Supplementation with 5-HTP encourages brain serotonin levels that can lead
to positive effects on emotional well-being, appetite control, and wake/sleep
5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) by Pure Encapsulations 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.
Cost Per Serving: $0.54
Brand: Pure Encapsulations
Delivery type: Vegetarian Capsule
Contraindications: Do not use concurrently with SSRI medications or MAOinhibitors.
Made In: USA
Serving size: 1 capsule
Servings per container: 60
|5-hydroxytryptophan (Griffonia simplicifolia)||100 mg||-|
Hypo-allergenic plant fiber added to complete capsule volume requirement
1-6 capsules per day, in divided doses, before meals.
Not to be taken by pregnant or lactating women. Do not use concurrently with SSRI medications or MAO inhibitors.
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