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Thorne Research, PharmaGABA-100, 60 Veggie Caps31 Reviews
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0.15 lbs (0.07 kg)
- Product Code: THR-65201
- UPC Code: 693749652014
- Package Quantity: 60 Veggie Caps
- Dimensions: 2 x 2 x 3.8 in, 0.1 lbs (0.05 kg)
Combo Discount: -$1.00
- Dietary Supplement
- Available Exclusively From Thorne Research
- Non-Habit Forming, Non-Drowsy
- The Only Natural-Source GABA
- Promotes A Calm, Relaxed, Focused State Of Mind
Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) is a major neurotransmitter widely distributed throughout the central nervous system. Because too much excitation can lead to irritability, restlessness, sleeplessness, and spasmodic movements, this excitation needs to be balanced with inhibition. GABA – the most important inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain – can provide this inhibition, acting like a "brake" during times of runaway stress. In addition, studies also indicate GABA can promote relaxation and enhance sleep.
It is thought that either low GABA levels or decreased GABA function in the brain may have an adverse impact on neurological health.
The natural GABA in Thorne's PharmaGABA-100 is produced via a fermentation process that utilizes Lactobacillus hilgardii, the bacteria used to ferment vegetables in the preparation of the traditional Korean cabbage dish known as kimchi. Clinical studies show this natural form of GABA can increase the production of alpha-waves in the brain, creating a profound sense of physical relaxation while maintaining mental focus. In contrast, the stress-related beta-waves in the brain are decreased. In addition to changes in brain waves, natural PharmaGABA has been shown to produce relaxation, as evidenced by reduced pupil diameter, heart rate, and two natural markers of stress – salivary cortisol and chromogranin A. In a head-to-head, double-blind trial of natural PharmaGABA versus synthetic GABA, synthetic GABA did not demonstrate these positive effects.
Take 1 capsule one to three times daily or as recommended by your healthcare practitioner.
Microcrystalline cellulose, hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, magnesiumcitratelaurate.
Tamper Evident: Use only if bottle is sealed.
If pregnant, nursing, or trying to conceive, consult your health-care practitioner before using this product.
Store tightly sealed in a cool, dry place.
|Serving Size: One Capsule|
|Each Capsule Contains:||Amount Per Serving||% DV|
|Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid (GABA)||100 mg||*|
|* Daily Value (DV) not established.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
I am very grateful for the discovery of PharmaGABA by the Japanese. Other "GABAs" don't seem to work on the brain (i.e. don't cross the blood brain barrier) but PharmaGABA obviously does, based on my and my and my patient's experiences. I have seen it replace the need for valium, lorazepam, et al many times over. Thank you Thorne and thank you to the Japanese researchers.
Works great to calm dowmn my autistic daughter.