Griffonia simplicifolia seeds are commonly used by mouth for depression, anxiety, weight loss, headaches, and insomnia. But there is limited scientific research to support these uses.
How does it work ?
Uses & Effectiveness ?
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Special Precautions and Warnings
Surgery: 5-HTP, a chemical found in Griffonia simplicifolia, can affect a brain chemical called serotonin. Some drugs administered during surgery can also affect serotonin. Although it is not known if Griffonia simplicifolia can cause these effects, taking 5-HTP before surgery might cause too much serotonin in the brain. This can result in serious side effects including heart problems, shivering, and anxiety. Stop taking Griffonia simplicifolia at least 2 weeks before surgery.
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