Tag: L-Theanine

What Are L-Theanine Side Effects?

If you’ve ever tried a few different sleep supplements — and take it from me, I’ve tried a lot of them — you’re probably familiar with some common ingredients. Magnesium (in various forms), melatonin, valerian, tryptophan, and l-theanine are all…

Theanine vs Tyrosine: What’s the Difference?

Theanine is an increasingly common ingredient (at least from what I’ve tested) in sleep supplements. It has a calming yet non-sedative effect, which is why it’s in sleep supplement blends and added to some existing blends like ZMA. In fact,…

Theanine vs Kava: Which Is Better For Sleep?

While I’ve tried sleep supplements containing both theanine and Kava, there are a lot of differences between the two substances. Both can have a positive impact on sleep, but it’s important to keep a few things in mind before trying,…
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How Often Should You Take ZMA?

ZMA is one of my favorite magnesium-based sleep supplements; generally, I’ve had the most success with True Athlete’s ZMA with Theanine formulation, which combines the standard ZMA stack in precise dosages with theanine, a calming amino acid. Overall, ZMA gives…
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