5-HTP (5-Hydroxytryptophan) by Karuna is the direct
precursor to serotonin, an important neurotransmitter that participates in the
regulation of emotional moods, sleep/wake cycles, nerve thresholds, and
• A neurotransmitter-support formula
• Best taken before a meal or at bedtime
• Seeks to promote serotonin production
• May promote the production of endorphins
• Seeks to provide support for healthy mood, sleep and appetite
In addition to increasing serotonin levels, 5-HTP supports the levels of
endorphins and other neurotransmitters that may be low in some clinical
Serotonin is an important initiator of sleep, and 5-HTP has been studied for
many positive benefits with sleeplessness.
Research also suggests serotonin levels may promote early satiety for appetite
5-HTP Ingredients in 1 capsule:
5-Hydroxytryptophan (Griffonia simplicifolia) 100 mg
Other ingredients: Vegetarian capsule, rice powder.
Adults: Take 1 capsule daily taken before a meal or at bedtime or as directed
by your healthcare practitioner.
This product should not be combined with antidepressant medication. Avoid using
this product if you are pregnant or nursing.
Keep out of reach of children.