Griffonia Seed Extract

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Where it's from: West and Central Africa

Form: Extract

Benefits of Griffonia Seed Extract

  • Mental performance
  • Mood regulation

      What is Griffonia Seed Extract? 

      Griffonia Siplicifolia - more commonly known as Griffonia Seed Extract - is a climbing shrub-like plant that is originally from West and Central Africa.

      Serotonin is our ‘happy hormone’ and is also a crucial neurotransmitter, responsible for lots of processes in the body as well as most famously the role it plays in modulating our moods, cognition, memory and learning. For our bodies to produce serotonin a few things are required, especially amino acids. Some of these are synthesised naturally in the body, using other amino acids that we get through our diet. Griffonia Seeds are one of the most concentrated natural sources of amino acids that are necessary for the production of serotonin. As a result, Griffonia Seed Extract is acclaimed for stimulating the production of serotonin in the body. One lesser-known roles of serotonin is that it is important for sleep because it is converted into melatonin, which is the hormone that regulates your sleep cycle. 

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