Benefits of L-Theanine


L-theanine is an amino acid that is known to help prevent and treat many conditions within the body.  Mostly found in tea leaves, it has been used in many teas that we drink and it can also help our body function properly throughout the day.

Benefits when taking this amino acid are anxiety relief, better sleep, and reduce blood pressure.

Let’s now take a look at more benefits that occur when you add L-theanine to your daily diet below:


1. You can take L-theanine in the form of a pill, capsule, tablet or supplement


2. Helps You Ease Stress


3. Reduces Anxiety


4. Promotes Relaxation


5. Helps You Focus Better


6. Promotes Better Sleep


7. Reduces Blood Pressure


8. Supports Immune System

9. Helps during tumor and cancer treatment


10. Supports Blood Pressure Control


11. Good for Sinusitis Relief


12. Fight Depression


13. Promotes Weight Loss


14. Improves Brain Function


15. May Support Cardiovascular Health


Here are the recommended intakes of L-theanine


Since L-theanine is not a medication, there is no true guideline that displays how much a person should take. However here is a list of possible recommendations on how much you should take based on certain conditions:


Adults (18 years and older)

Anxiety: A single dose from a range of 50-200 milligrams within 30 minutes and lasting for 8-10 hours has been taken by mouth

Blood pressure control: A single dose of 200 milligrams has been taken by mouth

Cognition (mental performances): A single dose of 200-250 milligrams has been taken by mouth

Mood: A single dose of 200-250 milligrams has been taken by mouth


Children (Under 18 years old)

There has been no proven safe or effective dose for theanine in children


Please consult with your doctor first if you have any medical issues or concerns about taking L-theanine




Here is a list of teas that contains L-theanine below:

Green Tea

Black Tea

White tea

Pouchong Tea

Water Sprite Tea

Matcha Tea


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