HealthAid L-5 Hydroxytryptophan (L - 5HTP) 50mg - Prolonged Release

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HealthAid L-5 Hydroxytryptophan (L - 5HTP) 50mg - Prolonged Release

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Product Information


HealthAid 5-HTP is derived naturally from an African seed (Griffoniasimplicifolia).

The body manufactures this amino acid from tryptophan, which is found in dietary proteins and is used to make serotonin, an important substance for normal nerve and brain function.

- Has mild anti-depressant properties;
- Helps to uplift moods;
- Helps reduce stress and assist a restful sleep;
- Derived naturally from African seed Griffonia.

Active Ingredients

Microcrystalline Cellulose, di-Calcium Phosphate, L-5 Hydroxytryptophan (Griffonia simplicifolia seed extract), Hydroxy Propyl Methyl Cellulose, Veg. Magnesium Stearate, Acacia Gum, Silica.

Direction for Use

Adults and children over 16 years of age, one to two tablets daily, can be increased to four if required.Maximum of six tablets can be taken a day.


Short term side effects from high doses of 5-HTP include nausea and vomiting, stomach cramps, nightmares, and decreased sex drive.It would be best not to use it while trying to become pregnant, during pregnancy, lactation and breast feeding.

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