5-HTP is a metabolite of the amino acid tryptophan that is converted to serotonin in the body. Serotonin, in turn, is a factor in the regulation of mood, mental function, relaxation, and normal sleep. 5-HTP should not be taken by individuals using antidepressants. Natrol's formulation contains 50 mg per one-capsule serving.
Serving Size: 1 capsule Servings Per Container: 30 Amount Per Serving: 50 mg 5-Hydroxytryptophan (from Griffonia simplicifolia) (seeds). Other Ingredients: Rice Powder, Gelatin, Silica, Magnesium Stearate. Warning: Consult your healthcare professional prior to use if you have or suspect a medical condition, are taking prescription drugs, or are pregnant or lactating.