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  • n. amino acid commonly found in tea

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  • White tea contains something called theanine which has been shown to reduce mental and physical stress by working with chemicals like dopamine and serotonin in the brain.

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  • A green tea component, the amino acid theanine, which is thought to have a tranquillising effect on the brain, may explain the "potentially beneficial effect" shown in the current study, Niu noted in an email to Reuters Health.

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  • A green tea component, the amino acid theanine, which is thought to have a tranquillising effect on the brain, may explain the "potentially beneficial effect" shown in the current study, Dr Niu noted.

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  • A green tea component, the amino acid theanine, which is thought to have a tranquillizing effect on the brain, may explain the "potentially beneficial effect" shown in the current study, Niu noted in an email to Reuters Health.

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  • According to research from Unilever, green tea contains L-theanine, which is said to relax the brain.

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  • A green tea component, the amino acid theanine, which is thought to have a tranquilizing effect on the brain, may explain the "potentially beneficial effect" shown in the current study, Niu noted in an email to Reuters Health.

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  • They are richest in catechins, which have all antioxidants, and sweet and fresh theanine, which is peaceful and alleviates the spirit.

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  • It’s also rich in a unique amino acid, theanine, which is itself sweet and savory, and partly breaks down during manufacturing to savory glutamic acid.

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  • This type of tea contains theanine which is a substance that has a stimulating effect on the brain which results in deep relaxation for its drinkers.

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  • "Effects of oral supplementation with cysteine and theanine on the immune function of athletes in endurance exercise: randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial."

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