5-HTP at the cerebral level and acts in increased CNS serotonin production. Serotonin is related with sleep, appetite, body temperature, sexual behavior, and pain sensation.
5-HTP has some advantages over L-tryptophan:
- Intestinal absorption is greater
- His intake prevents the conversion of L-tryptophan to 5-HTP, this reaction is catalyzed by the enzyme tryptophan hydroxylase is also called 5-tryptophan is the limiting step in the synthesis of serotonin, therefore improving efficiency for obtain serotonin
- It can not be diverted for the production of niacin no protein
- Easily crosses the blood brain barrier
5-HTP has been shown as an adjunct in the treatment of:
- Sleep Disorders
Agricultural Ingredients 5-http Crafts (Hydroxytryptophan) 60 capsules
Stabilizer (microcrystalline cellulose), L-5-hydroxytryptophan, maltodextrin, vegetable capsule (thickener (hydroxypropyl methylcellulose), colors (oxides and hydroxides)), emulsifier (magnesium salts of fatty acids), anti-caking agent (silicon dioxide).
Each capsule contains 100 mg of 5-Hydroxytryptophan from Griffonia simplicifolia.
Take 1 capsule daily with plenty of water between meals.
Bottle of 60 capsules.