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An intermediate formed from the essential aromatic amino acid, L-tryptophan. The production of 5-hydroxytryptophan is the first step in the synthesis of serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine), which functions primarily as a neurotransmitter, and melatonin, the principal hormone secreted by the pineal gland. These substances are believed to have effects on mood and performance. 5-Hydroxytryptophan gives rise to serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine) in the tissues by a decarboxylase enzyme.
It is the most prominent amino acid present in tea leaves. It is an amino acid unique to tea. L-Theanine is derived from the amino acid L-glutamic acid. It is believed to confer a relaxation effect on humans and has antioxidant activity. L-Theanine is a precursor of ethylamine, an antigen, considered to have a beneficial immune effect.
Magnolia extract – Standardized to honokiol. (bark – Magnolia officinalis)
A widely used herb. One of the active constituents of this extract, honokiol, is a lignan (plant phenol) derivative that has potent antioxidant activity. It has also been found to exhibit a relaxation and anxiolytic, effect and to increase acetylcholine in the hippocampus of experimental animals.