Achieve Focused Calm With Our Milk Tea’s L-theanine Boost
Tea has been renowned for its medicinal properties for centuries in Asia, and there’s a growing amount of Western scientific evidence as to why. The amino acid L-theanine, which has the potential to improve mental function, occurs naturally in tea, including the Ceylon black tea we personally select for our Sri Lankan Milk Tea. That means in addition to tasting true to the milk teas we grew up with, our Sri Lankan Milk Tea can produce a sense of calm, as well as a host of other beneficial effects for anyone who drinks it!
L-theanine Is Part of the Brain Puzzle
L-theanine binds to certain neurotransmitters in the brain, inhibiting the release of glutamate, another naturally occuring amino acid that “excites” brain cells by increasing the flow of electricity into them. Glutamate’s increase in electrical activity can aid in memory formation and learning ability, but too much can over-excite brain cells to the point of damaging them and, in the long term, causing mood disorders.
Our Sri Lankan Milk Tea gives you a boost of L-theanine, inhibiting the release of some glutamate and thereby calming your brain chemistry.
Additional Benefits of L-theanine
L-theanine research is ongoing, but there are already a ton of promising links between increased levels of this naturally occurring amino acid and other positive health effects. For example, L-theanine may improve memory formation and increase concentration. It has also been linked to helping people manage moderate-to-severe anxiety without causing drowsiness. That’s because the energetic effect of tea’s caffeine complements the calming effects of L-theanine, offering the best of both.
An isolated form of L-theanine is now a popular anti-anxiety treatment In China, Japan, and other Asian countries, and scientists are also studying this isolated form for its effectiveness in lifting depressed moods. Preliminary results in both cases are optimistic. L-theanine may even help people manage blood pressure and get a better night’s sleep.
Milk Tea Made With You in Mind
Our mission at Kola Goodies is to make products that taste good and do good — for the people behind the products and for you. To that end, our milk tea is a delicious link to Sri Lanka that supports farmers of high-quality ingredients, like L-theanine-rich Ceylon black tea, and also assists you in your wellness practice. After you drink a cup of our milk tea, you’ll typically notice L-theanine’s benefits setting in within 30 to 40 minutes. We can’t wait to see what you do with those benefits.