This supplement is made from Griffonia Simplicifolia Extract, an African plant. This supplement can help increase serotonin production in the brain naturally. Serotonin regulates mood and behaviors; it is a vital neurotransmitter for brain function.
This product can help people with sleep disorders, anxiety, pain, insomnia and depression. It can also help to regulate appetite and promote weight loss. In studies, 5-HTP leads people to feel fuller after eating. This supplement has had positive results when taken by patients for depression and mood disorders, insomnia, migraines, and Parkinson's disease.
5-HTP is used by the body to manufacture serotonin, a substance important for normal nerve and brain function. Serotonin plays significant roles in dreams, emotions, and in control of the pain, inflammations, and other functions of the body.
Diagram 1 shows the process in the body that converts L- Tryptophan to Melatonin. Each of these enzymes are essential for the body. Some people produce less of the enzyme that converts Tryptophan to 5-HTP.
5-HTP supplementation can be a great support for these individuals.