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Advantages of Suntheanine® compared to other stress reducing supplents in the market

 

Suntheanine® is emerging as the choice for dietary supplement stress management. Reasons for this are clear:

 


Points of Comparison


L-Theanine


Kava-kava


Valerian


St. John’s Wort


Use


relaxation, stress,
mental acuity, PMS, learning performance


relaxation, stress


relaxation, stress


relaxation, stress


Dosage


50 – 200 mg


100 – 200 mg (70%kavalactones)


2 – 3 grams
(1 – 3 times/day)


2 – 4 grams


Reaction Time


30 – 40 min.


40 – 60 min.


1 – 3 hours


continued use over
several days

 

 

 

Cautions

 

 

 

none


adversely effects judgement and reflexes when driving; yellowing of hair, skin and nails; enlargement of pupils


promotes sleep and drowsiness; potential liver damage; may interfere with cognitive or motor function; may prolong sedation


photosensitization banned for use in France


Duration of Administration


not limited


not more than 3 months without medical advice


not limited


not limited



Drug Interaction



None known


contraindicted with alcohol, barbiturates, psychopharmaceuticals, tranquilizers (including alprazolam, diazapam


tranquilizers (including alprazolam, diazepam), sedatives, alcohol, analgesics, anesthetics


estrogen (birth control), cyclosporine, indinavir, warfarin, theophylline
(anti-asthma), and certain prescribed drugs for heart disease, cancer, depression, seizures


Purity / Quality

 

>99%

 


variable


variable


variable


 


 

 

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