L-Tryptophan 90 ct

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Uses For l-Tryptophan

Positive mood: Research indicates that l-tryptophan supplementation may support emotional well-being. In a double-blind placebo-controlled study, l-tryptophan supported healthy emotional processing and promoted positive outlook in women. In a separate study, it supported healthy mood and lessened irritability during the menstrual cycle. Niacinamide and vitamin B6 provide enhanced support as important cofactors involved in the metabolism of l-tryptophan. *

Restful sleep and relaxation: Research indicates that l-tryptophan supports healthy sleep quality, onset and duration. Additionally, studies suggest that tryptophan may promote relaxation and help control occasional cravings. *

 

What Is the Source?

l-tryptophan is derived from corn dextrose fermentation. It is tested for contaminants, including EBT (peak E) and endotoxin. Niacinamide and pyridoxal 5’phosphate (activated B6) are synthetic. Ascorbyl palmitate is derived from corn dextrose fermentation and palm oil. Hypoallergenic plant fiber is derived from pine cellulose.

 

Are There Any Potential Side Effects or Precautions?

Not to be taken by pregnant or lactating women. l-Tryptophan can cause gastrointestinal (GI) side effects, including heartburn, belching and flatulence, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea. It has also been related to headache, dry mouth, visual blurring, ataxia, drowsiness and anorexia. Consult your physician for more information.

 

Are There Any Potential Drug Interactions?

Tryptophan is contra-indicated with serotonergic medications, including SSRI and MAO inhibitor medications. It is also contra-indicated with sedative and antipsychotic medications. Consult your physician for more information.

 

 

Supplement Facts

Amount Per Serving

one vegetable capsule contains  

niacinamide...................................................................................... 5 mg.

pyridoxal 5’phosphate (activated B6)................................................. 5 mg.

Tryptopure™ l-tryptophan.............................................................. 500 mg.

Not to be taken by pregnant or lactating women.

2-6 capsules per day, in divided doses, between meals.

 

 

*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.

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