5-HTP is a precursor to serotonin, a neurotransmitter involved in sending messages through the nervous system. This formula also includes B vitamins to promote nervous system health and the herb, Valerian.
Nutritional Supplement Features:
5-Hydroxytryptophan is the immediate precursor of serotonin, which is a neurotransmitter regulating numerous important bodily functions, in particular brain and nerve function.
Approximately 70% of oral 5-HTP is converted to serotonin, compared with around 3% of L-tryptophan.
Serotonin may be converted in the body to melatonin, important in regulating the sleep-wake cycle.
5-HTP (5-hydroxytryptophan or 5-hydroxy-l-tryptophan) is a natural supplement that converts in the brain into serotonin.
Serotonin is an important brain chemical involved in mood, behaviour, appetite, and sleep.
Serotonin is known as 5-HTP, or 5-hydroxytryptamine, and is found in many places in the body particularly the brain, gastrointestinal system, and blood cells.
As a food supplement for adults, one (1) vegetable capsule twice daily, with juice or water in between meals, or as directed by a healthcare practitioner.
Each vegetable capsule provides: Magnesium (as oxide, amino acid chelate) 50mg 5-HTP100mg (L-5-Hydroxytryptophan from Standardised Griffonia simplicifolia Seed Extract) Valerian Root (Valeriana officinalis) powdered Extract100mg Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine hydrochloride, P-5-P)10mg
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