Now Foods 5-Htp 50 Mg (90 Caps) (90 Capsules)
In the body, (5-hydroxytryptophan), is synthesized from tryptophan and is a precursor to the neurotransmitter serotonin. Serotonin is found in the brain, blood platelets, and cells of the gastrointestinal tract. As serotonin is found in the brain and central nervous system, it has many implications in cognition, mental health and sleep patterns. Supplementation of 5-HTP has shown a distinctive ability to boost serotonin levels. Serotonin is an important neurotransmitter involved in mood, behavior, appetite, impulse control such as gambling, and sleep. Now Foods 5-HTP:
»Serotonin is a compound found in the body and concentrated especially in the brain. This neurotransmitter is responsible for regulation of mood and behavior. Having adequate levels of serotonin can help in feeling calm and relaxed; having too little sometimes leads to irritability and uneasiness. »5-HTP (5-hydroxytryptophan) is a metabolite of the amino acid tryptophan. You may know tryptophan as the agent in turkey that makes you feel like taking a nap after Thanksgiving dinner (in addition to a full belly). Where does 5-HTP come from?
- Promotes Balanced Serotonin Levels
- Mood Enhancer
- Sleep Better
- Helps Control Appetite
5-HTP is extracted from Griffonia simplicifolia. Griffonia simplicifolia is an African plant which is extracted to produce 5-HTP, the intermediate metabolite between the amino acid L-tryptophan and serotonin.
Ingredient Details:5-HTP (5-hydroxytryptophan) (Griffonia) 50mg. White Rice Powder and Cellulose (capsule).
Contains no yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, milk, sugar, salt, colors or preservatives.
Expert Advice:5-HTP is a direct precursor of the important inhibitory neurotransmitter serotonin, which is secreted in response to mood or emotion swings. Serotonin soothes and calms and brings about feelings of contentment.
Suggested Use:As a dietary supplement, take 1 Vegetable Capsule daily, preferably on an empty stomach at bedtime.
Cautions:Please discard the inedible freshness packet enclosed. This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, cure or prevent any diseases.
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