What Is 5-HTP?

5-HTP  is naturally part of the serotonin producing process in your body. It's made from L-Tryptophan which you normally get from food. The 5-HTP supplements you can buy are made from the seeds of an African plant, Griffonia simplicifolia, which is high in 5-HTP. This 5-HTP is exactly the same as the 5-HTP your body makes, so it's very safe […] Read more »

5-HTP Side Effects

5-HTP has been around as a supplement since 1995 – long enough for any longer term side-effects to emerge. Overall, it's safety record seems pretty impressive. There are no reports anywhere of anyone having any major reactions to using 5-HTP, and the only side effects seem to be temporary and minor. Better than Prozac Overwhelmingly, people report less troublesome  and […] Read more »