Ortho Molecular Products 5-HTP 100 mg, 90 Capsules

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This formulation of 5-HTP from Ortho Molecular Products has been carefully extracted from seeds of the African plant Griffonia Simplicifolia. 5-HTP is an amino acid which is a popular choice for supporting a balanced mood and relaxation due to its role as a precursor in serotonin formation.

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Description

  • 100 mg of 5-HTP in every Natural Vegetable Capsule.
  • 5-HTP is a serotonin precursor which is known for its ability to cross the blood-brain barrier.
  • May aid in mood balance and achieving a state of relaxation before sleep.
  • Contains no gluten, corn, yeast, artificial colors and flavors.
  • 90 complete servings.

Understanding the Popularity & Efficacy of 5-HTP Supplements

Feelings of relaxation and other aspects of a balanced mood are highly dependant on a healthy release of neurotransmitters like serotonin. While many factors impact the synthesis and release of serotonin, few nutrients have been found to be as directly relevant to the process as 5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP). This amino acid is known for its ability to cross the blood-brain barrier (something which ingested serotonin is incapable of), and to be freely converted to serotonin without biochemical feedback inhibition. However, exaggerated claims regarding 5-HTP’s potential to counter the effects of mental health conditions like depression should be viewed skeptically.1*

 

Warnings:

  • If pregnant, nursing, or undergoing treatment for a medical condition, consult your physician before taking this product.
  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Do not exceed recommended dose.

 

* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This Product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

Supplement Facts

Serving Size: 1 Capsule

Servings Per Container: 90

Amount Per Serving
5-HTP100 mg
Other Ingredients: Natural Vegetable Capsules, This product may contain one or more of the following:, Calcium Silicate, Magnesium Stearate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Silicon Dioxide

Dosage & Use

  • 1 or more capsules per day or as recommended by your health care professional.

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References

  1. 5-HTP efficacy and contraindications