Use: L-theanine is a unique amino acid derived from green tea. L-theanine delivers antioxidant properties and helps promote healthy relaxation without drowsiness. It has also been historically used for natural stress management. Studies suggest that L-theanine may help reduce mental and physical stress, improve cognitive function and boost mood. L-Theanine is unique in supporting a calm demeanor while at the same time contributing to a sense of clarity and focus.*
History: First discovered in Japan in 1949 as a constituent of green tea, L-Theanine was approved in 1964 for unlimited use in all foods. Buddhist monks have long consumed tea with L-theanine to stay awake and calm during long hours of meditation.