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Zen in a Tablet: L- Theanine

Since ancient times, tea has been used as a relaxing and refreshing beverage.  Although tea has many health promoting compounds in it which act as antioxidants, the relaxing effect comes from a unique amino acid called L-theanine.  This amino acid is found only in tea, and unlike other amino acids, it is not used by the body to make proteins.  “Suntheanine” is the name given to a patented very pure form of L-theanine, which is available in capsules and some …

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