5-HTP Capsules 100mg

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5-HTP is metabolized by the liver and released into blood as serotonin. Although present in some types of bananas or commercially obtained from the African Black Bean, usually a human diet contains little L-Tryptophan and almost no 5-HTP. The body is therefore dependent on 5-HTP in order to synthesize more serotonin. 

It is believed that higher levels of serotonin can alleviate depression and brighten up mood. 5-HTP is used to synthesize serotonin and therefore melatonin. So 5-HTP is assumed to have mood improving and soothing effects and may benefit weight loss. 

5-HTP is often given to spiders by silk farmers in order to stimulate the production of stronger silk.

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  • Certificate of Analysis (COA)
  • Easy digest tablets


Each tablet contains 100mg of 5-HTP.


Vegetarians and vegans


Recommendations vary, but many sources suggest 50-100mg three times a day and some suggest starting with less and gradually increasing the dose. 

Disclaimer: This is a recommended dosage only which is based on our own experience and anecdotal evidence. We advise that you conduct your own research before using this product.



Chemical Data
CAS No 4350-09-8
Molecular Formula C11H12N2O3
Molecular Weight 220.2246 g/mol
Chemical Name 2-amino-3-(5-hydroxy-1H-indol-3-yl)propanoic acid
Assay >99%
Appearance White powder

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