5-Hydroxytryptophan (5 HTP) plays an essential role in the body’s production of serotonin, which is an important chemical messenger in the brain. It may also play a key role in the body’s synthesis of melatonin. Although the body naturally makes 5 HTP from the amino acid Tryptophan, dietary sources can help to supplement the body’s production.
We live life at a demanding and challenging pace, which can take its toll on our bodies and serotonin levels. Serotonin is involved in mood, appetite and impulse control, and has a direct effect on our state of restfulness and restlessness. Because of this, serotonin is fondly referred to as the “happy hormone”.
Our Super Strength 5HTP 100mg tablets have been formulated to provide a safe and effective level of this essential amino acid, based on strengths used in successful clinical trials. We have spared no expense in sourcing premium-quality extracts from the West African plant known are Griffonia Simplicifolia, which are then produced in the UK within GMP quality approved facilities.
|Nutritional Information||Per tablet||% EC RDA|
| 5-HTP 102.05mg Griffonia Seed 98% Extract ||100mg||-|
|RDA = Recommended Daily Allowance, µg = Microgramme|
|mg = Milligram, IU = International Units|
Other Ingredients: Dicalcium Phosphate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Silicon Dioxide, Magnesium Stearate.
Suggested Daily Intake:
Take one to three tablets daily. Start on one tablet and increase if necessary. Take one hour before bedtime as a food supplement or as directed by a healthcare professional.
If you are taking any prescription medication, you have a medical condition or you have specific concerns about the suitability of our products, always consult your GP or Pharmacist prior to taking supplements. Do not exceed stated dose. Store in a cool dry place. Keep away from children at all times. Do not use if seal is broken. Pregnant or lactating women should consult a Doctor before using this product. Suitable for vegetarians. Image is for illustration purposes only. Food supplement: This product should not be used as a substitute for a varied diet. Always read the label before use.
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|Q:||can you take 5-HTP along side HRT -Elleste Duet?
|A:||The only warning we are aware of is that 5-HTP may be unsafe in pregnancy and breast-feeding. However, we would advise that, for safety reasons, we ask that you consult a pharmacist or GP to avoid possible side effects from taking both preparations at the same time.|
|Q:||Are these suitable for vegans?|
|A:||Yes, this product is suitable for vegetarians and vegans.|
What time of day is best to take these 5-htp tablets?
Many customers who struggle to get a good nights sleep find these 5HTP tablets most effective when taken 1-2 hours before bed. Others find them to be beneficial at times of tension or anxiety.
|Q:||Does your 5HTP contain any other vitamins? Or is it just 5HTP? Some suppliers of 5HTP seem to add B3 and B6 and C to their tablets. Please let me know exactly what is in each tablet.|
Our high strength 5-HTP tablets contain 100mg of active 5-HTP. They do not contain any other vitamins or minerals.
|Q:||Can this product be given to a child aged 11 yrs?|
Due to the strength of this supplement, we do not recommend that it is taken by anyone under the age of 16 years old.
|Q:||Are there any foods, drinks or other supplements you should avoid whilst taking 5htp?
We are not aware of any foods or drinks that should be avoided whilst taking 5-HTP. However, 5-HTP should not be taken in addition to other medications for depression or antidepressant drugs. Unfortunately, at Simply Supplements we are not medically trained. Therefore, if you are taking any prescription medications I would advise that you please consult with your GP prior to supplementation with 5-HTP.