Adrenal Glandular Extract

Adrenal Glandular Extract Snapshot Monograph   Nutrient name: Adrenal glandular extract Introduction: Glandular dietary supplements refer to productscontaining raw animal glandular and nonglandulartissues or extracts of these tissues. These tissuesand extracts are normally dried and ground-up.Adrenal extracts are derived from the adrenalglands of cows, pigs, or sheep gathered from slaughterhouses.Although adrenal extract has been used…

5-HTP (5-hydroxytryptophan)

5-HTP (5-hydroxytryptophan) Snapshot Monograph   Nutrient name: 5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) Functions/Clinical Efficacy: 5-hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) is anamino acid that is the precursor of theneurotransmitter serotonin and is madefrom L-tryptophan. Influences the synthesis of melatonin Reported to increase levels of braindopamine and norepinephrine. Influences activities controlled byserotonin, which include regulation ofmood (anxiety and depression), impulse control (aggression and…