What is 5-HTP?
5-HTP, also known as 5-Hydroxy L-Tryptophan, is a compound that the body makes from the amino acid tryptophan. It plays a key role as a precursor to serotonin - sometimes referred to as the happiness hormone.
What are 5-HTP benefits when taken?
Serotonin is a natural neurotransmitter that has been linked in research with improving a variety of bodily functions, including; improved sleep quality, appetite suppression and enhanced mood. As such, many people add 5-HTP to their supplement regime to improve these factors.
Who is 5-HTP suitable for?
5-HTP capsules are suitable for the vast majority of adults, especially those looking to try and improve sleep quality, mood and aid weight management. 5-HTP is also suitable for anyone taking part in intense bouts of high-intensity exercise. They come in an easy to swallow capsule, containing 50mg 5-HTP per capsule.
We advise to not take 5-HTP If taking medication for depression.