theanine 99%, vegetable cellulose capsule, bulking agent; rice bran flour
Theanine is a fast-acting, non-sedative relaxant that reduces the impact of excitatory pathways in the brain. Each capsule contains the same amount of theanine found in 15-20 cups of green tea.
Most l-theanine found in food supplements is synthetic (e.g. Suntheanine) and it’s produced as a racemic using ethylamine and l-glutamine and a multi-stage synthesis. The theanine in our 250mg capsules is extracted from green tea from the mountainous region of Hunan Province in South Central China. We keep it as pure as possible so you won’t find additives such as lemon balm whose mechanism of action, ability to enter the brain or synergistic benefit is unknown.
how it works;
Human studies show that theanine stimulates increases in Alpha brain waves which are indicative of a relaxed but alert mental state 12. The type of brain wave activity is often referred to as wakeful relaxation 20 exhibiting increased creativity and increased performance under stress as well as decreased anxiety 14.
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