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Special, Doctor's Best, Best 5-HTP, 100 mg, 10 Veggie Caps (Discontinued Item)

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Out of Stock - Discontinued
  • Shipping Weight: 0.06 lbs (0.03 kg)
  • Product Code: FRE-00266
  • UPC Code: 753950002661
  • Package Quantity: 10 Veggie Caps
  • Dimensions: 1.5 x 1.5 x 2.7 in, 0.05 lbs (0.02 kg)
Product Overview


  • Dietary Supplement
  • Science-Based Nutrition
  • Helps Maintain Mental and Emotional Well-Being
  • Suitable for Vegetarians

5-HTP (5-hydroxy L-tryptophan) is a naturally occurring metabolite of the amino acid tryptophan. 5-HTP is converted in the brain to serotonin, a neurotransmitter substance found at the junctions (synapses) between neurons. 5-HTP helps maintain mental and emotional well-being and promotes healthy sleep. Doctor's Best 5-HTP is extracted from the seeds of the Griffonia simplicifolia plant

Suggested Use

Take 1 capsule two or three times daily, with or without food

Other Ingredients

Modified cellulose (vegetarian capsule), rice powder, magnesium stearate (vegetable source).

Contains nothing other than listed ingredients.

Best 5-HTP is tested to ensure that it does not contain "Peak X"


Caution: Not to be used when taking MAO inhibitors, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRSs), or other anti-depressant medications. It should also not be used by individuals taking any of the category of medications known as "triptans".

Keep out of reach of children.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 capsule
Servings per container: 10 servings
  Amount per serving %Daily Value
5-hydroxy L-tryptophan 100 mg
† Daily Value not established.
iHerb Customer Reviews


Posted by JOSPHH on Dec 11, 2015

I feel nothing

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gave me stomach unrest...

Posted by PracticalReviews on Oct 26, 2013

i tried it several times and each time i got stomach unrest and none of the benefits of relaxing or sleeping aid that it suppose to give,i tried different dosages each time,i guess HTP is not for me at all...you are welcome to rate & read my other reviews

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Doctor's Best 5 HTP

Posted by Reviewer2784441 on May 24, 2013

Very good.

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Exelent product

Posted by RomStayn on Feb 16, 2013

excellent lowers appetite

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Didnt feel any efects

Posted by 4729690939004245660 on Jan 15, 2013

Unfortunately I didn't feel any effects of the veggie caps. Maybe because of the small number of caps.

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