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5-HTP (5-Hydroxytryptophan)

5-Hydroxytryptophan or 5-HTP is a naturally occurring amino acid that may help to stabilise your mood, promote feelings of well-being and happiness.

5-HTP is a popular ingredient used in relaxation, sleep and mood-enhancing supplements and can also be used for appetite suppression to aid with weight loss.

We only use 100% pharmaceutical grade 5HTP in our 5HTP Capsules and Cognitone.

It is advised that 5-HTP should not be taken by people on SSRIs or other types of antidepressants.


5-HTP may be used as a weight-loss aid

For those that are dieting, fighting cravings can be the most challenging part of staying on track. Luckily, 5-HTP may suppress your appetite and support your weight loss goals.


5-HTP may help you relax before you sleep

5-HTP is a popular ingredient used in relaxation supplements, and for this reason, many users commonly take it just before they go to sleep to help them relax at the end of the day.


How to get the most out of 5-HTP

One study even suggests that 5-HTP and gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA)? have a synergistic relaxation effect that can greatly increase the effectiveness of both products.


5HTP Dosage & Directions

A typical dosage of 5-HTP is 99mg or 1 Bulk Nutrients 5-HTP capsule once a day.



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is 5-HTP?

5-HTP is a naturally occurring amino acid.

Why should I use 5-HTP?

Many users use 5-HTP to help them relax and fall asleep. It is also used to help enhance mood and improve feelings of well-being and happiness.

When is the best time to take 5-HTP?

5-HTP can be taken any time of day, however many users consume it before sleeping.

Can I take 5-HTP every day?

Yes, 5-HTP can be taken daily without the need to cycle.

What is 5-HTP made from?

5-HTP Supplements are made from extracts of the seeds of the African tree Griffonia simplicifolia.

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