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L-Tryptophan 500 mg
April 17, 2015
L Tryptophan 500 mg is a Dietary Supplement made by FTH nutraceuticals.
Note: This L tryptophan 500 mg goes through several laboratory processes to make it as pure as possible. There may be other tryptophan products on the market that are cheaper, but many of these products may not be as high quality as this product.
Manufactured in a GMP certified lab. This FTH L tryptophan raw material surpasses USP pharm grade. in Europe FTH l tryptophan is considered Medical IV grade. FTH's L tryptophan is in the Physicians Hand Reference book. In Europe FTH's L Tryptophan is sold to hospitals and pharmacies for IV usage.
NOTE: There are some brands selling l-tryptophan for very cheap. They may use low quality l-tryptophan or mix it with 5-HTP. This l-tryptophan source is pharmaceutical grade of the highest quality and purity.
Pharmaceutical Grade Highest Quality L-Tryptophan, pure. The raw material is purchased from Japan, once imported to the US it goes through 3 different purification processes before encapsulation bringing the purity to 97.5% to 99.5% giving it USP Pharmaceutical Grade status. FTH has an exclusive on the raw material and HPLC tests show it to be the purest L Tryptophan on the market.
HPLC Tested Highest Quality L-Tryptophan, proved pure. This product by FTH company is fermented from non GMO corn or broccolli. It is natural.
L-Tryptophan is an essential amino acid and is able to convert into 5-HTP (5-hydroxy-tryptophan) and then to serotonin. You may also consider a supplement called 5-HTP which immediately converts into serotonin.
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USP Pharmaceutical Grade
This pure l-tryptophan product is the highest grade available, over 99% pure. L-Tryptophan is formed by a fermentation process in a lab. FTH L- Tryptophan is USP pharmaceutical grade, which requires a minimum of 98.5% purity.
Serving Size: 1 Capsule
Servings Per Container: 120
Amount Per Serving:
L-Tryptophan - 500 mg *
Usage: Take one l-tryptophan capsule in the evening on an empty stomach an hour or two before sleep or as directed by your health care provider. We suggest not using tryptophan every single night.
* Daily value not established
No Fillers, no Pouring Agents, Nothing Added.
All Vegan Source
Note: This L-Tryptophan product has been successfully shipped to Australia, UK, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands and other countries.
How this FTH Tryptophan supplement is made
The raw material for this FTH tryptophan comes from GMO free broccoli and corn from Japan, once imported to the US it further goes through 3 more purification steps to make it the 99.23% pure pharmaceutical grade substance encapsulated by FTH.
Q. What is the right dosage of l-tryptophan, and what time of day is best to use?
A. The best l-tryptophan dosage varies, it could be as little as half a capsule or a full capsule. Some people may require one and a half capsules, others two. The best way to find out is starting with low dosages and finding out with time at what l-tryptophan level you respond to, and also discussing with your doctor especially if you have a health condition. Evenings, an hour to three hours before bed, on an empty stomach, are a good time for most people.
Q. What are l-tryptophan side effects and safety concerns?
A. The most common side effect from l-tryptophan is drowsiness so it may be a good idea to take it in the evening. Dry mouth is a less common l tryptophan side effect. Other potential l tryptophan side effects include lack of appetite, nausea, and lightheadedness.
Q. Can I take Zoloft or another SSRI along with l-tryptophan?
A. We discourage this since it could lead to high levels of serotonin and perhaps a condition known as serotonin syndrome unless the dosage of Zoloft is low.
Q. Can I take 5-HTP and l-tryptophan together?
A. Only if you take half the amount of each that you would normally take since their functions overlap. L-Tryptophan converts into 5-HTP which in turn converts into serotonin.
Q. Why don't they sell serotonin pills?
A. Serotonin is not able to easily cross the blood brain barrier, hence either l-tryptophan or 5-hydroxy-trytophan (5-HTP) are good options since they convert into serotonin after going into the brain.
Q. Is l-tryptophan powder available for sale?
A. Yes, l-tryptophan powder is sold, but it is difficult to make an accurate measurement of the appropriate dosage. We prefer the use of a l-tryptophan capsule and know exactly how much is being taken.
Q. How does l-tryptophan compare to 5-HTP as far as evening use for bedtime?
A. Some people prefer l-tryptophan while others prefer 5thp. The best way to find out is to try each product by itself for 2 nights in a row with a break for 2 or 3 nights between each supplement trial.
Q. I plan to buy a tryptophan bottle. Can one take a tryptophan supplement the same day as Diet Rx?
A. Yes, but we suggest taking the tryptophan at a different time of the day than a Diet Rx capsule. For instance, you could take 2 Diet Rx capsules in the morning, one Diet Rx capsule before lunch, and then the tryptophan supplement in the evening.
Q. I have read that when taken in the morning, tryptophan will be converted to serotonin, but when taken at night, it will be converted to melatonin. Therefore, if tryptophan is being taken for mood enhancement and balance, would taking it in the morning rather than the night be advisable?
A. Before converting to melatonin, tryptophan converts into serotonin. Most people find mood elevating and balancing properties of this amino acid whether taken during the day or evening but most people find it to be preferable taken in the evening.
Buy best L-tryptophan supplement online on sale. If you buy tryptohan supplements along with 5-HTP, use them separately at first until you know how they work for you. This applies also if you buy tryptophan supplements along with Good Night Rx sleep formula.
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**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.