5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) is an amino acid that is the intermediate step between tryptophan and the important brain neurotransmitter Serotonin. Serotonin is involved in mood, behaviour, appetite, and sleep.
HealthAid 5-HTP is derived naturally from an African seed (Griffonia simplicifolia).
Directions: As a food supplement, adults and children over 16 years of age, one to two tablets daily, can be increased to four if required. Maximum of six tablets can be taken a day. Do not exceed recommended daily intake unless advised by a healthcare professional.
Not suitable for individuals taking sleeping pills or other mood modifying drugs.
Each HealthAid 5 Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) 50mg Tablet contains (average) :L-5 HydroxyTryptoPhan from Griffonia simplicifolia seed extract 50mg. INGREDIENTS: Bulking Agent (microcrystalline cellulose, di-calcium phosphate), L-5 Hydroxytryptophan (Griffonia simplicifolia seed extract), Controlled Release Agent (hydroxy propyl methyl cellulose), Anti-caking Agent (veg. magnesium stearate, silica), Binding Agent (acacia gum).
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