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L-Tryptophan 500 mg

4.9 out of 5 (11)

L-Tryptophan 500 mg

Item: NWF135

  • L-Tryptophan supports relaxation

  • Pharmaceutical grade (USP)

  • Vegetarian formula

500 mg 60 Vcaps

Retail $21.99
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  • L-Tryptophan supports relaxation

  • Pharmaceutical grade (USP)

  • Vegetarian formula
L-Tryptophan is an essential amino acid important in human nutrition for the synthesis of melatonin and serotonin, hormones regulating sleep, positive mood and immune function. As an essential amino acid, it is not synthesized by the body and must be obtained from the diet. NOW L-Tryptophan is pharmaceutically pure--every lot is tested to be free of Peak E and microbial contamination. Contains no sugar, salt, yeast, wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives.

Terms and Ingredient Definitions

Supplement Facts

Serving Size 2 Vcaps®

Servings Per Container 30

  Amount Per Serving %Daily Value
L-Tryptophan (Free-form) 1 g (1,000 mg) *

*Percent Daily Values are based on 2,000 calorie diet.† Daily Value not established.

Other Ingredients: Cellulose (capsule), Cellulose and Stearic Acid (vegetable source).

Suggested Usage: As a dietary supplement, take 1-2 Vcaps® 2 to 3 times daily on an empty stomach or as directed by a healthcare professional. Best used at bedtime. Consider taking this product in combination with NOW® Inositol and Magnesium.

Contains no: sugar, salt, yeast, wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives. Vegetarian/Vegan Product.

WARNING: Keep out of reach of children. Pregnant/lactating women, those taking anti-depressant medications (such as SSRI's or MAOI's), or those with liver disorders, consult a healthcare professional before using this product. May cause drowsiness.

Caution: Do Not Eat Freshness Packet. Keep in Bottle.

Disclaimers: These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

NOW® L-Tryptophan is Pharmaceutical Grade (USP).

Shipping Weight

.16 lbs

Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

Customer Ratings & Reviews

Rated 4.9 out of 5 by 11 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Sleep better You should, without a doubt. try this product if you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep. It is awesome. September 27, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by It helps me sleep This really helps me sleep so far its been about ten days I like it alot!! March 24, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by works This product is effective and easy to use, I take one for stress relief during the day and two a couple of hours before bedtime for a great night's sleep. March 10, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Relaxant. NOW Foods L-Tryptophan helps me not only relax but also to fall asleep more easily. Thank you NOW Foods. March 1, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by Helps with sleep Helps me sleep better. Makes me feel calm if taken during the day in betwen meals. November 15, 2010
Rated 5 out of 5 by Helps me sleep I take this with melatonin (10mg), L-Theanine (100mg), and Lemon Balm, Passion Flower, Scullcap Complex (2 capsules). This combination helps me get to sleep and wake refreshed in the morning. November 5, 2010
Rated 5 out of 5 by I love this product !! I now get great nights sleep. I am not groggy or tired the next day. Woo Hoo !!! April 16, 2010
Rated 5 out of 5 by Best sleep ever I normally would have a very difficult time getting to sleep but when I take this in combination with 5-htp I sleep so much more comfortably. The key is to take it with 5-htp, because one of these two products by themselves do not do much for me but together they work magic. I also keep one capsule next to me at night in case I wake up a few hours too early and have trouble going back to sleep. I take one and in 30 minutes I'm back asleep. But this product doesn't make me tired, it only allows me to sleep better. I don't wake up croggy and tired, and I can take it during the day if I want to relax without feeling sleepy. March 14, 2010
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Product I found this product to be exactly what I wanted. It is an excellent price, and seems to be of excellent quality. August 8, 2009
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