In an effort to help provide a natural support for stress and mild anxiety, Cactus Botanics has introduced 5-hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) for use in dietary supplements.
The ingredient, which has seen higher demand in recent years, and has been shown to be safe and effective when consumed according to label guidelines, acts as a raw material for serotonin. Serotonin is an important neurotransmitter, that when in healthy circulating supply, helps regulate sound and stable mood, including shifts of mood in normal parameters. Serotonin relies upon 5-HTP for its production, as 5-HTP is the immediate precursor to serotonin; 5-HTP freely crosses the blood-brain barrier, and converts to serotonin, catalyzed by the enzyme L-aromatic amino acid decarboxylase (AAAD). "The US FDA approved 5-HTP for sale as a dietary supplement in 1995, to much delight in the industry and by consumers who do not want pharmaceuticals to help them achieve a moderately steady healthy mood," explains Carol Cheow, general manager of Cactus Botanics.
She adds, "As stress exists in all lives, despite one's financial/wealth status, enjoying a brighter or stable mood will certainly elevate a sense of quality of life, which is what we all want to feel. A naturally occurring substance called 5-hyroxytryptophan (5-HTP) is a highly attractive dietary supplement for those who want to improve their outlook -- and their mood -- elevating a more peaceful sense of inborn contentment."
Cactus Botanics now offers 5-HTP for your formulas. By means of advanced production methods, we are able to supply Griffonia simplicifolia extract 5-HTP of various concentrations including 25 percent, 50 percent and 98 percent. We can also produce other special-made types to fully satisfy your particular specifications. For more details, email [email protected]
About Cactus Botanics
Cactus Botanics is an international expert in botanical extracts. It is US FDA registered; ISO 9001:2008, Kosher/Halal Certified and all its operations are cGMP compliant. The company's key products include: Brown Seaweed Extract (Fucoidan), Bayberry Bark (Myricetin), Epimedium (Icarrins), Zeaxanthin and Lutein, among others. Its quality can be assured by both inside labs and reputable third party labs. Its warehouses in both the US West and East provide convenience; and this year, a new warehouse in Europe will be in operation. Cactus Botanics adheres to the concept of putting Quality, Innovation and Customer Service to the forefront.