Frequently Asked Questions

Product—Balance Beam Mood Complex

Take two (2) capsules together daily, with or without food, AM or PM ⏰. For best results, take 2 capsules daily for at least three (3) months. Do not exceed recommended serving size.

Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight and in a place that will remind you to take your supplement daily (e.g. bedside table, bathroom shelf, desk) ☀️

Please make sure they are out of reach of children.

Yes, they are vegan and cruelty-free!

Even our Vitamin D3—which is usually from non-vegan sources in other brands’ supplements—is from a plant source, Lichen.

Other capsules are often made of animal gelatin, but ours are vegan, made from plant cellulose.

Looni’s BBMC supplement is formulated with 100% non-GMO ingredients.

Looni’s BBMC ingredients are currently 43% organic and 100% non-GMO. A goal is to keep pushing for 100% organic products wherever possible.

You should only take the recommended dose. If you do take more than the recommended dose, we advise giving your health care provider a call or 911 if you are experiencing any reaction. Note this is informational only and is not medical advice.

Research (Sarzi Puttini P, Caruso I.; De Benedittis G, Massei R.; George DT, Lindquist T, Rawlings RR, et al.; Nicolodi, Sicuteri) has shown 5HTP has been used safely in doses up to 400 mg for up to one year—note that BBMC has less than half of this dose.

As a practice, both of our founders like to stop taking all supplements during our bleed phase and then resume when it’s over🩸

We do not recommend taking BBMC when pregnant or breastfeeding.

Adaptogens (e.g. Ashwagandha) and 5-HTP (5-Hydroxytryptophan) are generally not advised when pregnant or while breastfeeding.

We recommend checking with your physician before using any supplements.

You should always consult your physician if you are already taking any anti-depressants—some may interact and others may be ok.

Always consult your physician before taking BBMC supplement with any prescription medication.

It’s important to discuss your herbal supplements with your physician, especially if you are taking multiple herbal supplements. Some botanicals and herbs have recommended limits to the doses you should take—for example, doses of 5-HTP at 6-10g daily (note BBMC has under 0.002g) have been associated with gastrointestinal effects and hypokinesis (Wyatt, R. J., Vaughan, T., Galanter, M., Kaplan, J., and Green, R.).

By law, there is no FDA approval for supplements in the USA. However, our products are manufactured in accordance to the FDA’s current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and we conduct third-party lab testing to further ensure safety and quality.

Our products are tested by third-party labs to check that what we state on the label is actually in the product, as well testing for heavy metals and microbials. You’ll find the Certificates of Analysis published on the product pages of for full transparency.

A number of experts across the USA help make our product.

We work with specialists, which vary depending on the intention of the product, to formulate our products. See our Science page to learn more about our expert team of medical advisors.

We recommend taking BBMC for at least 3 months for your body to reach a new equilibrium—however, some people feel a difference within a couple of weeks.

The proportion of a nutrient that is absorbed and utilized by the body.