5-HTP works in the brain and central nervous system by increasing the production of the chemical serotonin. Serotonin may affect sleep, appetite, temperature, sexual behavior, and pain sensation. Since 5-HTP increases the synthesis of serotonin, it is used for several malaties where serotonin is believed to play an important role including depression, insomnia, and obesity.*
- Appetite control
- Promotes improved sleep.
- May assist in improving insomnia.
- Serotonin booster