- Improves mood
- Regulates the sleep cycle
- Increases energy and vitality
L-Tryptophan of Now Foods is a nutritional supplement containing the L-tryptophan, a precursor amino-acid serotonin, a neurotransmitter involved in the regulation of our mood. Not obtaining the needed levels of tryptophan in our body can lead to a decrease in serotonin synthesis. And it is proven that people with low levels of this hormone are more likely to suffer depression, irritability and mood swings. In addition, a deficit of this amino-acid can result in a low mood, lack of energy and in general, what experts call, chronic fatigue syndrome.
Therefore tryptophan can be a good natural remedy to combat listless mood states, not excessively deep sleep alterations, high intellectual demand states, exhausting emotional episodes, etc. In general, tryptophan helps us alleviate not very severe emotional ups and downs.
Tryptophan is not only a serotonin precursor; but melatonin's too. Melatonin is helpful to regulate sleep and influences the management of the daily cycle between sleep and wakefulness.