Pure Encapsulations, 5-HTP 100 mg 180 capsules

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Quick Overview

    Product Description

    What Is It?
    5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) is an intermediate in the natural synthesis of the essential amino acid, tryptophan, to serotonin. Clinical studies suggest that 5-HTP supports healthy serotonin levels. In the body, 5-HTP converts to serotonin with the enzymatic removal of a carboxyl group (COOH). Serotonin is an important neurotransmitter involved in the regulation of endocrine and brain activity responsible for emotion, appetite and sleep/wake cycles.*

    Uses For 5-HTP

    Emotional Well-Being: Two open trials and a double blind comparative investigation indicate that 5-HTP provides promising support for emotional well-being. Additional studies indicate similar potential for support.*

    Appetite And Weight Management Support: 5-HTP has been shown to help moderate appetite and food cravings in study participants.*

    Cranial Vessel Comfort: In several trials, including one that involved over 100 subjects, 5-HTP has demonstrated the ability to promote healthy cranial vessel comfort and function.*

    What Is The Source?
    5-HTP is derived from the Griffonia simplicifolia plant. Hypo-allergenic plant fiber is derived from pine cellulose.

    Recommendations
    Pure Encapsulations recommends 50-300 mg per day, in divided doses, before meals.

    Are There Any Potential Side Effects Or Precautions?
    Not to be taken by pregnant or lactating women. 5-HTP may cause gastrointestinal upset in sensitive individuals.

    Are There Any Potential Drug Interactions?
    Do not use concurrently with SSRI medications or MAO inhibitors.

    Supplement Facts

    Supplement Facts
    Serving Size: 1 Vegetable Capsule
    5-hydroxytryptophan (Griffonia simplicifolia)
    100 mg

    Not to be taken by pregnant or lactating women.

    Do not use concurrently with SSRI medications or MAO inhibitors.

    Additional Information

    SKU PE-HYD11
    Name Pure Encapsulations, 5-HTP 100 mg 180 capsules
    UPC 766298003795
    MPN HYD11
    Brand Pure Encapsulations
    Form Capsule
    Shipping Weight 0.1400
    Serving Size 1
    Product Type Egg Free, Gluten Free, Hypoallergenic, Vegetarian, Wheat Free

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    I have had trouble sleeping and won't take pharmaceuticals or synthetic meds of any kind. This has been such a help for those nights when I can't get to sleep or wake up in the middle of the night and can't get back to sleep. I am finding that it is helping me relearn to sleep through the night.

    Published by CHRISTINA on 2010-12-02 01:53:54
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    • good product

      Posted by khall on February 15, 2012
      seen an improvement in mood
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