5HTP is a natural amino acid found in the body. Serotone also contains specific co-factor B vitamins and zinc. Available in 50mg and 100mg size capsules. Not advisable if pregnant or taking fenfluramine. Care should also be taken if being prescribed SSRIs.
One 50mg 5HTP capsule typically provides: 50mg 5HTP, 5mg Vitamin B6, 2.5mg Zinc, 25µg Biotin, 50µg Folic acid, 15mg Niacin. One 100mg capsule typically provides: 100mg 5HTP, 10mg Vitamin B6, 5mg Zinc, 50µg Biotin, 100µg Folic acid, 30mg Niacin.
Rice bran, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (carrageenan, pectin), silicon dioxide, vegetable magnesium stearate.
50mg capsule: Take 1-2 capsules at the end of the day with a carbohydrate snack.
100mg capsule: Take 1 capsule at the end of the day with a carbohydrate snack.
Not advisable if pregnant or taking fenfluramine. Care should also be taken if being prescribed SSRIs.Does not contain Valerian. Can cause drowsiness; do not drive or operate machinery if affected. In a very few cases gastro-intestinal discomfort can occur, which usually disappears by reducing intake. Contains carrageenan.Not available in Ireland.
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By Mrs J Richards - 27 June 2014
I have found taking this once daily for at least 2-3 days helps to improve my mood and I feel a better sense of wellbeing. I have used 5HTP for many years and have found the Higher Nature tablets to be good quality, effective and from a trustworthy brand. I use patches now more often than tablets, but would always trust Higher Nature for tablets.
By Mr B Grima - 26 June 2013
I buy supplements with the expectation that I won't notice any difference whatsoever. How wrong I was. The first night I took this I slept 3 hours longer than usual, in deep, uninterrupted sleep. Since then it has remained effective. Expensive, but recommended.
By Mr M Falzon - 19 January 2013
Serotone 5HTP has been marvellous enabling me to get good quality sleep at night.
By M Fanning - 31 October 2012
I have being taking 5HTP for over year. I find it brilliant in the winter months. It helps lifts my mood. I used to dread change in season especially October/November now I find my mood much better.
By Ms S Crundwell - 01 September 2012
A great aid for a more relaxed feeling and happier mood. I take it at bedtime and I believe it helps me relax and sleep better. Great for any kind of depression or to help through difficult or stressful times.
By Ms G - 05 July 2012
Serotone works miracles for my migraines.