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Non-GMO Project VerifiedThe Non-GMO Project Verified seal is a guarantee that an item is manufactured using the very best practices for GMO avoidance.
Certified by Vegan ActionAll products certified by Vegan Action must comply with the philosophy of “ethical veganism,” which rejects the commodity status of animals.
5-HTP Gold features a natural source of 5-L-hydroxytryptophan and is guaranteed free of harmful Peak-X. 5-HTP Gold is manufactured in the USA to industry-defining quality standards and is verified by independent third-party labs to meet identity, purity, and potency label claims.
- 120 veggie capsules bottle (SKU #0220) is delayed 4-6 weeks
- Natural source of 5-HTP
- Non-habit forming
- Does not contain ephedra or ephedrine
- Non-GMO Project Verified
- Certified by Vegan Action
- No contaminants
- No pesticides
- No herbicides
- No harmful additives
- No residual solvents
- No magnesium stearate
- No hexanes
- No peak-x
- Guaranteed free of 7 common allergens
5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP), also known as oxitriptan, is a naturally occurring amino acid extracted from the beans of an African plant, Griffonia simplicifolia. It is a chemical precursor as well as metabolic intermediate in the biosynthesis of the neurotransmitters serotonin and melatonin from tryptophan. The positive mood-supporting action of 5-HTP is thought to be derived from its effect on the production of serotonin in central nervous system tissue. 5-HTP can help support positive mood, appetite management, relaxation, and restful sleep when taken as directed and in conjunction with a healthy lifestyle.*
However, these benefits are only meaningful if the supplement is inherently safe, and some are not. In 1998, researchers at the Mayo Clinic asserted that several commercially available 5-HTP supplements contained trace levels of Peak-X, a substance that has been associated with eosinophilia myalgia syndrome and similar illnesses. Our 5-HTP Gold is manufactured using an extract that is guaranteed by an independent, third-party lab to be 100% free of Peak-X, so you can be assured that you are getting an exceptionally pure product without the safety hazards present in other 5-HTP supplements.
Non-GMO Project Verified
5-HTP Gold is Non-GMO Project Verified, which provides assurance that the product has been manufactured in accordance with the best practices for GMO avoidance. The Non-GMO Project is North America's premier verification program.
Certified by Vegan Action
Vegan Action has offered vegan certification since 1995. Their official seal is proof that 5-HTP Gold does not contain ingredients derived from animals or animal by-products, is free of animal-derived GMOs or genes, and is not the subject of ongoing animal testing.
Free of 7 Common Allergens
We like to make supplements that can be enjoyed by everyone. That's why our products are always compliant with the best practices for avoiding allergens and minimizing cross-contamination. 5-HTP Gold is free of soy, gluten, egg, milk, peanut, shellfish, and corn allergens.
Made Without Magnesium Stearate
The use of magnesium stearate is a topic of contention in the supplement industry, with some studies suggesting it can have long-term health consequences. Our take on the matter is simple: as long as magnesium stearate has yet to be proven safe, we WILL NOT use it in any of our products.
Clean Label Guarantee
Consistent with our guiding principle to “do no harm,” 5-HTP Gold is manufactured without the use of additives or preservatives. It contains absolutely NO contaminants, pesticides, herbicides, harmful additives, residual solvents, magnesium stearate, hexanes, or peak-x.
3rd-party Tested for Purity and Potency
Like all NutriGold products, 5-HTP Gold is subject to over 140 purity and potency assays by independent, third-party labs to ensure that the product meets or exceeds its claims. So, you can be certain that what's on the label is what's in the bottle. Nothing more, nothing less.