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Thorne Research Theanine
Theanine - 90 Vegetarian Capsules by Thorne Research
amino acid from tea for enhanced relaxation* promotes relaxation, focus, and memory* supports a healthy stress response* enhances brain GABA production*
Theanine Ingredients One Capsule Contains: L-Theanine* 200 mg. Other Ingredients: Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Leucine, Silicon Dioxide.
*This product uses Taiyo International's Suntheanine® (L-Theanine). Suntheanine is a registered trademark of Taiyo International, Inc.
Thorne Research Theanine Suggested Use: Take 1 capsule one to three times daily or as recommended by a health-care practitioner.
Thorne Research Theanine Information L-theanine is a unique amino acid present almost exclusively in the tea plant (Camellia sinensis) and used safely in Japan for decades. L-theanine has demonstrated the potential to positively modify brain waves and key neurotransmitters involved in mood, focus, and memory.* Consumption of L-theanine enhances brain alpha-wave activity, a sign of relaxation.* The intensity of brain alpha-wave activity increases within 30-45 minutes of L-theanine supplementation, promoting relaxation, mental focus, and acuity.*
This effect is most pronounced in persons subjectively feeling the highest levels of distress.* A small Japanese study of university students showed 200 mg oral L-theanine led to increased brain alpha-waves and a subjective sense of relaxation.* Theanine administration caused a dose-dependent relaxed, yet alert, state of mind without sedation, beginning approximately 40 minutes after oral dosing.* L-theanine can enhance the production of the neurotransmitters dopamine and serotonin and appears to play a role in the formation of GABA – a neurotransmitter that acts like a "brake" during times of runaway stress.* Theanine helps establish balance in the neurotransmitter system, resulting in improvements in the mental/emotional and physical disturbances resulting from being overly stressed.*
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.