- 100mg of Griffonia seed 5-HTP
- Vegetable capsules
- Vegetarian formula
- Each capsule provides 100mg of 5-hydroxytryptophan
What is 5-HTP?
5-HTP (5-Hydroxy-L-tryptophan) by HSN Essential is derived from the amino acid tryptophan, that is the greatest precursor of serotonin.
This supplement is 100% natural and obtained from the seed of Griffonia simplicifolia.
What is Serotonin?
Serotonin is a substance released by our brain and is in charge of controlling important functions that have an impact on our mood, sleep cycles. memory, learning abilities, temperature regulation, sexual behaviour, cardiovascular function, muscle contraction and endocrine regulation.
The production of serotonin decrease with age, in addition to being able to reduce at any moment of life because of certain situations of stress. Low levels of this substance can cause states of depression, anxiety and insomnia. (1)
Benefits from taking 5-HTP
5-HTP can help to promote and restore health serotonin levels in the body, which may improve the following pathologies:
- Positive state of mind
- Depressive symptoms
- Weight loss
- Frequent headaches
- Pre-Menstrual syndrome
All of these beneficial effects are included in the following study on 5-HTP. (2)
5-HTP to lose weight
5-HTP may also be highly beneficial for weight control diets, as it helps to control anxiety and reduce appetite, and consequently keeping calm when facing an uncontrolled desire of eating anxiously to improve our mood. (3)
Who can take 5-HTP?
- All of those people who wish to benefit from any of the positive effects that are provided by the supplementation with 5-HTP.
1. Lv J, Liu F. The Role of Serotonin beyond the Central Nervous System during Embryogenesis. Front Cell Neurosci. 2017 Mar 13;11:74. doi: 10.3389/fncel.2017.00074. eCollection 2017.
2. Birdsall TC. '5-Hydroxytryptophan: a clinically-effective serotonin precursor'. Altern Med Rev. 1998 Aug;3(4):271-80.
3. Halford JC, Harrold JA, Lawton CL, Blundell JE. Serotonin (5-HT) drugs: effects on appetite expression and use for the treatment of obesity. Curr Drug Targets. 2005 Mar;6(2):201-13.
Nutritional Facts 5-HTP 100mg - 120 veg caps
|per serviceDaily dose|
|Information 5-HTP 100mg - 120 veg caps|
|Serving's size: 1 vegetable capsule|
|Amount per serving|
|5-HTP (5-hidroxitritófano) (Griffonia simplicifolia)||100mg|
|Ingredients: Emulsifier E460i (microcrystalline cellulose), 5-hydroxytryphophan (5-HTP) (from Griffonia seed extract), white vegetable capsule (capsule), anti-caking agent E470b (magnesium stearate), anti-caking agent E551 (silicon dioxide).|
How to take 5-HTP 100mg - 120 veg caps:As a dietary supplement, take 1 capsule before bedtime on an empty stomach.
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