L-theanine is an amino acid which is primarily found in green and black tea. While our body can produce several amino acids, it does not product L-Theanine. Furthermore, the amount of L-Theanine in tea is often considered to be low. Therefore, many people choose a L-theanine product due to its scientifically proven effects. Given these effects, it has become popular in the category of mood-enhancing and sleep-enhancing supplements.
L-Theanine is also known as:
Functions of L-Theanine
Unfortunately, due to European legislation, we cannot describe all the effects and functions of this product. Not even if these have been confirmed by research. Nevertheless, we do our best to provide you with as much relevant information as possible.
Several studies have been done regarding the effects of this amino acid . Based on the results of these studies, many people have started to consume L-Theanine. This has made L-Theanine a popular replacement for phenibut and a popular product in the mood-enhancing and sleep-enhancing supplement category. Research found that it may have many other effects. However, it has mainly become popular in the previously mentioned categories.
Who can use L-Theanine ?
L-Theanine supplements are mainly used by people who seek a suitable product in the category of mood-enhancing and sleep-promoting supplements. Due its effects, it has become an interesting supplement for several people.
How should I use L-Theanine ? / Dosages
Based on current research and user feedback, it is recommended to consume 200mg – 400mg L-Theanine daily . This amount can be consumed throughout the day, or 30 minutes before bedtime when it is used a nighttime supplement. When it is consumed throughout the day, users often choose to consume it in the morning or as an additional pre-workout ingredient.
Stacking / combining
L-Theanine can be combined well with many other supplements, such as: Amino Acids, Creatine, and Vitamins. Users often opt for a combination of L-Theanine and Caffeine since this may further enhance the effects of both products .
Where does L-Theanine come from ?
L-Theanine is an amino acid. However, this particular amino acid is not produced by our body. It does occur naturally in black tea, green tea, and certain types of mushroom . However, the amount of L-Theanine in tea is often considered to be low. Therefore, many people choose a L-theanine product in order to increase their L-Theanine intake.
Safety & competitive use
Several studies confirmed that L-Theanine is safe to consume. It has also been confirmed that doses of up to 900mg daily are safe. However, doses which are above the daily recommended amount are not recommended. It is important to take into consideration that consumption of a L-Theanine supplement along with medications that lower blood pressure might cause blood pressure to go too low.
A dietary supplement can contribute to a healthy and active lifestyle. However, it should not be a substitute for a healthy lifestyle and a varied diet. The recommended dosage should not be exceeded, since side effects may occur otherwise. In rare cases, these side effects can also occur with normal dosages. If side effects occur, consumption should be discontinued.
As with any supplement, we advise users to consult a physician before use. In particular if you use medication or have health complaints. In addition, this supplement should not be used by women who are pregnant or breastfeeding. Furthermore, this product should not be used by persons under 18 years of age and must be kept out of the reach of children. Keep this product in a cool and dry place to maintain the quality.
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