5-HTP Powder



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5-HTP (5-Hydroxy L-Tryptophan) is a compound that the body makes from the amino acid tryptophan and is a precursor to the neurotransmitter serotonin.

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5-HTP Powder

5-HTP Overview

5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) is a naturally occurring amino acid as well as a metabolic intermediate in the biosynthesis of the neurotransmitters serotonin and melatonin from tryptophan. 5-HTP Powder has been used in a range of different applications and is well documented to have positive effects on appetite suppression, sleep quality, reduction of migraines, improvements to anxiety and mood.

More benefits of 5-HTP Powder include:

  • 5-HTP may aid weight loss by promoting feelings of fullness: In one study, 20 people with diabetes were randomly assigned to receive either 5-HTP powder or a placebo for two weeks. The results showed that those who received 5-HTP consumed approximately 435 fewer calories per day, compared to the placebo group.


  • 5-HTP may promote sleep by increasing melatonin production: 5-HTP produces serotonin, which can be converted into the hormone melatonin, which plays an important role in sleep. One human-based study showed that a combination of 5-HTP and gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) significantly reduced the time it took to fall asleep, increased sleep duration and improved sleep quality

Scientific Studies

Suggested Usage

As a dietary supplement take one capsule (100mg) daily with food or as directed by your medical professional. DO NOT take if you are on SSRI’s or other types of anti depressant medications. DO NOT exceed the recommended dose.

Please note


Not suitable for children or pregnant women. Should only be used under medical or dietic supervision. This product is not a sole source of nutrition and should be consumed in conjunction with a nutritious diet and appropriate physical training or exercise program.


Keep out of reach of children. Do not take this supplement or any other supplements if you are under 18, pregnant or nursing a baby or if you have any known or suspected medical conditions and/ or taking prescription drug(s) or other medication(s). Always consult with a qualified medical professional before taking any new dietary supplements. This product makes no claims to prevent, diagnose, cure or alleviate any disease, ailment, defect or injury. All Information is pulled from research studies and is for educational purposes only.


Weight 0.025 kg
Dimensions 17 × 2 × 14 cm

25g, 50g


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