|Product Name||Griffonia Seed Extract|
|Latin Name||Griffonia simplicifolia|
|Particle Size||100% pass 80 mesh|
|Loss on Drying||≤5%|
|Storage||In cool & dry place.Keep away from strong light and heat|
|Shelf life||2 years when properly stored|
* Griffonia simplicifolia (syn. Bandeiraea simplicifolia Benth.) is a woody climbing shrub native to West Africa and Central Africa. It grows to about 3 m, and bears greenish flowers followed by black pods.
* The seeds of the plant are used as an herbal supplement for their 5-hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP ) content.
* 5-Hydroxytryptophan is an important building block for the human body to form serotonin, a neurotransmitter.
* 5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP), also known as oxitriptan (INN), is a naturally occurring amino acid and chemical precursor as well as a metabolic intermediate in the biosynthesis of the neurotransmitters serotonin and melatonin from tryptophan.