L-Theanine is one of the standout naturally occurring amino acids. What makes it so unique? L-Theanine is one of a few amino acids not encoded genetically or a “non-proteinogenic amino acid.” Still, it occurs in natural substances such as certain green teas and mushrooms! Because it is non-essential and not made in our bodies, it often goes under-estimated even though it is a top-tier superacid!
For this reason - we chose to slip her into our REST formula. She’s quiet, she’s respectful, she’s all-natural, and she’s highly impactful. What more can you ask for?! Below is the list of benefits your body can reap from consuming her.
Evidence-based relief and benefits from this super acid:
- It has been found to have numerous health benefits, especially related to sleep in women - bingo!
- Through a possible increase in the production of alpha waves in the brain, women feel relief from stress and anxiety when taking L-Theanine, which may lead to a state of relaxation
- L-Theanine may have mood-enhancing effects. Because of the interaction that goes on between L-Theanine and neurotransmitters, the production of dopamine and serotonin levels in the brain may increase - helping to regulate mood
- L-Theanine may reduce symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) in women. Helping to manage anxiety, irritability, and other symptoms associated with PMS
If you would like to learn more about L-Theanine in-depth, check out our favorite resources below. And as always, we hope you enjoyed reading more about what goes into the #heyfreyamagic.