Now Foods L-Tryptophan 500 mg 120 Vegetarian Capsules #0167
Supports Relaxation, Pharmaceutical Grade, USP, Encourages Positive Mood, Promotes Restful Sleep, GMP Quality Assured, Vegetarian Formula, A Dietary Supplement L-Tryptophan is an essential amino acid important in human
nutrition for the synthesis of melatonin and serotonin hormones regulating mood and stress response. L-Tryptophan helps support relaxation, sleep, positive mood and immune function. As an essential amino acid, it is not.
How much tryptophan should I take a day for sleep?
The amino acid, L-tryptophan, a serotonin precursor, taken in amounts of 1 to 4 grams at bedtime, has been used successfully for people with insomnia in many studies,including double-blind trials.
synthesized by the body and must be obtained from the diet. Now L-Tryptophan is pharmaceutically pure-every lot is tested to be free of Peak E and microbial contamination.
NOW L-Tryptophan is pharmaceutical grade (USP).
As a dietary supplement, take 1-2 Vcaps 2 to 3 times daily on an empty stomach or as directed by a health care professional. Best used at bedtime. Consider taking this product in combination with NOW Inositol and Magnesium.
Serving Size: 2 Vcaps
Servings Per Container: 60
Amount Per Serving % DV
L-Tryptophan (Free-Form) 1.0 g (1,000 mg).
Daily Value not established.
Cellulose (capsule), cellulose and stearic acid (vegetable source).
sugar, salt, yeast, wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives.
Warnings Keep out of reach of children. Pregnant/lactating women, those taking anti-depressant medications (such as SSRI's or MAOI's), or those with liver disorders, consult a health care professional before using this product. May cause drowsiness.
Do not eat freshness packet. Keep in bottle. Store in a cool, dry place.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.