5-HTP (Griffonia Seed Extract) Powder

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5-HTP is an effective supplement for weight loss and eating disorders. It has the ability to suppress appetite by increasing the amount of Serotonin in the brain. As building blocks of the neurotransmitter Serotonin, it has the ability to increase the amount of Serotonin in the brain and gastrointestinal tract where it asserts its influence in regulating a person's appetite and eating patterns.

5-HTP protects against irritability, anger and aggressive behavior. A study conducted among 17-32 males with personality behavior revealed that their history of aggressiveness and suicidal tendencies were associated with low levels of 5-HIAA or 5 Hydroxyindoleaceticacid found in the cerebrospinal fluid.

5-HTP can regulate a person's sleep patterns due to its ability to influence various locations in the brain that are associated with the sleep-wake cycle. Moreover, a number of Serotonin receptors connected to the human brain have been discovered leading to the conclusion that 5-HTP receptors are involved in the different stages of sleep. 

Supplement Facts

Serving size: 200 mg
Serving per container: *
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value**
5-Hydroxytryptophan… 200mg *
* Daily Value not established.
** Based on 2,000 calorie diet


Sugar, soy, dairy, yeast, gluten, corn and additives.

As a dietary supplement, take 50 mg to 200 mg daily with food, or as directed by physician.


5-HTP is a gray-white crystalline powder extracted from the seeds of the Griffonia simplicifolia plant. It contains no fillers of any kind.


Provided suggested serving sizes are adhered to, this supplement is safe to take. However, excessive use may cause mild side effects such as nausea, stomach pain, drowsiness and diarrhea. Should any of these issues occur, reduce dosage accordingly.

Pregnant/nursing women and those with Down syndrome should not take this product. Because 5-HTP can affect serotonin levels, this powder should not be taken within two weeks of surgery.


Due to varying import regulations, not all of our supplements are available to international customers. This product is restricted for sale in the following countries:

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Canada
  • Germany
  • Japan
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Sweden


There is no guarantee of specific results and results can vary. 

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. 

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