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Market status:
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Licence holder:
New Roots Herbal Inc.
Dosage Form:
Recommended route of administration:


Recommended dose:
Sub population (Sub Pop.) Quantity (Qty) Frequency (Freq.)
Sub Pop. Age Min. Max. UoM Footnote1 Age Qty Min. Max. UoM Qty Freq. Min. Max. UoM Freq.
Adults 1.0 2.0 capsule 1 daily
Recommended use or purpose:
Helps in the management of some forms of stress (physical, psyhological, sleep depravation, multitasking etc.) (Avraham 2001; Deijen 1999; Tomas 1999; Neri 1995; Deijen 1994; Shurtleff 1994; Banderet 1989; Elwes 1989)
Risk Information:
Cautions and Warnings 
Consult a health care provider if you have hyperthyroidism or Grave's Disease (Jellin et al. 2003) Consult a health care provider if you are taking dopamine, thyroid hormone medication and/or contraceptive medications (van Spronsen 2001).
Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Known Adverse Reactions 
Discontinue if you experience nausea, headache, fatigue, hearburn or joint pain (Jellin et al. 2003).
List of medicinal ingredients:
Medicinal ingredients Quantity (Qty) Extract Potency
(S)-alpha-Amino-4-hydroxybenzenepropanoic acid 500.0 mg
List of non-medicinal ingredients:
  • Hypromellose
  • Magnesium Stearate
  • Microcrystalline cellulose
  • Purified water
  • Silicon dioxide
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