5-HTP may be a useful dietary supplement for those who want to support healthy normal mood and sleep. L-5-hydroxytryptophan (a.k.a. 5-HTP) 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.
5-MTHF may be useful for individuals wishing to support methylation, cellular health, and provide a safeguard for folate levels during the child bearing years. Quatrefolic from Gnosis is a new generation of folic acid. It provides folate in the (6S)-5-methyltetrahydrofolate form which is easily utilized and stored in the body.