l-Theanine is a natural component of green tea that is responsible for its characteristic taste. l-Theanine is also believed to be the component in green tea responsible for its relaxation effects.*
Uses For l-Theanine
Relaxation Support: Preliminary clinical evidence shows an increase in alpha brain wave activity after theanine administration. Alpha waves are an indication of an alert/relaxed mental state.*
Premenstrual Support: In a clinical test, theanine provided both mental and physical support for women, including moderation of occasional irritability and stress.*
Nervous System Support: l-Theanine moderates the effects of caffeine on the central nervous system. It has also been shown to support healthy neurotransmitter function.*
What Is The Source?
l-Theanine is the most abundant free-form amino acid found in tea leaves. Suntheanine® l-Theanine is produced from enzymatic fermentation. Hypo-allergenic plant fiber is derived from pine cellulose. Suntheanine® is a registered trademark of Taiyo International, Inc.
Pure Encapsulations recommends 1-6 capsules daily, in divided doses, between meals. Each capsule contains 200 mg l-theanine.
Are There Any Potential Side Effects Or Precautions?
If pregnant or lactating, consult your physician before taking this product. Higher doses in some people may cause drowsiness; however lower doses are not associated with this effect.
Are There Any Potential Drug Interactions?
At this time, there are no known adverse reactions when taken in conjunction with medications.
*Daily Value (DV) not established.
|Name||Pure Encapsulations, l-Theanine 60 capsules|
|Product Type||Egg Free, Gluten Free, Hypoallergenic, Vegetarian, Wheat Free|