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Griffonia Seed Extract 5-HTP

    5-HTP or 5-hydroxytryptophan is an intermediate metabolite used to produce serotonin. Serotonin is a very important substance which helps promote normal brain and nerve function. Serotonin is the main neurotransmitter that supports mood, sleep functions and appetite.


    5-HTP is sold over the counter in the United Kingdom, the United States and Canada as a dietary supplement for use as an antidepressant, appetite suppressant, and sleep aid, and is also marketed in many European countries for the indication of majordepression under trade names like Cincofarm, Levothym, Levotonine, Oxyfan, Telesol, Tript-OH, and Triptum. Several double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trials have demonstrated the effectiveness of 5-HTP in the treatment of depression, though a lack of high quality studies has been noted.

roduct Name Griffonia Seed Extract, 5HTP Specification 98%
Active Ingredients 5HTP Appearance Gray Fine powder
CAS NO. 4350-09-8 Test Method HPLC 
Chemical formula C11H12N2O3 Molar mass 220.23
Grade Food & pharmaceutic Used Part Seed

Description: 5-HTP or 5-hydroxytryptophan is an intermediate metabolite used to produce serotonin. Serotonin is a very important substance which helps promote normal brain and nerve function. Serotonin is the main neurotransmitter that supports

mood, sleep functions and appetite.




1. 5-HTP and Weight Loss. If you would like to lose weight, 5-HTP may do wonders for you as well. An appetite too

healthy may be caused by low serotonin levels. Taking in 5-HTP can normalize these levels. At the same time, 5-htp

supplements can decrease your food intake by creating a feeling of fullness. It also is able to increase the secretion

of the hormone leptin (an appetite regulator) thus resulting in enhanced weight loss.


2. 5-HTP and Bipolar Disorder. Clinical studies have shown the anti-depressant effect of 5HTP supplement for those

suffering from bipolar II disorder. 5-HTP can alleviate and reduce to improve the general quality of life of bipolar sufferers.


3. 5-HTP and Fibromyalgia. One of the major benefits of 5-HTP is the help that it gives to people with fibromyalgia.

It helps improve sleep while at the same time reduce depression, pain, stiffness, and anxiety - all of which are symptoms

of this condition.


4. 5-HTP and Headaches. 5-hydroxytryptophan supplement has also been used for treating chronic headaches suchas tension headaches, juvenile headaches, and migraine. These are conditions which may be related to low serotonin. 5-HTP has the ability to reduce the severity and frequency of these conditions, with fewer side effects compared to

other chronic headache medications.

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