L-theanine: Amino acid that acts as a glutamate receptor antagonist (1)*. In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study, L-theanine was shown to significantly reduce stress (2)*. In individuals 8-12 years of age, L-theanine has been shown to significantly increase the number of nights with restful sleep and reduce nocturnal motor activity (3)*
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3. Lyon MR, et al. Alt Med Rev. 2011;16(4):348-54.