L-Theanine, a naturally occurring amino acid found in select plant and fungal species, stands as a remarkable dietary supplement ingredient. Known as L-γ-glutamylethylamide and N5-ethyl-L-glutamine, it serves as an amino acid analogue of L-glutamate and L-glutamine, essential proteinogenic amino acids. Our L-Theanine product, obtained through meticulous fermentation processes, boasts an impressive 98% purity, ensuring its status as a high-quality, food-grade dietary supplement ingredient.
Molecular Formula: C7H14N2O3
Molecular Weight: 174.20
Appearance: White crystalline powder
Assay: 98.0% to 102.0%
Specific rotation [α]D20: +7.7º to +8.5º
State of solution: Clear and colorless (1.0g/20ml)
Loss on drying: 0.40% max.
Residue on ignition [sulfated]: 0.2% max
Chloride [Cl-]: 0.02% max
Lead (Pb): 3 ppm max.
Arsenic (As): 2 ppm max.
Cadmium (Cd): 1 ppm max.
Mercury (Hg): 0.1 ppm max.
- Natural Origin: Derived from select plant and fungal sources, ensuring natural authenticity.
- High Purity: Achieved through fermentation processes, reaching a 98% purity level.
- Food-Grade Supplement: Suitable for dietary formulations in the food and beverage industry.
L-Theanine holds versatile applications in dietary supplements and functional foods. Renowned for its potential in promoting relaxation without inducing drowsiness, it finds use in stress-relief supplements and calming beverages. Additionally, its synergistic effects with caffeine make it an essential component in energy and focus-enhancing formulations, providing a balanced and calm mental state. Its suitability as a food-grade ingredient expands its utility in various functional food and beverage products aimed at enhancing overall well-being.
With its natural origin and exceptional purity achieved through fermentation, our L-Theanine stands as a premium ingredient for dietary supplements and functional foods, ensuring efficacy and quality in formulations focused on relaxation, mental clarity, and overall wellness.