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5-HTP (5-hydroxytryptophan) is an amino acid related to both L-tryptophan and serotonin.* Trophic’s 5-HTP is derived from the seeds of a West African legume called Griffonia simplicifolia.* It helps to promote healthy mood balance and helps to relieve symptoms of fibromyalgia.* 5-HTP may also help to reduce the severity and duration of migraine headaches when taken as a prophylactic.* It can help in weight management by reducing carbohydrate cravings.* 5-HTP also acts as a sleep aid.*
- Helps to promote healthy mood balance.*
- No added yeast, wheat, soy, gluten, dairy, sugar, corn, artificial colors, preservatives or animal products.*
Recommended Dose (Oral) Adults Only:
Adults, take 1 VcapTM 3 times daily with food or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner. To minimize the risk of gastrointestinal side effects, start dosing at 100 mg, 2-3 times per day and slowly increase to effective dose over 2 week period.
These statements have not been evaluated by Health Canada or the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Serving Size: 1 Veg Capsule
Servings per Container: 60
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value *
| L-5-HTP (L-5-hydroxytryptophan)
(Griffonia simplicifolia seed extract)
* Percent daily values are based on a 2000 calorie diet
† Daily Value not established
Note: Serving Sizes are rounded to the nearest whole serving
Recommended Use: Adults, take 1 Vcap 3 times daily with food or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner. To minimize the risk of gastrointestinal side effects, start dosing at 100 mg, 2-3 times per day and slowly increase to effective dose over 2 week period. Use for a minimum of 1 week to see beneficial effects.
Consult a healthcare practitioner for use beyond 1 year.
Other Ingredients: Microcrystalline cellulose, hypromellose, magnesium stearate
Caution: Consult a healthcare practitioner; if symptoms persist or worsen or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding; prior to use if you are taking Carbidopa or drugs/supplements with serotonergic activity (these may include but are not limited to L-tryptophan, s-adenosylmethionine (SAMe), St. John’s Wort, antidepressants, pain killers, over the counter cough and cold medication containing dextromethorphan, anti-nausea medication and anti-migraine medication). Discontinue use if you show signs of weakness, oral ulcers, or abdominal pain accompanied by severe muscle pain, or if you experience skin changes. Do not use if you have scleroderma. Some people may experience drowsiness. Exercise caution if operating heavy machinery, if you are driving a motor vehicle or involved in activities requiring mental alertness. Some people may experience diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.
Contains No: added yeast, wheat, soy, gluten, dairy, sugar, corn, artificial colors, preservatives or animal products.