedy for this condition.
How much is usually taken - In a controlled trial, 5-HTP (300 mg per day) was shown to be effective in reducing many symptoms of fibromyalgia, including pain, morning stiffness, sleep disturbances, and anxiety.
Jarrow Formulas' goal is to promote optimal health with high quality, effective, affordable and "cutting edge" formulations, which are based on sound scientific research data. The company's professional staff is actively involved in clinical studies and in working with researchers from universities, institutes and other academic environments around the world. Jarrow Formulas strives to provide the best service and technical support to its customers.
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Jarrow Formulas 5-HTP (5-Hydroxytryptophan) is an extract of Griffonia simplicifolia seeds from coastal West Africa and is verified to be free of the “peak X” contaminant. Purity is assured by HPLC. 5-HTP is the direct metabolic precursor of serotonin and is important for the production of melatonin.
5-HTP Brand: Jarrow FormulasPrice: $20.99 - In stock
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