Health and wellness is our highest priority.
Click here to access our new Immune Health Thought Leadership Guide. Click here to learn more about our dedication to quality and commitment during this trying environment.

5-HTP Plus Formula

SKU
85073-60HYC-C
/ NPN: 80029743
5-HTP with pyridoxal 5-phosphate and L-Tyrosine, L-Glutamine
Your Price CA$55.57
Retail Price
CA$55.57

Healthcare Practitioners

Exclusive Benefits

Healthcare Practitioners receive:

  • Access to practitioner pricing
  • Special offers & promotions
  • Brochures & supporting materials
Set Up an Account Sign In

Non-Practitioners

How To Buy
5-HTP Plus Formula capsules contain 75 mg of natural L-5-hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) extracted from seeds of the Griffonia simplicifolia plant. 5-HTP helps to promote healthy mood balance.

Serotonin, an important brain neurotransmitter, is key in the regulation of mood. Serotonin is unable to cross the blood-brain barrier and is therefore synthesized in the brain. Tryptophan, an essential amino acid, is a precursor for the synthesis of serotonin. Tryptophan crosses the blood-brain barrier and is converted to L-5-hydroxytryptophan, which in turn is converted into serotonin. As a metabolic amino acid intermediate in the conversion of tryptophan into serotonin, 5-HTP can also serve as a precursor of serotonin. 5-HTP crosses into the brain more readily than tryptophan as it does so without competition for uptake. 5-HTP exerts its beneficiary effects to promote healthy mood balance by increasing serotonin production, which in turn decreases excitatory hormones in the brain including dopamine and noradrenaline.

Indication
  • Temporarily promotes healthy mood balance

Product Label