5-HTP 100mg 60 VegiCaps

by Pure Encapsulations

  • • 60 servings
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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.

Supplementation with 5-HTP encourages brain serotonin levels that can lead to positive effects on emotional well-being, appetite control, and wake/sleep cycles.

Serving Size

1 capsule, 60 servings per container

Contains

Hypo-allergenic plant fiber is derived from pine cellulose.

Other Ingredients

Hypo-allergenic plant fiber is added to complete capsule volume requirement.

Suggested Use

1–3 capsules per day, in divided doses, before meals.

Warnings/Cautions

Not to be taken by pregnant or lactating women. Do not use concurrently with SSRI medications or MAO inhibitors.

Supplement Facts

Serving Size is 1 capsule
Amount Per Serving%DV
5-Hydroxytyptophan100mg*
*Daily Value (DV) not established.

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