5-HTP 100 mg

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Pure Encapsulations 5-HTP 100 mg - 60 Caps, 180 Capsules

5 HTP is an amino acid precursor used in the formation of serotonin. The body makes this from tryptophan (an essential amino acid you get from food). Pure encapsulations 5 HTP (5 Hydroxytryptophan) 100 mg support serotonin production in the body and promote emotional well-being and healthy sleep/wake cycles.

Clinical studies suggest that taking 5-HTP as a supplement boosts serotonin levels. Serotonin is an active neurotransmitter involved in the regulation of endocrine and brain activity responsible for emotional well-being, appetite, and healthy sleep/wake cycles. 

In the body, it converts to serotonin with the removal of a carboxyl group (COOH) by a second enzyme. In clinical studies, the administration of 5-HTP supported serotonin production and it has been derived from the Griffonia simplicifolia plant.


  • 5-HTP support for emotional well-being. Research studies show that 5-HTP can reduce anxiety and panic attacks.
  • Promotes enhanced serotonin levels. Serotonin is an important neurotransmitter involved in the regulation of brain activity responsible for emotion, appetite, and sleep/wake cycles.
  • Supports weight management.
  • Promotes healthy cranial vessel comfort and function.


Servings Per Container: 60

Serving Size: One Capsule
Amount Per Serving
(Griffonia simplicifolia)
Other Ingredients: hypoallergenic plant fiber (cellulose),
vegetarian capsule (cellulose, water)

How to Use: 

Pure Encapsulations recommends 50-300 mg per day, Take 1–3 capsules per day, in divided doses, before meals.


Not to be taken by pregnant or lactating women. 5-HTP may cause gastrointestinal upset in sensitive individuals. Do not use concurrently with SSRI medications or MAO inhibitors