5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) is a precursor to serotonin, a brain neurotransmitter associated with the feeling of well-being.
5-HTP or 5-HTP is a natural supplement that is extracted from the seed of Griffonia simplicifolia and changes the brain into serotonin. Serotonin is an crucial brain chemical required for regulating the mood, behavior, appetite, and sleep patterns in a person, it is also required for impulse control. Low levels of serotonin could lead to habit-forming behaviors. Serotonin is also called 5-HT, or 5-hydroxytryptamine, and is in several places of the body like the intestine, brain and blood cells.
Why These Natural Ingredients?
The precursor to serotonin, our 5-HTP has been shown to be effective in people with mood disorders, restless sleep, and anxiety. Since some individuals are deficient in serotonin and the 5-HTP supplement may be very helpful to them. The quantity of 5-HTP needed vary significantly and is based on the condition being treated.