Pure Encapsulations 5-HTP 100 Mg
5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) is an intermediate in the natural synthesis of the essential amino acid, tryptophan, to serotonin. 5-HTP potentially supports healthy serotonin levels.* In the body, 5-HTP converts to serotonin with the enzymatic removal of a carboxyl group (COOH).* Serotonin is an important neurotransmitter involved in the regulation of endocrine and brain activity responsible for emotion, appetite and sleep/wake cycles.*
Uses For 5-HTP
Emotional Well-Being: 5-HTP may provide promising support for emotional well-being.*
Appetite And Weight Management Support: 5-HTP potentially helps moderate appetite and food cravings.*
Cranial Vessel Comfort: 5-HTP may have the ability to promote healthy cranial vessel comfort and function.*
5-HTP is derived from the Griffonia simplicifolia plant. Hypo-allergenic plant fiber is derived from pine cellulose.
Pure Encapsulations recommends 50-300 mg per day, in divided doses, before meals.*
Not to be taken by pregnant or lactating women. 5-HTP may cause gastrointestinal upset in sensitive individuals.*
These statements have not been evaluated by Health Canada or the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.