L-Theanine is a type of amino acid which is found in tea and some varieties of mushroom. It compound is basically used as a supplement by humans for various benefits and especially for its benefit in the kinetic action. One advantage of this compound is that it is easily available and most often consumed by many people. This is because of the regular habit developed by many of drinking tea during the day. However too much of tea consumption and therefore consumption of L-Theanine is also not good for the human body. A maximum of two cups per day should do the trick.
L-Theanine has many benefits but the most important one would be on the brain. L-Theanine is a very fast reacting compound which reaches the brain all the way through the human blood within minutes of its consumption. It helps in sharpening the memory and cures ones forgetfulness. In fact it is also very essential for boosting the immune system of a human body. L-Theanine is credited to boost the mood of a person and also show its effects on the physical and mental stress receptors of the human body. It is known to reduce stress and induce relaxation in a person.
L-Theanine as a natural compound is legalized and used in many other edible items as well, but in limited amount. It is best found in green tea. However there have been serious objections to the addition of isolated L-Theanine compounds to a number of beverages. Hence it is used in controlled amount by the manufacturers. Also, L-Theanine has been given the certificate of being called as a safe drug and can be consumed by people. Nevertheless it is better to have it prescribed from a medic in case you are having it as a dietary supplement along with your normal food.
Recommended Dosage: 150-250mg
Directions: L-theanine is water soluble. Do not use if you are pregnant/breastfeeding.