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. Jarrow's formulation contains 100 mg per one-capsule serving.
Serving Size: 1 Capsule Servings Per Container: 60 Amount Per Serving: 5-HTP (5-Hydroxytryptophan) 100 mg. Other Ingredients: Rice powder, magnesium stearate and silicon dioxide. Capsule consists of gelatin.