5-HTP by Metabolic Maintenance provides 5-HTP, a metabolite of tryptophan and precursor of serotonin and melatonin. 5-HTP plays a role in mood, sleep, anxiety, and pain sensation. Metabolic Maintenance 5-HTP is naturally derived from the seeds of the African plant Griffonia simplicifolia, and is combined with activated Vitamin B-6 as active P-5-P, an important co-factor in serotonin metabolism. Use with care when combining with SSRI's.*
Metabolic Maintenance suggests taking one (1) 5-HTP 100mg capsule daily as a dietary supplement, or as directed by a healthcare practitioner. Best taken between meals or at bedtime.
Serving Size: 1 capsule
Servings Per Container: 60
Amount Per Serving:
Vitamin C 100 mg
(as Ascorbic Acid)
Vitamin B-6 3 mg
(as 5mg Pyridoxal 5 Phosphate)
5-Hydroxy-L-Tryptophan 100 mg
Glycine 440 mg
Other ingredients: vegetarian cellulose capsule
CAUTION: Do not take with MAO inhibitors or tricyclic antidepressants. Pregnant or lactating women, consult your healthcare professional before taking this product.
Keep tightly closed in a cool, dry place out of the reach of children.