500 mg, 90 vegetarian capsules.
Item Catalog Number: 01722
In the body, tryptophan has been shown to:
- improve sleep3,4
- enhance mood1,2,4
- modulate stress5
The basis for this formula is premium L-tryptophan, which has undergone significantly more rigorous manufacturing processes than regular tryptophan material to assure the highest purity and safety.
Supplement FactsServing Size 1 vegetarian capsule
|Amount Per Serving|
|Other ingredients: vegetable cellulose (capsule), microcrystalline cellulose, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, stearic acid.|
Dosage and Use
Take one (1) capsule 1 to 3 times daily on an empty stomach, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
For maximum absorption, take with a small amount of carbohydrate, such as diluted juice.
Best if taken separately from protein and amino acids.
Consult your healthcare provider before taking this product if you are taking prescription medications (e.g. MAOI and SSRI antidepressants) for depression. Concomitant use of L-tryptophan with antidepressant medications has the potential to increase the risk of serotonin syndrome, characterized by symptoms like confusion, sweating, agitation, nausea, involuntary muscle contractions, and racing heartbeat. Do not use L-tryptophan before driving or operating heavy machinery.
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Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged.
When using nutritional supplements, please consult with your physician if you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating.
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