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5-hydroxytryptophan(5-HTP) 99%

5-hydroxytryptophan(5-HTP) 99%
Product Name : 5-hydroxytryptophan(5-HTP) 99%
Product ID : CAS NO: 56-69-9
Specification : 30% / 99%
Packing : Aluminium Foil Bags / Drum (25kg)
Shipping Method : Air / Sea / Courier
MOQ : >50G
Sample requirement : Free / Or due to final agreement

Product Introduction

5-hydroxytryptophan, also known as 5-HTP,  is a chemical by-product of the protein building block L-tryptophan.5-hydroxytryptophan(5-HTP) can not be got directly from food, but L-Tryptohan can be found in food like turkey, chicken, milk, potatoes, pumpkin, sunflower seeds, turnip and collard greens, and seaweed.

5-hydroxytryptophan(5-HTP) has been market as a a dietary supplement and medicine in treating depression or fibromyalgia. It is commercially extracted from from the seeds of the African plant Griffonia simplicifolia.


5-hydroxytryptophan(5-HTP) works in the brain and central nervous system by increasing the production of the chemical serotonin which have effects at sleep, appetite, temperature, sexual behavior, and pain sensation. While 5-hydroxytryptophan(5-HTP) can increase the synthesis of serotonin in the brain so it can also affects conditions like depression, insomnia, obesity, etc

Studies of 5-hydroxytryptophan(5-HTP) show that taking 150-3000mg dosage very day for 2-4 weeks can improve symptoms of depression.Some early research shows that 5-HTP might be as beneficial as conventional antidepressant therapy for some people.

Reseaches also show that 5-hydroxytryptophan(5-HTP) might improve muscle, activity, also social skills or languages skills.Other Insufficient evidence also show that 5-hydroxytryptophan(5-HTP) can be benefit for treatment of Alcoholism, Alzhemier's disease, anxiety, obesity, migraine headache, fibromyalgia and tesion headache.

Side Effects and Dosage:

Hige dosage of 5-hydroxytryptophan(5-HTP) can be toxic so you should take advice from your health care provider. Generally recommendation is 50mg, 1-3 times per day. For anxiety or depression, the dose is 150 to 300 mg daily. 5-hydroxytryptophan(5-HTP) should not be given to children.

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