- 100mg of Griffonia seed 5-HTP
- Helps maintain healthy levels of serotonin
- Helps reduce anxiety
- Great alternative to help improve mood, reduce appetite and sleep better
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.
Serotonin also maintains adequate levels of Melatonin in our body, a substance that is created in the pineal gland and that is in charge of regulating sleep/cycle cycles.
Sleeping properly is of great importance not only for our health but also for improving our performance and increasing our muscle mass, because while we are sleeping important hormones are secreted such as the growth hormone.
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
5-HTP and Athletic performance
Many athletes take 5-HTP supplements, especially during intense periods of training and competition, as it helps them relax and have a deeper and more restorative sleep, helping to optimize physical and mental recovery, at a hormonal level, regulating and secreting higher amounts of growth hormone.
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.
Who can take 5-HTP?
5-HTP 100 MG from HSN Essentials is the natural alternative to using drugs to maintain correct levels of serotonin, promote wellness, relaxation, control anxiety and promote a restful sleep.
- Can be consumed by any person who feels nervous, stressed, with alterations of sleep or state of mind.
- People following a weight control diet.