{"id":4763818229819,"title":"Vera’s Formulations Ultra Theanine","handle":"vera-s-formulations-ultra-theanine","description":"\u003ch2\u003eVera’s Formulations Ultra Theanine\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003e\n\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/shop.healthmasters.com.au\/pages\/buy-naturopathic-products\" title=\"Vera's Formulations 10% off RRP | HealthMasters\"\u003e\u003cbig\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #27ae60;\"\u003eVera's Formulations 10% off RRP\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/big\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/shop.healthmasters.com.au\/pages\/healthmasters-contact\" title=\"Contact HealthMasters\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #ff2a00;\"\u003e\u003cbig\u003eContact HealthMasters\u003c\/big\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003c!-- TABS --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eDescription\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eDescription: Vera’s Formulations Ultra Theanine\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAn evidence-based, single-nutrient supplement designed to help alleviate stress and mild anxiety, as well as protect against their detrimental effects on immune and cardiovascular function.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eL-Theanine supports a relaxed state of mind and offers cognitive benefits without sedation.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eIndications\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eIndications: Vera’s Formulations Ultra Theanine\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eHelps relieve nervous system stress and mild anxiety\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNeuroprotection and support of cognitive function\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMay improve alertness and attention\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePossesses antioxidant activity\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMay support immunity\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMay support a healthy blood pressure and heart rate\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eInteractions\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eInteractions: Vera’s Formulations Ultra Theanine\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eEnhances the efficacy of doxorubicin and possibly related anthracyclines \/ unrelated classes of chemotherapy agents (idarubicin, pirarubicin, cisplatin, and irinotecan).(1,2)\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003ePack Size\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003ePack Size: Vera’s Formulations Ultra Theanine\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e30 capsules\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eRecommended Dose\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eRecommended Dose: Vera’s Formulations Ultra Theanine\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e1 capsule per day, or as recommended by your healthcare practitioner\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eIngredients\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eIngredients: Vera’s Formulations Ultra Theanine\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003ctable width='100%\"'\u003e\n\u003ctbody\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eEach capsule contains\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eL-Theanine\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003e200mg\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003c\/tbody\u003e\n\u003c\/table\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eExcipients\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eExcipients: Vera’s Formulations Ultra Theanine\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eGlycine, silica colloidal anhydrous, vegetable capsule, leucine\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eTechnical Information\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eTechnical Information: Vera’s Formulations Ultra Theanine\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eL-Theanine (γ-glutamethylamide) is a unique, non-protein, amino acid found almost exclusively in tea (Camellia sinensis). While tea contains a number of active constituents, L-Theanine comprises about 1-2% of its dry weight, contributes significantly to its characteristic taste, and is the most well researched for health benefits.(2)\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cem\u003eHelps Relieve Nervous System Stress and Mild Anxiety\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eL-Theanine crosses the blood brain barrier (BBB) and increases the secretion and function of neurotransmitters, especially serotonin, dopamine and gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA).(2,3,4) As neurotransmitters typically modulate emotional and physiological states in humans, L-Theanine is believed to also influence these states.(3)\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eL-Theanine’s competitive role against neuroexcitation and well known relaxing effects are attributed to its ability to block the binding of L-glutamic acid to glutamate receptors in the brain. Increased glutamate levels are commonly induced by acute stressors and contribute to the stimulation of the sympathetic nervous system. Measurable indices of acute stress responses include several autonomic parameters, including heart rate (HR), blood pressure (BP), and immunoglobulin A (IgA).(3) Furthermore, L-Theanine may support neuroinhibition via glycine receptors.