5-HTP 100 mg 180 caps Pure Encapsulations
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.
|Dietary Specialty||Non GMO, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Gluten Free, Paraben Free, Preservative Free, Silicone Free, Wheat Free, Yeast Free, Free of Artificial Colors/Flavors, Binders Free, Excipients Free, Fillers Free, Hidden Coatings Free, Shellacs Free|
|Directions||As a dietary supplement, take 1-3 capsules daily, in divided doses, before meals.|
Serving Size: 1 Capsule
Servings per Container: 180
*Daily value not established.
Other Ingredients: Hypo-allergenic plant fiber (cellulose), vegetarian capsule (cellulose, water).