L-theanine is a healthy amino acid in green tea
September 16, 2020
L-theanine is a beneficial amino acid found in tea.
L-theanine is the main reason why tea is relaxing and relieves stress, as compared with coffee, even though both contain caffeine.
L-theanine reduces heart rate, blood pressure, cortisol, and feelings of stress and anxiety.
Consuming green tea (or matcha) can reduce stress and anxiety, and boost mental health and performance by inducing a state of relaxed awareness.
Drinking tea often is a good way to naturally maintain healthy levels of dopamine and serotonin.