Tryptophan is an essential amino acid; therefore, it is not synthesized by the body and must be obtained from the diet. In the brain, tryptophan is converted into serotonin, a neurotransmitter involved in feelings of well-being, calmness, personal security, and relaxation. It also plays a role in the regulation of appetite and synchronization of sleep patterns. Every lot of Protocol For Life Balance L-Tryptophan is tested to be free of peak E and microbial contamination.
- 1,000 mg
- Encourages positive mood
- Supports relaxation and restful sleep
Caution: Tryptophan supplements may interact with CNS depressants, antidepressants (SSRIs, MAOIs), and other serotonergic agents such as St. John’s Wort and 5-HTP. Consult your healthcare practitioner if you are taking medications or herbs, are pregnant/nursing, or if you have liver impairment. May cause drowsiness. Do not use with alcoholic beverages or while operating heavy machinery.