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Pure Encapsulation 5-HTP 60 Caps

Pure Encapsulation 5-HTP 60 Caps

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  • Features plant-derived 5-HTP
  • Used as a sleep aid

5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) is an intermediate in the natural synthesis of serotonin from the essential amino acid tryptophan. The enzyme tryptophan hydroxylase adds a hydroxyl group (OH) to tryptophan, forming the 5-HTP intermediate. In the body, 5-HTP is converted to serotonin with the removal of a carboxyl group (COOH) by a second enzyme. 5-HTP is involved in the regulation of endocrine and brain activity responsible for emotion and sleep/wake cycles.

In clinical studies, administration of 5-HTP has been reported to improve rapid eye movement (REM) sleep duration and promote emotional well-being. The 5-HTP supplied in this supplement is derived from the Griffonia simplicifolia plant.

Each vegetable capsule contains:

5-hydroxytryptophan (Griffonia simplicifolia) ................................ 100 mg

(hypo-allergenic plant fiber added to complete capsule volume requirement)

Non-medicinal ingredients:

Hypo-allergenic plant cellulose, Hydroxy propyl methylcellulose, Purified water.

Recommended Use:

Helps to promote healthy mood balance. Used as a sleep aid.

Recommended Dose:

Adults. Healthy mood balance: Take 1 capsule 3 times daily with meals. Sleep aid: Take 1–2 capsules daily, 30– 45 minutes before bedtime. Duration of Use: Healthy mood balance: Use for a minimum of 1 week to see beneficial effects. Consult a healthcare practitioner for use beyond one year.

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