BEC Mood-Mend, a herbal anti-depressant capsule, has the main ingredient 5 - hydroxy tryptophan (5-HTP), a seed extract from the African medicinal plants Griffonia simplicifolia, a natural amino acid. 5 - hydroxy tryptophan is the synthesis of 5 - hydroxytryptamine (serotonin) precursors. It can penetrate the blood-brain barrier into the brain tissue involved in serotonin synthesis. Although the 5 - hydroxy tryptophan and Prozac in the treatment of depression has the same effect, but their mechanism of action is different. 5 - hydroxy tryptophan improve serotonin concentration by promoting the synthesis of serotonin; and Prozac prevent the reduction of synaptic concentration by inhibiting the reuptake of serotonin. And 5 - hydroxy tryptophan is a natural plant extract, long-term use will not have side effects.It’s safer than prescription antidepressant. By Health Canada's health care proposal, daily doses of 150-300 mg of 5 - hydroxy tryptophan (5-HTP) can maintain a good mood, but also improve sleep, control body weight.
- Helps to promote healthy mood balance.
- Helps to relieve symptoms of fibromyalgia.
- Helps to reduce the severity and duration of migraine headaches when taken as a prophylactic.
- To be used with a program of reduced intake of dietary calories and increased physical activity (if possible) to help in weight management by reducing carbohydrate cravings.
- Used as a sleep aid.
Use suggested: Take 2 times, 1 capsule each per day; Take with meal or consult a health care practitioner prior to use.
Ingredients per capsule: 5-HTP(L-5-Hydroxytrytophan) 100 mg
Isolated from Griffonia (Griffonia simplicifolia(Vahl ex DC) Baill. (Fabaceae)) seed.
Non-medicinal ingredients: Brown rice starch, Magnesium stearate, Gelatin.
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