5 htp - l-5-htp for a good night's sleep, for mood and energy - natural sleeping aid - 1 bottle 30 capsules l-5-htp: is a very potent all natural and unique formula that includes griffonia bean extract (griffonia simplicifolia) l-5-hydroxytryptophan, vitamin c, vitamin b-6, pure water, rice powder, silica and magnesium stearate. Our product was specifically designed to support a good night's sleep, excellent mood and energy. According to recent researches done into 5-htp, it has potential to help with depression and anxiety, panic, lack of sleep, and obesity. l-5-htp: studies suggest that 5-htp may reduce eating behaviors, lessen caloric intake, and promote weight loss in obese individuals. 5-htp is beleived to be very beneficial as an appetite suppressant or weight loss agent. 5-htp was observed to have benefits for some people who have difficulty standing or walking. l-5-htp: early evidence suggests that 5-htp may reduce the intensity of pain, improve sleep, fatigue, morning stiffness, as well as the severity and frequency of headaches, insomnia, and addictive behaviour. l-5-htp: how does it work? 5-htp works in the brain by increasing the production of the chemical serotonin. Serotonin is responsible for feelings of well being, satisfaction and for normal sleep patterns. Serotonin can affect sleep, appetite, temperature, sexual behavior, and pain sensation. Since 5-htp increases the synthesis of serotonin, it is used for a variety of conditions where serotonin is believed to play an important role including depression, insomnia, obesity, and many other conditions that have been associated with low levels of serotonin.