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Doctors Best Best 5 HTP (100mg) 180 VegiCaps

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Doctors Best Best 5 HTP (100mg) 180 VegiCaps


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    Doctors Best Best 5 HTP (100mg)

    • Nutrition backed by science
    • Oral dietary supplement
    • Supports wellness of mental faculties
    • Promotes stable emotional levels

    Doctors Best Best 5 HTP contains 5-hydroxy L-tryptophan, derived from the amino acid tryptophan. It is the naturally occurring form of tryptophan, usually undergoing conversion to serotonin in the brain. Serotonin is an important neurotransmitter present in the synapses (gap junctions) located between one neuron and another. Functions of 5-HTP include promotion of good mental and emotional levels. Plus, it helps facilitate regular quality sleep. This oral supplements draws 5-HTP from high quality Griffonia simplicifolia seeds.

    Doctors Best Best 5 HTP. 5-HTP serves as serotonin precursor. Once 5-HTP is converted into serotonin, it acts as an effective neurotransmitter. Levels of 5-HTP in the body may be reduced by stress, and poor nutritional status including vitamin B6 deficiency. Supplementation with 5-HTP is recommended as 5-HTP can easily pass through the blood brain barrier.

    Benefits of 5-HTP

    • Instills a feeling of wellness
    • Promotes mental and emotional comfort
    • Delivers relaxing and pacifying effects
    • Facilitates good eating habits and supports satiety (fullness)
    • May help manage weight loss during weight management
    • May improve regular sleep patterns and quality
    • Combats free radicals as free radical scavenger


    Suggested Adult Use: Take 1 capsule up to three times daily, with or without food.


    5-hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) is a naturally occurring metabolite of the essential amino acid tryptophan. The 5-HTP in dietary supplements is derived from the seeds of the African plant Griffonia simplicifolia.

    Supplement Facts

    Serving Size: 1 capsule

    Servings per container: 180 servings

    Amount Per Serving %DV

    5-hydroxy L-tryptophan 100 mg †


    † Daily Values Not Established.

    Other Ingredients: Modified cellulose (vegetarian capsule), rice powder, magnesium stearate (vegetable source).

    Contains nothing other than listed ingredients.

    100mg, 180VC


    Caution: Not to be used when taking MAO inhibitors, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), or other anti-depressant medications. Also not for use by individuals taking any of the substances known as "triptans". Keep out of reach of children.

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