L-theanine is a natural dietary supplement for brain.✝
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L-theanine (γ-glutamylethylamide) is nonessential amino acid primarily found in the green tea plant (Camellia sinensis).1 It is now believed that L-theanine gives tea its distinctive aroma and taste.
L-theanine is a phytochemical, which chemically is similar to glutamate, an important neurotransmitter. It also affects neurotransmission at least two other very important neurotransmitters – serotonin and dopamine.
Therefore, because of its structure and functions, L-theanine may have positive effects on cognition and mood. For example, dopamine is linked with any rewarding activities, whereas serotonin is often called a “happy” neurotransmitter directly involved in mood regulation.
Thus, the balanced levels of these neurotransmitters are required for a stable and generally healthy mood. L-theanine is also a relaxing agent, which may have a number of practical implications when managing anxiety.
Generally, L-theanine has unique therapeutic properties that may be able to modulate the brain function and provide a range of health benefits.
L-theanine is easily absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract, transported to the brain where it crosses the blood-brain barrier (BBB) and starts to alter neurochemicals, including inhibition of glutamate reuptake, increase in GABA, dopamine, and BDNF.2
The recommended daily dosage of L-theanine is 200 mg. L-theanine reaches its peak levels 30-120 min after oral administration.
L-theanine is a safe dietary supplement. No adverse side effects have been reported following the use of the recommended dose of L-theanine. However, higher dosages may lower the blood pressure, which has important implications for those people who take any type of high blood pressure (hypertension) medication as if used in combination the blood pressure can drop to a dangerous level.
Serving size: 1 capsule
Servings per bottle: 120
Amount per serving: L-theanine 200 mg
Other ingredients: Magnesium Stearate; Silicon Dioxide
This product is free from: Artificial Flavours, Colours & Preservatives, Lactose, Yeast & Gluten
Suitable for: Vegetarians and Vegans
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