L-Tyrosine is a conditionally indispensable amino acid required for the production of the neurotransmitters dopamine, adrenaline, and noradrenaline, as well as for the skin pigment, melanin.* Noradrenaline (norepinephrine) and adrenaline (epinephrine) are the main actors in the bodys response to acute stress and, along with dopamine, help to support a positive mood and mental alertness.* In addition, L-Tyrosine is especially critical for the normal function of the thyroid gland.* Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, fish, shellfish or tree nut ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens. Caution: For adults only. Consult physician if pregnant/nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition. Persons with thyroid disease (hyperthyroidism), melanoma, or those taking MAO inhibitors or other mood altering medications should seek the advice of a physician before consuming this product. Keep out of reach of children. Natural color variation may occur in this product. The L-Tyrosine used in this product is Pharmaceutical Grade. Family owned since 1968.