(5)\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eResearch Study:\u003c\/strong\u003e The influence of L-Theanine on stress-induced psychological and physiological states were investigated in a randomized, controlled study in 2007. Twelve healthy male undergraduate students underwent four separate trials: in the first trial L-Theanine (200mg) was administered at the start (L-Theanine 1) and in the second trial L-Theanine (200mg) was taken midway (L-Theanine 2), while the third and fourth trial involved taking a placebo or no treatment at all. Study participants were exposed to an acute stressor (a mental arithmetic task) over a period of 20 minutes. Psychological measures included self-evaluated (subjective) perception of stress as well as physiological measures such as HR and concentrations of IgA. L-Theanine intake was shown to significantly lower subjective stress scores in L-Theanine 1 and 2 conditions, and reduce both HR and salivary IgA responses to the acute stress task when compared to placebo. Oral intake of L-Theanine was consequently suggested to reduce acute stress responses by buffering sympathetic activity (Figure 1).(3)\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThere are four basic brain wave patterns (alpha, beta, delta, and theta), each of which are associated with different mental states and states of consciousness. Alpha-brain waves typically indicate a relaxed but alert state.(6)\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eL-Theanine induces detectable alpha-brain wave activity after 30 minutes in a dose dependant manner, and leads to a relaxed, yet alert, state of mind without causing drowsiness or sedation.(2,6,8) Perception of relaxation coincides with the detection of alpha brain waves. However, this effect may only be achieved at doses above those found in a cup of tea (typically around 20mg).(8) Research has demonstrated that consumption of about 200mg of L-Theanine results in an increase in alpha wave activity in the brain within 30-40 minutes.(6,9) L-Theanine has also been shown to support, indirectly, the ability to counteract the stimulatory effects of cortisol and caffeine.(2)\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2075\/8503\/files\/Vera_s_Formulations_Ultra_Theanine_Figure_1_-_Effects_of_L-Theanine_on_Heart_Rate_HealthMasters_600x600.jpg?v=1586305959\" alt=\"Vera’s Formulations Ultra Theanine Figure 1 - Effects of L-Theanine on Heart Rate HealthMasters\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003eFigure 1: Effects of L-Theanine on Heart Rate (3)\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cem\u003eNeuroprotection and Support of Cognitive Function\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eL-Theanine has been shown to possess neuroprotective and cognitive enhancing activity.(4,10-12) Its neuroprotective effect is suggested to be related to its antagonistic effects on glutamate receptors as well as glutamate transporters,(4,12) while important aspects of attention are supported by alpha wave activity.(8,3)\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAs supported by various randomized, controlled studies, L-Theanine may also negate the stimulatory effect of caffeine on blood pressure. (2,12) In combination with caffeine, L-Theanine has been shown to improve and help focus attention during demanding cognitive tasks, (14,15) increase reaction time, (16) improve speed and accuracy of performance of attention switching tasks, and reduce susceptibility to distracting information.(17)\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cem\u003ePossesses Antioxidant Activity and May Support Immunity\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe antioxidant activity of L-Theanine has been studied in relation to LDL cholesterol, liver and neurologic function. In these instances, L-Theanine was shown to inhibit LDL oxidation,(2) support tissues against changes associated with reduced glutathione levels,(17) and counteract excitotoxicity and \/ or mitochondrial radical formation,(19) respectively.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSupplementation with L-Theanine has been shown to enhance the function of human gamma delta T lymphocytes, a subset of T cells and one of the immune system’s first lines of defence, thereby helping to support immune function.(20)\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- \/TABS --\u003e","published_at":"2020-04-08T09:42:11+10:00","created_at":"2020-04-08T10:18:34+10:00","vendor":"Ariya, Oborne, Quest","type":"Buy Naturopathic Products 10% off RRP","tags":["Vera's"],"price":3094,"price_min":3094,"price_max":3094,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":3438,"compare_at_price_min":3438,"compare_at_price_max":3438,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":33223459209275,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"Vera’sFormulationsUltraTheanine","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Vera’s Formulations Ultra Theanine","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":3094,"weight":0,"compare_at_price":3438,"inventory_quantity":9999,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":""}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2075\/8503\/products\/Vera_sFormulationsUltraTheanine10_ofRRPatHealthMasters.png?v=1586306067","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2075\/8503\/products\/Vera_sFormulationsUltraTheanineFigure1-EffectsofL-TheanineonHeartRateHealthMasters.jpg?v=1586330101"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2075\/8503\/products\/Vera_sFormulationsUltraTheanine10_ofRRPatHealthMasters.png?v=1586306067","options":["Title"],"media":[{"alt":"Vera’s