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5-HTP 100mg, 5-hydroxytryptophan

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5-HTP 100mg GPH 5-hydroxytryptophan Capsules

The seeds of the African black bean, Griffonia simplicifolia, contain significant amounts of a substance that is also important for humans — 5-hydroxytryptophan, also known as 5-HTP.

5-HTP plays an essential role in the production of serotonin, which is also called the "happiness hormone", and is formed in the human body from L-tryptophan, an essential amino acid. Essential means that the amino acid cannot be produced by the body itself, but must be supplied with food.

At the blood-brain barrier, however, L-tryptophan competes with other amino acids (tyrosine, phenylalanine, valine, leucine, isoleucine) for their common transporter, which limits the supply of 5-HTP and thus serotonin production.
5-HTP can pass the blood-brain barrier without restrictions and is therefore available in sufficient quantities for serotonin synthesis.
Serotonin, also known as the happiness hormone, is an endogenous hormone.
It affects mood, the sleep-wake cycle, appetite (high serotonin levels decrease appetite) and the perception of pain.
Especially with depressive moods and migraines, a reduced serotonin level can often be observed.

Magnesium is an essential mineral and is necessary for a variety of biochemical functions. As an important activator, it is involved in over 300 metabolic processes in the human body. Magnesium plays a crucial role in energy metabolism, nerve function and muscle function (muscle relaxation). A lack of magnesium can manifest itself, among other things, in the form of depressive moods, inner restlessness, dizziness, lack of concentration, migraines and irritability.

5-HTP 50 mg GPH Capsules are a dietetic food for special medical purposes in the treatment of depression. 5-HTP serves as a precursor to serotonin production and counteracts depressive moods. It also has a positive effect on migraines and sleep disorders. The combination with magnesium supports the mood-enhancing effect.

Description 5-HTP 100mg, 5-hydroxytryptophan of raw materials:
The 5-HTP-rich extract from the seeds of African black beans (Griffonia simplicifolia) is free from Peak X and meets the highest quality requirements. Magnesium is added in the form of magnesium oxide. The gelatine used in the hard gelatine capsules is BSE/TSE-tested pharmaceutical gelatine.

magnesium oxide (41%); capsule shell: gelatin; Color in the capsule shell: titanium dioxide; Bulking agent: mannitol (excessive consumption can have a laxative effect!); Griffonia seed extract (12%)

K Shaw, J Turner, C Del Mar: Tryptophan and 5-Hydroxytryptophan for depression. In: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Issue 1, 2002, Art. No.: CD003198. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD003198 Recommended

5-HTP 100mg, 5-hydroxytryptophan dosage:
Adults: Take 1 capsule 2 - 3 times a day with liquid.

2 capsules contain 100 mg hydroxytryptophan from Griffonia seed extract and 200 mg magnesium.

3 capsules contain 150 mg hydroxytryptophan from Griffonia seed extract and 300 mg magnesium.

5-HTP 100mg, 5-hydroxytryptophan Notes:
Gluten free. Lactose free. Yeast Free.