Griffonia Seed Extract

CAS Number:56-69-9
Botanical Name:Griffonia simplicifolia (Vahl ex DC) Baill
Part Used:Seed
Source of Plant:Ghana
Active Ingredients:
5-Hydroxy-L-Tryptophan (5-HTP)
Molecular Formula: C11H12N2O3
Molecular Weight:220.23
Molecular formula:
Griffonia Seed Extract

  • Main Function:
    5-HTP is helpful in treating a wide variety of conditions related to low serotonin levels,including the following:
    Improving in mood, anxiety, insomnia, and physical symptoms
    Reducing depressing and fibromyalgia
    Being effective in various types of headaches including tension headache and migraines
    Decreasing food intake and weight loss
  • Main Application:
    Griffonia seed extract can be made into capsules, troche and granule as healthy food and drug.
  • Specifications:
    Product Name Active Ingredients Content Testing Method Solubility in Water
    (1g/100ml water)
    Griffonia seed extract 5-Hydroxy-L-Tryptophan 20% HPLC  
    5-Hydroxy-L-Tryptophan 50% HPLC  
    5-Hydroxy-L-Tryptophan 98% HPLC 100%
    5-Hydroxy-L-Tryptophan 99% HPLC 100%
  • Flow Chart:
    Griffonia Simplicifolia Seeds Extracted by Boiling Water Physical Decolored  
    Vacuum ConcentratingCrystallizing and Re-crystallizingVacuum Drying
  • Testing Items:
    Appearance:White to Grey white powder. Mesh Analysis:
    Pass 80 Mesh
    Bulk Density:40-50g/100ml 
    Loss on drying:<2%
    Carriers Used:None
    Extract Solvents:100%Water
    Heavy Metals:<10mg/kg
    5-HTP:≥98% (HPLC)
    Solubility in Water(1g/100ml):100% 

    Total Bacteria:<1000cfu/g
    Yeast & Mold:<100cfu/g
    E.Coli. :Negative

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