Formulations Ultra Theanine 10% of RRP | HealthMasters","id":7681334378555,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":0.541,"height":405,"width":219,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2075\/8503\/products\/Vera_sFormulationsUltraTheanine10_ofRRPatHealthMasters.png?v=1586306053"},"aspect_ratio":0.541,"height":405,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2075\/8503\/products\/Vera_sFormulationsUltraTheanine10_ofRRPatHealthMasters.png?v=1586306053","width":219},{"alt":"Vera’s Formulations Ultra Theanine Figure 1 - Effects of L-Theanine on Heart Rate | HealthMasters","id":7686047105083,"position":2,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":1.742,"height":500,"width":871,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2075\/8503\/products\/Vera_sFormulationsUltraTheanineFigure1-EffectsofL-TheanineonHeartRateHealthMasters.jpg?v=1586330086"},"aspect_ratio":1.742,"height":500,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2075\/8503\/products\/Vera_sFormulationsUltraTheanineFigure1-EffectsofL-TheanineonHeartRateHealthMasters.jpg?v=1586330086","width":871}],"content":"\u003ch2\u003eVera’s Formulations Ultra Theanine\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003e\n\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/shop.healthmasters.com.au\/pages\/buy-naturopathic-products\" title=\"Vera's Formulations 10% off RRP | HealthMasters\"\u003e\u003cbig\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #27ae60;\"\u003eVera's Formulations 10% off RRP\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/big\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/shop.healthmasters.com.au\/pages\/healthmasters-contact\" title=\"Contact HealthMasters\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #ff2a00;\"\u003e\u003cbig\u003eContact HealthMasters\u003c\/big\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003c!-- TABS --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eDescription\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eDescription: Vera’s Formulations Ultra Theanine\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAn evidence-based, single-nutrient supplement designed to help alleviate stress and mild anxiety, as well as protect against their detrimental effects on immune and cardiovascular function.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eL-Theanine supports a relaxed state of mind and offers cognitive benefits without sedation.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eIndications\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eIndications: Vera’s Formulations Ultra Theanine\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eHelps relieve nervous system stress and mild anxiety\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNeuroprotection and support of cognitive function\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMay improve alertness and attention\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePossesses antioxidant activity\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMay support immunity\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMay support a healthy blood pressure and heart rate\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eInteractions\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eInteractions: Vera’s Formulations Ultra Theanine\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eEnhances the efficacy of doxorubicin and possibly related anthracyclines \/ unrelated classes of chemotherapy agents (idarubicin, pirarubicin, cisplatin, and irinotecan).(1,2)\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003ePack Size\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003ePack Size: Vera’s Formulations Ultra Theanine\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e30 capsules\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eRecommended Dose\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eRecommended Dose: Vera’s Formulations Ultra Theanine\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e1 capsule per day, or as recommended by your healthcare practitioner\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eIngredients\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eIngredients: Vera’s Formulations Ultra Theanine\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003ctable width='100%\"'\u003e\n\u003ctbody\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eEach capsule contains\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003eL-Theanine\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003ctd\u003e200mg\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003c\/tbody\u003e\n\u003c\/table\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eExcipients\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eExcipients: Vera’s Formulations Ultra Theanine\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eGlycine, silica colloidal anhydrous, vegetable capsule, leucine\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eTechnical Information\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eTechnical Information: Vera’s Formulations Ultra Theanine\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eL-Theanine (γ-glutamethylamide) is a unique, non-protein, amino acid found almost exclusively in tea (Camellia sinensis). While tea contains a number of active constituents, L-Theanine comprises about 1-2% of its dry weight, contributes significantly to its characteristic taste, and is the most well researched for health benefits.