Theanine leafs and powderL-theanine predominantly occurs in plants and fungi. High amounts of l-theanine can be found in green tea and gyokuro leaves.

L-theanine promotes focus and a calming effect because it is a natural building block for the GABA neurotransmitter. For info about the chemical structure of l-theanine read this Wiki page.

GABA is an important regulating neurotransmitter.

L-theanine consumption is effective for improving focus and memory.

Research shows that men and women who suffered minor brain injuries develop improved memory during a cognitive exercise after they consumed l-theanine.

L-theanine makes you become more alert and maintain focus for a longer period (Study).

Combining l-theanine and caffeine: a positive synergistic effect.

The positive caffeine-effects are noticeable for a longer period while the negative effects of caffeine become less noticeable.

While the combination of l-theanine and caffeine ensures a better mood by reducing anxiety (studies 1,2,3), the combination also has cognition enhancing effects (studies: 1,2,3,4).

L-theanine is a very effective natural nootropic agent.

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