Numerous studies have shown that L-theanine, a compound that is found in green tea is very good for health. Researchers claim that theanine helps the body to relax and relieves anxiety. Experiments have shown that this substance relieves the stress, without the need to sleep.
Japanese scientists have observed that people who take 200 mg daily of L-theanine woke up rested and energized. If this substance is combined with another perfect morning drink – coffee, the anxiety that can be caused by caffeine disappears, but the mixture does not interfere with coffee’s ability to increase the brain activity.
Other studies have shown that l-theanine even change the mood and makes people happier. Although not known, researchers believe that the mechanism that leads to the improvement of mood is caused by the substance in green tea, which helps the body produce serotonin and other hormones of happiness.
L-theanine is effective for cleansing the liver of toxins such as alcohol or other dangerous substances. Experts believe that this miracle compound interferes with the lack of glutathione, a substance that helps the liver to detoxify.
Where do you find it-theanine
L-theanine is in the form of supplements, and in teas. Green tea has the largest amount of this compound. Be careful, however, not to consume these drinks in excess, because they contain caffeine and can cause nervousness. It is also good to know that theanine supplements can lower blood pressure.