5-HTP has become increasingly popular in supplements for it can boost serotonin levels in the brain which affects the appetite, pain sensation, and sexual behavior.
In alternative medicine, 5-HTP is used for:
1. Mood disorder treatment
2. Easing tension, anxiety and improving the role of sleep
3. Can effectively control appetite, achieve the effect of losing weight with the function of improving microcirculation
4. Can aid in the treatments of migraine, headaches and Fibromyalgia