5-HTP Description

Steadfast Nutrition’s 5-HTP is a drug-free way to induce calmness. It comprises 5-hydroxytryptophan, glycine, taurine, niacin, and vitamin B6 which suppress stress and anxiety. The primary ingredient 5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) boosts serotonin synthesis naturally, enhancing mood, reducing fatigue, and alleviating stress. 

5-HTP, an amino acid naturally produced in our body, is a precursor to the neurotransmitter serotonin that plays a critical role in the regulation of sleep, appetite, stress, aggression, depression, and pain sensation. Commercially, 5-HTP is extracted from the seeds of the griffonia simplicifolia plant found in Africa. With changed lifestyle behaviours and demanding schedules, stress has become an inevitable part of our life. Irregular sleep cycles increase the stress hormone cortisol, increasing the risk of depression and stress-related disorders- Steadfast Nutrition’s 5-HTP contains amino acids 5-HTP, glycine, and taurine, which support calmness, increase melatonin production, and relax our brain nerves. It is an excellent alternative for people who refrain from consuming medications like antidepressants.

Why Steadfast 5-HTP?


1. Relieves Stress and Anxiety 

Steadfast Nutrition’s 5-HTP is a clinically effective way to reduce stress and anxiety. 5-HTP safely increases serotonin levels, relaxes our nerves, and relieves stress. Unlike 5-HTP, serotonin cannot cross the blood-brain barrier, giving 5-HTP an additional edge over serotonin. 

2. Promotes Sleep Health

Lack of sleep is linked with a higher risk of frequent headaches, poor cognitive health, and depression- Steadfast Nutrition’s 5-HTP contains 5-HTP, glycine, and taurine, which enhance our sleep quality due to their brain-calming effects. 5-HTP enhances serotonin production, which boosts levels of the sleep hormone melatonin. Studies show 5-HTP and GABA (Gamma-AminoButyric Acid) make us fall asleep faster and promote overall sleep quality. Vitamin B6 in Steadfast 5-HTP helps regulate and synthesise neurotransmitters serotonin, GABA, and dopamine, which battle stress and anxiety.

3. Induces Calmness 

Steadfast Nutrition’s 5-HTP contains taurine that binds with GABA receptors, calming our brain nerves. Glycine in Steadfast Nutrition’s 5-HTP has a soothing effect on our brain and helps us fall asleep by lowering our body temperature.

4. Minimises Depression Risk

Depression is prevalent. As per a WHO report published in 2017, 4.5% of the Indian population suffers from depressive disorders and 3% from anxiety. The figures are scary, but they are facts too. Steadfast Nutrition’s 5-HTP can help reduce the symptoms of depression- the active ingredients ease our mind and lift our mood, making us feel relaxed and happy. 

5. Boosts Cognitive Health 

Vitamin B6 in Steadfast Nutrition’s 5-HTP reduces homocysteine levels, excess of which may damage our brain nerves and cause cognitive impairment, making us prone to neuro-degenerative disorders like Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s, and Parkinson’s disease. Steadfast Nutrition’s 5-HTP contains niacin (vitamin B3), which boosts Central Nervous System (CNS) function. 

6. Powerful Antioxidant 

Steadfast Nutrition’s 5-HTP works as an excellent antioxidant due to the presence of taurine. Clinical trials have demonstrated the efficacy of taurine in combating free radicals, fighting oxidative stress, and keeping brain cells healthy. Low taurine levels are associated with a higher incidence of eye, ear, and brain-related disorders; Glycine in Steadfast Nutrition’s 5-HTP helps synthesise another potent antioxidant- glutathione.  

7. Minimises Risk of Metabolic Disorders 

Elevated stress levels make us more prone to hypertension, diabetes, and heart disorders- studies support the role of glycine and vitamin B6 in protecting against heart diseases by keeping our blood vessels healthy. Glycine and taurine in Steadfast Nutrition’s 5-HTP improve insulin sensitivity and reduce insulin resistance. 

8. Helps Manage Weight 

High stress levels alter the secretion of the appetite-regulating hormones leptin and ghrelin, increasing cravings for foods high in fat and sugar, which increases the risk of obesity and associated metabolic disorders. Steadfast Nutrition’s 5-HTP helps manage weight due to its stress-busting ability.

What are the constituents of Steadfast Nutrition’s Steadfast 5-HTP?

Starch, Diluent [INS 341(ii), Bulking Agent [INS 460(i)], Disintegrant [Sodium Starch Glycolate, INS 466], Dispersing Agent [INS 1201], Anti-Caking Agent [INS 553(iii), INS 551], Anti-Sticking Agent [INS 470(iii)], Colour [INS 172(ii), INS 171], 5-HTP [5 Hydroxytryptophan], Glycine, Taurine, Nicotinamide, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride

Who can take Steadfast Nutrition’s 5-HTP?

Anyone aiming to reduce their stress levels and improve sleep health can take Steadfast Nutrition’s 5-HTP.

When should you take Steadfast Nutrition’s 5-HTP?

Take 1-2 tablets, preferably with meals or as recommended by your healthcare professional.

How should you take Steadfast Nutrition’s 5-HTP?

Take one to two tablets of 5-HTP can with normal water or juice.