iHerb Customer Reviews
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Helps with Anxiety
Posted by Reviewer1221476 on May 29, 2006
I find this theanine product to be effective aginst light anxiety. I take it in the morning when I first wake up if I am feeling nervous about something.
Nice way to maintain mental calm
Posted by dav605 on Jun 30, 2012
Theanine works well to make me feel much calmer and more content. The effects of theanine on brain chemistry are well-documented. Rather than being a quick-acting sedative like Xanax or Ativan, the effect is more wholistic. Theanine can be used by your brain to naturally create the neurotransmitters that make you more content. The effects take a while to manifest and are subtle. You just notice that you have felt relaxed and content since taking it, but no sedation, euphoria, or rush after taking one. Of course, I also take other steps to avoid stress. Theanine makes it easier to be calmer and more content, but it can't make a difficult life tolerable.
Posted by Reviewer1867632 on May 30, 2011
Used International AirMail. Shipped to the Netherlands in 11 days. Payed no extra import taxes. Taking this with coffee it reduces the stress effect of caffeine.
Posted by Reviewer1660369 on Apr 10, 2010
I like Theanine as a very good "calm-down" product but was annoyed that it was becoming more difficult to find a 100mg strength, as most makes are now 200mg. Thanks to wonderful iherb that problem is now solved and I'm very happy.
Posted by Reviewer1992087 on May 20, 2009
After about a week of jitters, this is now working very well to calm and stabilize my moods. Highly recommend.
Change in life perspective
Posted by Reviewer3205133 on Nov 19, 2011
Recommended to me by my nutritionist. I take these in combination with 5-HTP and SAM-e 200. I was suffering from low moods and depression, as well as decreased focus and attention. Taking these tablets has changed my life. My mood is now consistent and good, I have focus, I'm able to think "clearer," and feel mentally better than I have in years. Did much more for me than a lot of therapy ; ) I was prescribed anti-depressants at one point. So glad I resisted. One round of visits to a nutritionist and all better, naturally and healthily!
Not sure if it works
Posted by Reviewer2819736 on Feb 28, 2008
I think this product does what it says. It's either that or the placebo effect. I feel sharper mentally but that could be due to a lot of different things.
Posted by Reviewer2445419 on Jun 19, 2011
Posted by TheLondonNutritionist on Jun 20, 2011
to help relax
Works very well
Posted by Reviewer2380557 on Sep 21, 2011
Impressed how well this works. Take it every morning on an empty stomach.