Life Extension Enhanced Stress Relief - 30 Vegetarian Capsules
Enhanced Stress Relief combines lemon balm extract and L-theanine, an amino acid found in green tea, to create an innovative, dual-action supplement for stress.
Enhanced Stress Relief Benefits
- Enhances mood, memory and attention
- Includes compounds that help promote sleep and relaxation
- Provides relaxing L-theanine, an amino acid derived from green tea
- Includes a nourishing botanical nutrient that helps relieve stress
Stress is pervasive in modern society and can have real physiological effects on your body. The encouraging news is that lemon balm (Melissa officinalis), an herb in the mint family, has been shown in several studies to support a healthy stress response, mood and healthy sleep patterns.1-3
Relaxation-Promoting Effects of L-Theanine
Green tea has long been thought to help relieve stress.4 Modern science indicates that L-theanine, one of the key compounds in green tea, is responsible for this effect.5-7 L-theanine encourages a calming effect in the brain in ways that have been compared to meditation, massage and other relaxation techniques.8
L-theanine modulates signaling of several neurotransmitters, including GABA, an inhibitory neurotransmitter involved in calming pathways in the brain.9
A Host of Health-Enhancing Benefits
Research shows that L-theanine has numerous health-enhancing effects, including promoting healthy cognitive function.10 L-theanine has been shown to inhibit glutamate signaling in the brain.5 Glutamate is an excitatory neurotransmitter.
Please see the Supplement Facts tab for a full listing of the Ingredients in this product. In summary, it contains: Lemon balm extract (aerial parts) [std. to ≥7% rosmarinic acid, ≥14% hydroxycinnamic acid, L-Theanine, vegetable cellulose (capsule), microcrystalline cellulose, silica, vegetable stearate.
Dosage and Use
Take one (1) capsule once or twice daily (morning and evening), or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
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