5-HTP Capsules 100mg
Experience mood and sleep support with 5-HTP Capsules 100mg. Derived from Griffonia simplicifolia seeds, this natural supplement increases serotonin levels for improved well-being and relaxation. Achieve a balanced mood and better sleep with 5-HTP Capsules.
5-HTP, or 5-Hydroxytryptophan, is a chemical by-product synthesized in the body starting from the essential amino acid tryptophan.
5-HTP is also the immediate precursor of serotonin! As a nootropic supplement, 5-HTP is commonly manufactured from the seeds of an African plant, Griffonia simplicifolia.
What is Tryptophan?
Tryptophan is an essential amino acid which constitutes many proteins and helps the body in its natural production of melatonin and serotonin, both fundamental to regulate sleep and mood.
Other sources of tryptophan are foods rich in protein such as beef, fish and dairy products.
What is Serotonin?
Serotonin is a chemical that allows communication between nerve cells in your brain and body. Furthermore, Serotonin supports the normal functioning of your mood, sleep, digestion, bone health and many more!
Low serotonin levels can trouble the natural functioning of your body, causing physical and psychological health problems.
What is melatonin?
Melatonin is a hormone produced naturally by the brain that allows the regulation of sleep, helping your circadian rhythms.
With the exposure to bright lights during the night, the production of melatonin will stop, potentially interfering with your sleep.
What are benefits of 5-HTP Capsules 100mg?
5-HTP derives from tryptophan and it could therefore help support the normal functioning of the nervous system.
Being a precursor of melatonin, it might help with the normal sleep regulation of your body.
Stacking 5-HTP Capsules 100mg
Magnesium is fundamental when it comes to reducing fatigue and tiredness: try stacking it with 5-HTP for an optimal sleep support!
Dosage per day: 50 – 150 mg Extended usage: 5-HTP does not appear to be habit-forming. Usage notes: Taking 5-HTP supplementation alone leads to the depletion of dopamine and the rest of the catecholamines. To prevent disrupting the delicate balance of your serotonin and dopamine levels, stack 5-HTP with a dopamine precursor, like L-Tyrosine or L-DOPA, along with B-vitamins and sulfur-containing amino acid (taurine, methionine, cysteine, or homocysteine).
5-HTP possible side effects
Possible side effects of 5-HTP supplementation include:
- Heart palpitations
- Stomach pain
- Sexual problems
- Muscle issues
5-HTP, cellulose (vegetarian capsules)
User discretion is advised. Individuals from the following groups and/or any other groups at risk should consult with a doctor prior to taking this or any other medication:
- Pregnancy or lactating women
- Children under the age of 12
- Individuals with kidney problems
- Individuals with heart and/or blood pressure problems
- Immunocompromised individuals
It is also important to note that 5-HTP is not to be used in conjunction with antidepressants and belongs to all types of SSRIs, tricyclics, and MAOs. The combination of 5-HTP supplementation and antidepressants can cause serotonin syndrome.
- Do not exceed the recommended dose
- Keep out of reach of children
- Store in cool dark conditions
- Do not consume past the expiry date
- Suitable for vegans/vegetarians
- This product and its statements have not been evaluated by the FDA or any other regulatory body
- This product is a dietary supplement and is not a substitute for a varied and balanced diet and/or healthy lifestyle
Why choose us?
We know that everybody is different, and sometimes a pre-mixed supplement just doesn’t work for you. That’s why we choose to not mix our pure products with any additives, to offer you complete control over your supplement choice.
We test our products periodically and manually check to ensure the best possible quality, and all of our capsules are vegetarian.
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