Thorne Research

5-HTP (Hydroxytryptophan)


5-HTP (5-Hydroxytryptophan) boosts serotonin, a key neurotransmitter found in the brain and the gut. Supplementing with 5-HTP elevates serotonin levels in the body.

Uses For 5-HTP:
  • Insomnia: Sleep comes easier and is more restful
  • Mood: 5-HTP elevates mood and improves symptoms of depression
  • Constipation: Improves bowel function
  • Appetite: Helps the body know when it is full, decreasing hunger

Typical Dose: 1-2 capsules three times daily

Warnings: Should be used with caution with prescription anti-depressants. Consult a knowledgeable healthcare professional for proper use. If pregnant, consult your physician before using this product. Store tightly sealed in a cool dry place. Keep this and all medication out of the reach of children.

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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