Generalities

5-HTP is made from tryptophan

Properties

-Precursor of seritonin

Deficiency

-Anorexia
-Depression
-Manic-depression
-Insomnia
-Fibromyalgia

Indications

-Depression and manic-depression
-Fibromyalgia
-Insomnia
-Migraines
-Headache
-Night Terrors
-Weight Loss (calms anxiety related cravings)
-Pain

Sources

-Griffonia Simplicifolia, a plant from South Africa

Therapeutic Dose

300mg. to treat depression
400-600mg. to treat migraines