5-HTP (5-Hydroxytryptophan) 50 mg.

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5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) is an intermediate in the natural synthesis of the essential amino acid, tryptophan, to serotonin. The enzyme tryptophan hydroxylase adds a hydroxyl group (OH) to tryptophan, forming the 5-HTP intermediate. In the body, it converts to serotonin with the removal of a carboxyl group (COOH) by a second enzyme. Serotonin is an important neurotransmitter involved in the regulation of endocrine and brain activity responsible for emotion, appetite and sleep/wake cycles. In clinical studies, administration of 5-HTP supported serotonin production. The 5-HTP supplied in this supplement is derived from the Griffonia simplicifolia plant.


  • 5-HTP 50 mg(5-Hydroxytryptophan)
  • Supplemental Facts
  • Amount Per Serving

each vegetarian capsule contains:

  • - 5-hydroxytryptophan - 50 mg

Other ingredients:

  • hypoallergenic plant fiber (cellulose)
  • vegetarian capsule (cellulose
  • water)
  • Not to be taken by pregnant or lactating women. Do not use concurrently with antidepressants. - 1 capsule
  • 1-4 times daily
  • before meals
  • or as directed by a health professional.

5-HTP (5-Hydroxytryptophan) 50 mg.

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