Supplementation with 5-HTP (5-hydroxytryptophan), the immediate precursor of serotonin, provides nutritional support for normal sleep and mood.* 5-HTP is extracted from the seeds of the African plant Griffonia simplicifolia.
L-5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) (from Griffonia simplicifolia Bean)
This product should not be consumed by children under the age of 12 years or by pregnant or nursing women. Some may experience gastrointestinal (GI) upset including abdominal cramping, nausea or diarrhea while taking this product. As with any supplement, if discomfort persists discontinue use. Those suffering from GI disorders such as ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis or celiac disease, should not use 5-HTP. Those taking prescription anti-depressants should not use 5-HTP. Do not take this product if you have or are taking medications for epilepsy, scleroderma or Parkinson’s disease. This product may cause drowsiness and should not be used while driving or operating heavy equipment.
* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.