What Is L-Theanine?
L-Theanine is an amino acid that is found in a variety of plant and mushroom species, and is particularly abundant in green tea. L-Theanine is commonly referred to as simply Theanine, not to be confused with D-Theanine. L-Theanine possesses a unique savory, umami flavor profile and is often used to reduce the bitterness in some foods.
L-Theanine Benefits †
L-Theanine may have calming effects for mood and sleep and may support brain function and aid alertness, focus, cognition, and memory. L-Theanine may also fortify immune function and support the heart and cardiovascular system.
- Promote healthy sleep
- Support brain function
- Contribute to alertness and focus
- Aid cognition and memory
- Fortify immune function
- Assist cardiovascular and heart health