5-HTP (5-Hydroxytryptophan) is a natural amino acid and metabolic intermediate of L-tryptophan. 5-HTP has therapeutic usage as an antidepressant, anxiolytic and also aids in the pain management and sleeplessness in fibromyalgia, premenstrual syndrome, dysphoric disorder. It is used in attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), seizure disorders and Parkinson’s disease along with other prescription drugs. Because of its anxiolytic, helping in trouble sleeping and appetite suppressant nature, it is very popular as a dietary supplement.
Health Benefits: Dietary Supplement, Antidepressant