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L-Tryptophan 90 vcaps (TRY9) Pure Encapsulations

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L-Tryptophan (90 Caps) from Pure Encapsulations is a dietary supplement that contains a blend of nutrients such as L-Tryptophan, Niacinamide and B6 (P5P) that, when taken before bedtime, may provide support for restful sleep and emotional health.*

L-Tryptophan is a dietary supplement that may promote:

  • Serotonin synthesis to support emotional health as well as restful sleep*
  • Relaxation and lessen occasional cravings.*
  • Emotional well-being and restful sleep*
  • Promotes healthy sleep quality, onset and duration*
  • Made with hypoallergenic, vegan ingredients*

Suggested Usage: As a dietary supplement take 2-6 capsules per day, in divided doses, between meals.  Warning: This product is not intented to be taken by women who are pregnant or lactating unless recommended by a primary healthcare provider. Do not use concurrently along with serotonergic medications such as SSRI or MAO inhibitors.  Please consult your primary physician for more information.

Ingredients: Tryptopure™ l-tryptophan, Niacinamide & B6 (P5P). Other Ingredients: Vegetarian Capsule (Cellulose, Water)

Amount per serving: one vegetable capsule contains 500 mg. of Tryptopure™ l-tryptophan, 5 mg. of Niacinamide and 5 mg. of B6 (pyridoxal 5’phosphate (activated B6)). AJIPURE® and TRYPTOPURE® are registered trademarks of Ajinomoto AminoScience LLC

More information on this L-Tryptophan product from Pure Encapsulations:

How does the body use L-Tryptophan?
According to the manufacturer, L-Tryptophan is an essential amino acid that is used by the body as a serotonin precursor. Research has indicated that l-tryptophan supplementation may support emotional well-being and restful sleep. In a double blind placebo-controlled study, l-tryptophan supported healthy emotional processing and promoted positive outlook in women. In a separate study, it supported healthy mood and lessened occasional irritability during the menstrual cycle. l-Tryptophan also supports healthy sleep quality, onset and duration. Additional research suggests that tryptophan may promote relaxation and help control occasional cravings. Niacinamide and vitamin B6 provide enhanced support as important cofactors involved in the metabolism of l-tryptophan.*

What Is The Source?
Pure Encapsulations' L-tryptophan product is derived from corn dextrose fermentation. It is tested for contaminants, including EBT (peak E) and endotoxin.

Both ingredients Niacinamide & pyridoxal 5’phosphate (activated B6) which are often found in many dietary supplements are synthetically created. Ascorbyl palmitate is also derived from corn dextrose fermentation & palm oil.  Each capsule also includes hypoallergenic plant fiber which is derived from pine cellulose.

Pure Encapsulations manufactures high-quality‚ hypoallergenic dietary supplements made with the most bioavailable ingredients possible. Pure Encapsulations is committed to manufacturing products made without artificial additives, allergens, GMO's, enviromental contaminants or added excipients. Quality control is confirmed by third-party laboratory reviews of all finished products for potency and purity.

Are there any known potential side effects or precautions from taking L-Tryptophan in general?
Yes, consult your physician for more information if you experience any of the following while taking L-Tryptophan:

  • Gastrointestinal (GI) side effects may include heartburn, belching, diarrhea, & flatulence
  • Nausea, vomiting, headache, dry mouth, visual blurring, ataxia, or drowsiness.
  • Taking this amino acid is contra-indicated while on sedative and antipsychotic medications.

GMO Policy at Pure Encapsulations:
All Pure Encapsulations ingredients, such as those derived from corn, are GMO free. Pure Encapsulations obtains statements from each of their suppliers certifying that the ingredients do not contain GMOs. For some nutrients, Pure Encapsulations conducts PCR testing to confirm the absence of genetically modified material.*

*These statements have not been evaluated by the U.S. Food and Drug administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. TCM is an acronym for Traditional Chinese Medicine.

**The information provided on this site is for informational purposes only, not intended to replace your doctor's or other health care professional's advice or treatment. Nor is any information contained on or in any product label or packaging intended to provide or replace professional health care advice. Do not use the this site's information for diagnosis or treatment of any health problem, nor for prescription of any treatment or medication. Always consult with a healthcare professional before undertaking any diet, exercise, herbal or other supplementation program, taking any medications, or if you suspect you may have or already have any type of health problem. Do not stop taking any medication without first consulting your doctor.