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5-HTP - Healthy Me


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5-HTP is a natural component derived from the seed of the African plant Griffonia Simplicifolia. It is an active intermediate metabolite between tryptophan and serotonin. In the central nervous system, serotonin plays a significant role in the modulation of emotional mood, sleep, appetite, stress resistance, pain control and other body functions.

  • Serotonin is thought to contribute to feelings of wellbeing and happiness. This neurotransmitter regulates mood, appetite, sleep, memory and learning.
  • 5-HTP is also a precursor to melatonin, a hormone which helps regulate sleep and an antioxidant. 5-HTP supplementation supports restful sleep.
  • 5-HTP supports weight management and appetite control.

At the time of manufacture each capsule contained: 5-HTP 120mg. This product contains encapsulating aids.

Adults: Take 1-2 capsules daily, prior to sleep, away from food, or as professionally recommended.

Not to be taken by children, pregnant or lactating women, or if using MAO Inhibiting (anti-depression) and Parkinson medication. Seek professional health advice if suffering from a medical condition or taking medication before supplementing. Not suitable for vegans or vegetarians.