As seen on TV, Pure Health¿s 5-HTP is made with Griffonia Simplicifolia seed extract sourced from Africa. This incredible ingredient made from this African superseed contains ideal concentrations of the key natural compound 5-HTP, that may support positive mood. The incredible Griffonia Simplicifolia plant is the only known naturally-occurring source of 5-HTP.
Pure Health's exclusive formulation offers:
5-HTP from Griffonia Simplicifolia
Caralluma Fimbriata for Additional Support
No Binders, No Fillers, No Excipients
Tested for Quality
What is 5-HTP, the active compound in Griffonia Simplicifolia?
The active compound in Griffonia Simplicifolia is 5-HTP. In fact, Griffonia Simplicifolia is the only known plant source of this beneficial amino acid.The natural compound, 5-HTP, is naturally occurring and a highly bio-available form of the essential amino acid (EAA), L-tryptophan. While many companies choose to manufacture 5-HTP synthetically for supplements, Pure Health sources only from nature! The natural compound, 5-HTP, is found within the seeds of the Griffonia Simplicifolia plant.
The important thing to know about the natural compound 5-HTP is that it is the pre-cursor to the important neurotransmitter (transports signals between neurons) serotonin. Serotonin plays an important role in regulating moods, appetite and sleep.
What is Griffonia Simplicifolia?
Griffonia Simplicifolia is a plant that is predominately found in West African counties such as Ghana, Ivory Coast and Togo. Capable of thriving everywhere from the on coastal plains to forests, Griffonia Simplicifolia has even been found growing on termite hills and treacherous mountain slopes! This survival plant produces green pods that contain 3 seeds each, and it is these seeds that are utilized in Western cultures to support health due to their high 5-HTP content.
This African superfood has traditionally been used for centuries for its many healthy properties. Amazingly, every single part of the plant is used by several indigenous African cultures to support an array of health conditions, including the seeds, bark, stems, leaves, roots, pod and sap.
In fact, the stems are sometimes used as chewing sticks and are traditionally thought to have an aphrodisiac effect! The roots have been used to make a facial powder for the women of Ghana to enhance their beauty. Leaves of the plant are commonly used to produce a black dye to be used for several different reasons.
However, overall, it is most prized for its high concentrations of the natural, active compound of 5-HTP in the plant, which is why this amazing plant has been traditionally used to support positive moods and feelings of happiness!
How does the added Caralluma Fimbriata support healthy weight?
Caralluma Fimbriata is thought to support appetite control by signaling the appetite control center of the brain that you are full. Also, a phytochemical called pregnane glycoside is also thought to support weight control.
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