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  • Adriano dos Santos

Get rid of anxiety with the help of this healthy habit. 



Drink tea!  

There is something very calming about this ritual, but the actual explanation of the relaxing property tea has, is of course in science. 

L-theanine is the naturally occurring, water-soluble, non-protein amino acid found in tea leaves which is responsible for tea's soothing properties. It is great for stress relief, helps with anxiety and also promotes quality sleep. 

Is L-theanine safe? Theanine is one of the safest natural remedies for anxiety, and it is unlikely to have any major side effects.  

Some of the other benefits of L-theanine: Relaxation, Weight loss, Improved cognitive function, Healthy Immune system function, Reduced blood pressure, Reduced risk of cardiovascular diseases. 

Several studies have found that L-theanine produces alpha waves (α-waves) without causing drowsiness. Αlpha waves are neural oscillations that pulse at a frequency of 8-12hz. This is a state of mind that aids in mental coordination, mind-body integration, and calmness. 

Where can I find L-theanine? Green tea, Black tea, Mushrooms, Some supplements 

References: 

L-Theanine to Promote Relaxation: https://info.bioticsresearch.com/researchforum/l-theanine-to-promote-relaxation

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