5-HTP is a precursor to serotonin, a neurotransmitter involved in sending messages through the nervous system. This formula also includes B vitamins to promote nervous system health and the herb, Valerian.
5-HTP is a derivative of the amino acid Tryptophan and is converted in the brain to the neurotransmitter serotonin which itself influences many things including mood, sleep and appetite.
1-2 capsules daily with juice or water, between meals, or as directed by your nutritionist
Kosher Suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans & Halal
One vegetable capsule of Solgar 5-HTP provides:
Not intended for use by pregnant or nursing women. If you are taking any medications or have any medical condition, consult your healthcare practitioner before taking this product. Discontinue use and consult your healthcare practitioner if any undesirable events occur. Do not drive or operate machinery when taking this product. **Long term intake may lead to mild tingling and numbness.