(2)\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cem\u003eHelps Relieve Nervous System Stress and Mild Anxiety\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eL-Theanine crosses the blood brain barrier (BBB) and increases the secretion and function of neurotransmitters, especially serotonin, dopamine and gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA).(2,3,4) As neurotransmitters typically modulate emotional and physiological states in humans, L-Theanine is believed to also influence these states.(3)\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eL-Theanine’s competitive role against neuroexcitation and well known relaxing effects are attributed to its ability to block the binding of L-glutamic acid to glutamate receptors in the brain. Increased glutamate levels are commonly induced by acute stressors and contribute to the stimulation of the sympathetic nervous system. Measurable indices of acute stress responses include several autonomic parameters, including heart rate (HR), blood pressure (BP), and immunoglobulin A (IgA).(3) Furthermore, L-Theanine may support neuroinhibition via glycine receptors.(5)\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eResearch Study:\u003c\/strong\u003e The influence of L-Theanine on stress-induced psychological and physiological states were investigated in a randomized, controlled study in 2007. Twelve healthy male undergraduate students underwent four separate trials: in the first trial L-Theanine (200mg) was administered at the start (L-Theanine 1) and in the second trial L-Theanine (200mg) was taken midway (L-Theanine 2), while the third and fourth trial involved taking a placebo or no treatment at all. Study participants were exposed to an acute stressor (a mental arithmetic task) over a period of 20 minutes. Psychological measures included self-evaluated (subjective) perception of stress as well as physiological measures such as HR and concentrations of IgA. L-Theanine intake was shown to significantly lower subjective stress scores in L-Theanine 1 and 2 conditions, and reduce both HR and salivary IgA responses to the acute stress task when compared to placebo. Oral intake of L-Theanine was consequently suggested to reduce acute stress responses by buffering sympathetic activity (Figure 1).(3)\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThere are four basic brain wave patterns (alpha, beta, delta, and theta), each of which are associated with different mental states and states of consciousness. Alpha-brain waves typically indicate a relaxed but alert state.(6)\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eL-Theanine induces detectable alpha-brain wave activity after 30 minutes in a dose dependant manner, and leads to a relaxed, yet alert, state of mind without causing drowsiness or sedation.(2,6,8) Perception of relaxation coincides with the detection of alpha brain waves. However, this effect may only be achieved at doses above those found in a cup of tea (typically around 20mg).(8) Research has demonstrated that consumption of about 200mg of L-Theanine results in an increase in alpha wave activity in the brain within 30-40 minutes.(6,9) L-Theanine has also been shown to support, indirectly, the ability to counteract the stimulatory effects of cortisol and caffeine.(2)\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2075\/8503\/files\/Vera_s_Formulations_Ultra_Theanine_Figure_1_-_Effects_of_L-Theanine_on_Heart_Rate_HealthMasters_600x600.jpg?v=1586305959\" alt=\"Vera’s Formulations Ultra Theanine Figure 1 - Effects of L-Theanine on Heart Rate HealthMasters\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003eFigure 1: Effects of L-Theanine on Heart Rate (3)\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cem\u003eNeuroprotection and Support of Cognitive Function\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eL-Theanine has been shown to possess neuroprotective and cognitive enhancing activity.(4,10-12) Its neuroprotective effect is suggested to be related to its antagonistic effects on glutamate receptors as well as glutamate transporters,(4,12) while important aspects of attention are supported by alpha wave activity.(8,3)\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAs supported by various randomized, controlled studies, L-Theanine may also negate the stimulatory effect of caffeine on blood pressure. (2,12) In combination with caffeine, L-Theanine has been shown to improve and help focus attention during demanding cognitive tasks, (14,15) increase reaction time, (16) improve speed and accuracy of performance of attention switching tasks, and reduce susceptibility to distracting information.(17)\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cem\u003ePossesses Antioxidant Activity and May Support Immunity\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe antioxidant activity of L-Theanine has been studied in relation to LDL cholesterol, liver and neurologic function. In these instances, L-Theanine was shown to inhibit LDL oxidation,(2) support tissues against changes associated with reduced glutathione levels,(17) and counteract excitotoxicity and \/ or mitochondrial radical formation,(19) respectively.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSupplementation with L-Theanine has been shown to enhance the function of human gamma delta T lymphocytes, a subset of T cells and one of the immune system’s first lines of defence, thereby helping to support immune function.(20)\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- \/TABS --\u003e"}

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