GABA (Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid) is a non-protein amino acid that functions as a neurotransmitter in the human brain. GABA is known as the brain's own calming agent and is naturally produced in the body. By supporting a naturally balanced level of brain stimulation, GABA's presence within the central nervous system may help promote relaxation and ease nervous tension. NOW provides only the naturally occurring L-form of GABA as found in food, as well as in the body. This powder forms allows for controlled dosing.
Adult Dosage: Take ¼ level teaspoon daily between meals or on an empty stomach. Consult a health care practitioner for use beyond 3 weeks.
Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you have epilepsy. Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen. Consumption with alcohol, other medications or natural health products with sedative properties is not recommended. Some people may experience drowsiness. Exercise caution if operating heavy machinery, driving a motor vehicle or involved in activities requiring mental alertness.