L-Tyrosine is a very important amino acid and has many benefits. It has many uses and it’s easy to see why it is included in most if not all blends of nootropics, like Alpha Brain.

Where is it Found Naturally?

It’s actually made from another amino acid(phenylalanine) inside your body. It is also found in eggs, fish, oat, wheat, nuts, beans, meat, and some dairy products.

L-Tyrosine Benefits

If you are reading this then you are probably most interested in the benefits and effects it has on your brain, focusing, and mentally.

Brain AlertnessOther uses for Tyrosine include:

  • treating a disorder called phenylketonuria (PKU, for short)
  • depression
  • ADD
  • ADHD
  • Schizophrenia
  • Alzheimer’s
  • Parkinson’s
  • PMS
  • Stress
  • and even used in creams to help with wrinkled skin.

Side Effects

As with most supplements and medicine there is always a chance of some mild side effects. Some possible side effects associated with Tyrosine is headache, heart burn, and nausea.


The typical dosage is around 150 mg/kg per day to help improve alertness. It is always best to check with a doctor fist.

Caution is recommended when using with Levodopa and thyroid hormone pills.
If you are breast-feeding or pregnant avoid use.



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