This is Jinny, the pharmacist.
It's unavoidable to feel a little nervous when taking an important exam or giving a presentation. However, there must have been times when you felt upset because you couldn’t show off your skills as much as you prepared because you were too nervous. So today, I would like to introduce Theanine , which can help those who are very nervous under stressful situations .
Theanine is an amino acid found in green tea and is responsible for the sweetness and umami of green tea. It has the effect of lowering tension, and has been recognized by the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety for its functionality of 'helping to relieve tension caused by stress' .
So let's find out how theanine intake helps with tension relief through the paper.