L-theanine is a constituent found in high quantities in green tea that can also be taken as a nutritional supplement to help recovering addicts, depression/anxiety sufferers, and others recover their mental clarity and stability. This supplement can help with the following:
- Has a calming effect on the body
- Can improve mood
- Reduces cortisol and stress levels
- Improves ability to relax
- Calms without sedating; you will still feel alert
Take L-theanine on an as-needed basis. You may also choose to drink green tea regularly in addition to taking an occasional L-theanine supplement.