Ethical Naturals Inc. (ENI) has developed AlphaWave, purified L-theanine for use in dietary supplements and beverages to promote relaxation. The GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) ingredient is manufactured through a proprietary process by which it is derived from another naturally occurring amino acid, and is standardized to 98% L-theanine. AlphaWave is also offered in a Calming Blend, containing purified L-theanine with extracts of chamomile, lemon balm, passion flower, hops and valerian. For further information: www.ethicalnaturals.com
Seong-Jae Yoo, PhD, & Gabriel Giancaspro, PhD, U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) ||March 1, 2017 USP monographs can serve as useful resources to help dietary supplement manufacturers comply with federal standards.