5-HTP is an amino acid needed to make serotonin. 5-HTP from Natural Factors uses timed-release caplets for a steady increase in serotonin levels that helps promote healthy mood balance. 5-HTP is also used as a sleep aid. Additionally, it helps relieve symptoms of fibromyalgia as well as reduces the severity and duration of migraine headaches when taken as a preventative treatment.
Medicinal ingredients - Each caplet contains: L-5-HTP (L-5-hydroxytryptophan) (Griffonia simplicifolia) (seed) 50 mg Non-medicinal Ingredients Microcrystalline cellulose, dicalcium phosphate, carbohydrate gum (cellulose), coating (carbohydrate gum [cellulose], glycerin), vegetable grade magnesium stearate (lubricant).