|Product Code||N/A||Specification||20% /HPLC, 40% /HPLC|
|Botanical Source||Camellia sinensis||Part Used||Leaf|
|Extract Solvent||Ethanol / Water||Assay Method||TLC; HPLC|
|Character||White||Certification||ISO22000, Kosher, HALAL|
|HS Code||2924199090||Shelf Life||2 Years|
L-Theanine (N-gamma-ethyl-L-glutamine), a free amino acid unique to tea, accounts for about 60-70% of the total amino acids and is present in 1-2% of dry tea.
Theanine is distributed in all parts of the tea tree, but the content is different. From its content, young buds and leaves have the highest content, which can reach 1% to 2% of the dry weight of tea leaves; old leaves, roots and stems also have a small amount of distribution; while fruit peel and cotyledons have the least content and are also the flavoring substances of tea leaves, with their unique fresh taste, which can reduce the bitterness and astringency caused by caffeine and catechins in tea leaves and enhance the sweetness.
Function Of L-Theanine
L-Theanine has the functions of calming and relaxing nerves, improving learning and cognitive ability, anti-tumor, preventing cardiovascular diseases, improving immunity, reducing liver damage from alcohol, anti-fatigue, lowering blood pressure, sedation, lowering fat and weight loss, reducing side effects of chemotherapy drugs, anti-tumor effect, enhancing immune effect and improving the flavor of food and beverage.
L-Theanine as a natural sedative for the treatment of anxiety disorders has become very popular in the market, on hundreds of different brands of L-Theanine or oral liquid, drinks and other health products.
L-Theanine has the effect of promoting the generation of ɑ brain wave, which causes a soothing and pleasant feeling, and L-Theanine does not cause an increase in the number of theta waves that occur during the sleep state, so theanine can make people emotionally stable and at the same time make them more focused.
The relaxation mechanism of L-Theanine is mainly achieved by affecting the levels of neurotransmitters dopamine and 5-hydroxytryptamine, and also by competitively binding to glutamate targets, which has a neuroprotective effect.
Feature of Our L-Theanine
- 100% natural tea leaf extract
- Excellent water solubility for a wide range of applications
- Unique fresh taste and taste enhancement
- Excellent processing properties and stability (under usual food processing conditions, such as sterilization, pH and heating, etc.)
- Safe and no side effects (US FDA confirmed its safety in 1985 (GRAS))
Application of L-Theanine
L-Theanine can be used in the food industry and has excellent properties and stability. Therefore, it has a wide range of applications. L-Theanine can be used as a tea beverage quality improver to help improve the flavor and quality of tea beverages when added during production. It can also be used as a flavor additive in food, and research has shown that it can significantly improve the bitterness of coffee, cocoa, ginseng and grapefruit drinks, and beer, and help reduce the astringency of wine, making it a very good food flavor modifier. It can also be used as an additive in functional foods, can be applied to make people feel relaxed also after 7 human experiments table, Ming can play a role in relieving time tension, can also play the effect of educational.
Theanine is used in cosmetics as a moisturizer and in the manufacture of skin moisturizing foods.
Process Flow Diagram of Our L-Theanine
Q1: What's the difference between herb extract and powder?
A: The extract is a concentrated powder form of raw material. The herb extract's procedure flow is wash, extraction, concentration, purification, drying, grinding, sieving, package. The herb powder is just a powder form of the herb. The procedure flow is wash, drying, grinding, sieving, package.
Q2: What's the extract solvent used in the procedure?
A: The extract solvent is always depending on the active ingredient in the raw material, regulation and customers' requirement. The solvents mostly used for extraction are water and ethanol. Even the solvent other than water used in the procedure, the solvent residue in the extract product also can conform with ICH Q3CR5.
Q3: Is there any other ingredient used in the product?
A: It depends. For product which is hard to be dried, we need to add some maltodextrin into the extraction solution before drying. The maltodextrin we used is food-class carrier, from non-GMO corn. We can share customer with the ingredient composition table.
Q4: How to make sure the quality of the product?
A: Firstly, every batch finish product must be tested and qualified before delivery. We can send a specification sheet or CoA for confirmation. The HPLC chromatography graph also can be provided. Secondly, we can provide pre-ship sample to customer for quality confirmation.
Q5: Can you develop a new product for us?
A: Yes, we can. We have independent R&D dept, who is able to update the procedure parameters of our main products and develop the procedure of new product. For more information, please contact us directly.
Q6: Can you offer this in capsules or tablets as well?
A: Yes, we have related equipment for preparation of finish product, like tablet, capsule and granule. Kindly contact with us for details.
Q7: What is the MOQ?
A: For most of the products we already have in stock, the MOQ is 1kg. If the product is a new specification and need to be produced from raw material, the MOQ depends.
Q8: Is there any discount?
A: Yes, for larger quantity or better payment period, we can support with better price.
Q9: How about delivery time?
A: For most products, the product can be sent out from factory in 5days. If we don't have inventory, the product need to produced from raw material, the ordinary period is 20-25days.
Q10: How do you treat with quality complaint?
A: We will always be responsible for the quality of our products. If there's a complaint, we will first assist customers to solve the most direct needs.
Secondly, we have SOP for quality complaint. QA will investigate the problem, after that we'll give customer a formal feedback about the cause of the quality issue and related precautions for this problem.