What is 5-HTP?
5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) is an amino acid found naturally in the seeds of Griffonia simplicifolia, a medicinal plant native to West Africa. It cannot be obtained through food and has been used and researched clinically for three decades.
5-HTP is a direct precursor to the synthesis of serotonin, an important brain chemical that is involved in sleep, mood, anxiety, aggression, appetite, body temperate control and pain sensation.
Since 5-HTP increases the synthesis of serotonin, it is used for conditions where serotonin is believed to play an important role:
Recommended adult dosage: Take 1 capsule, 3 times daily.
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