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Thorne Research, Theanine, 90 Vegetarian Capsules

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  • Expiration Date: 05/2019
  • Shipping Weight:
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  • Product Code: THR-50801
  • UPC Code: 693749508014
  • Package Quantity: 90 Veggie Caps
  • Dimensions:
    2 x 2 x 3.8 in, 0.1 lbs
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Description

  • Dietary Supplement
  • Hypoallergenic

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.

Suggested Use

Take 1 capsule one to three times daily or as recommended by your health-care practitioner.

Other Ingredients

Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, microcrystalline cellulose, leucine, silicon dioxide.

Warnings

Tamper Evident: Use only if bottle is sealed.

If pregnant, consult your health-care practitioner before using this product.

Store tightly sealed in a cool, dry place.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: One Capsule
Each Capsule Contains: Amount Per Serving % DV
L-Theanine 200 mg *
*Daily Value (DV) not established
iHerb Customer Reviews
 

The best sleep in ages

Posted by iHerb Customer on May 12, 2015 | Verified Purchase

Very effective. Sleep has been less interrupted and more refreshing

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Helps me sleep!

Posted by iHerb Customer on Jan 13, 2015 | Verified Purchase

Helps me sleep!

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Makes me sleepy

Posted by iHerb Customer on Jan 29, 2014 | Verified Purchase

I take 2 at bedtime, because it makes me sleepy. I have tried the Thorne PharmaGaba, but it had no effect, even at 4 capsules a night. L-Theanine is not suppose to make people sleepy, and PharmaGaba IS supposed to make people sleepy. In my case I find the opposite to be true. I don't know why. Both are suppose to relax us. This helps me go to sleep, and stay asleep, so be aware of that if this is not the effect you want.

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Great

Posted by naebob on Sep 13, 2013 | Verified Purchase

I was given these by my naturopath, they really helped me with anxiety along with 5-htp

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Sleepy

Posted by iHerb Customer on Nov 22, 2009 | Verified Purchase

Made me sleepy and didn't reduce my pain level.

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