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PharmaGABA-100 - 60 Vegetarian Capsules

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  • Item Number: TR1255
  • Serving Size: 1 Capsule
  • Servings per Container: 60
  • Quantity per Container: 60 Capsules
  • Price per Serving:  0.47
  • Price per Unit*: $0.47 per Capsule
  • * Price Per Unit may reflect product's price per capsule, tablet, ounce, fluid ounce, etc.
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  • PharmaGABA-100 by Thorne Research is a naturally sourced gamma-aminobutyric acid that its non-habit forming and non-drowsy. In this supplement‚ Thorne has brought you the only natural-source GABA so as to promote a calm‚ relaxed and focused state of mind.

    What is GABA?

    GABA (also known as gama-aminobutryic acid) is an amino acid‚ but unlike other amino acids‚ it does not help the body build proteins. GABA’s role is to help nerve impulses communicate‚ so basically‚ GABA helps transmit nerve signals.

    GABA is one of the major neurotransmitters that is widely distributed throughout the nervous system. The role of GABA is to balance the irritability‚ sleeplessness‚ spasmodic movements and restlessness that come along with the stresses and excitement of everyday life. GABA works by acting as an inhibitory neurotransmitter‚ acting like a break in times when stress seems to be running away and getting the better of us. GABAs relaxing properties are also helpful for promoting relaxation and enhancing sleep.

    Because it is essential to have an adequate balance‚ many believe that low GABA levels and decreased GABA function can have an adverse impact on your overall neurological health.

    How Can GABA Supplementation Help?

    Since GABA is such a great supporter of the nervous system and natural hormone production‚ it is helpful in supporting relaxation‚ a more restful sleep‚ and stable mood. Having more energy may make you more likely to exercise. It also acts by supporting the production of hormones that can help the body build lean muscle mass.

    Where Does Thorne Research Get its GABA?

    Thorne Research only uses the natural form of GABA for its PharmaGABA-100. This form is made as a result of a fermentation produces that uses Lactobacillus hilgardii (the same bacteria used to ferment many vegetables‚ including the popular Korean cabbage dish known as kimchi).

    Benefits of GABA Supplementation

    This natural source of GABA may increase the brain’s ability to produce alpha waves‚ which can create a profound sense of physical relaxation while maintaining mental focus and acuity. Although it increases alpha waves‚ it decreases the stress-related beta waves‚ which cause the body’s natural response to stress. As you can imagine‚ if your brain is producing excessive beta waves but not enough alpha waves‚ you will not be as well equipped to handle stressful situations.

    However‚ taking a GABA supplement can do much more. In studies‚ natural PharmaGABA has been shown to produce relaxation as shown by several indicators. Although these effects are enticing‚ they may be less present synthetic version of GABA. The most positive effects from GABA supplementation may occur while taking the natural form of GABA‚ such as that found in Thorne Research’s PharmaGABA. Each bottle contains 60 vegetarian capsules.

    Thorne Research strives to provide pure‚ high-quality supplements to people looking to enhance their health and well-being. Its products are commonly used in prestigious research studies‚ and are recommended by many doctors and health care practitioners. The company always goes the extra mile to ensure that Thorne Research dietary supplements are safe and effective for immune-compromised‚ allergic‚ and chemically sensitive patients.

    These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.

Official Website: http://www.thorne.com

Serving Size: One Capsule

Amount Per Serving / % DV

Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid (GABA) 100mg / *

*Daily Value (DV) not established.

Other Ingredients: Microcrystalline cellulose‚ hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule‚ magnesium citrate laurate.

Take 1 capsule one to three times daily or as recommended by your healthcare practitioner.

If pregnant‚ nursing‚ or trying to conceive‚ consult your healthcare practitioner before using this product. Use only if bottle is sealed. Store tightly sealed in a cool‚ dry place.

  • Corn Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Egg Free
  • Gluten Free
  • Lactose Free
  • Soy Free
  • Wheat Free
  • Yeast Free

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Overall Rating for PharmaGABA-100 - 60 Vegetarian Capsules

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    from U.S.A

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    9/29/2016

    High quality gaba

    I was told not all gaba are created equal, so I was specific about the brand of gaba I give to my son. Thorne Research's PharmaGABA-100 has been one of the best gaba. I've been very happy with the results.


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      High quality

    Cons

      Nothing.

    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
     
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    from florida

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    1/02/2016

    Interested.

    Upon arrival of PharmaGABA by Thorne Research I was curious to try it, expecting to feel no different from before and to be disappointed. Much to my surprise, upon taking one capsule I had immediately felt buzzed. It was almost like I had taken a pain killer or something of the sort. For about 45 minutes I was in a mild yet very relaxed and hazy state which then dissipated leaving me completely normal. and through many trials including some of which I exceeded the normal dose by two to three capsules I have not been able to achieve this reaction or any reaction for that matter whatsoever. it's as if I built a complete tolerance after the first pill. I have yet to experience any difference upon taking them to this day.


    Pros

      It certainly calmed me down.

    Cons

      Although calm, I felt out of focus and forgetful. it worked once and only once.

    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
     
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    from Iowa

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    11/11/2014

    Verified Buyer

    Great quality!

    I'm pleased with PharmaGABA-100 by Thorne Research as it was ordered by my doctor. I was very pleased with the speed of delivery.


    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
     
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    from Western Slope, CO

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    4/29/2014

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    Glad I found this form of GABA

    I ran out of Thorne PharmaGABA so ended up purchasing regular (synthetic) GABA as an experiment. After I took the first one I felt a weird tingling sensation all over and had not experienced that with PharmaGABA so I did some research a month or so ago. Supposedly synthetic GABA is banned in Japan because of the chemical N-Methyl-2-pyrrolidinone (approx. 1% in GABA). However when searching the internet today I no longer found reference to the ban of GABA in Japan. Curious.


    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
     
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    from Minneapolis, MN

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    12/26/2013

    Verified Buyer

    Great Quality Gaba

    Gaba defiantly takes the edge off those very stressful times. Gaba has been recommended by my chiropractor naturopath and the "Mood Cure." Thorne is a trusted brand and great quality.


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      Effective and Great Quality

    Cons


    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
     
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    from Evans City, PA

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    11/18/2013

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    not sure yet...

    I have ADD and my ND thought I should try this. So far I am not noticing much of a differerence with my focus or lack thereof. I spoke with my ND to day and she said it takes awhile to start working. Its hard to get it since you have to take it between meals- I tend to forget those. I do feel a little sharper so I ll do another review down the road...


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      I feel a little more focused

    Cons

      Have to take without food

    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
     
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    from Vermont

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    9/19/2013

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    Decent for GABA

    I take PharmaGABA before I go to bed to calm my mind and it works well. I also take PharmaGABA during the day in case my mind is getting in the way of being productive.


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      Reasonably priced

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    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
     
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    from Phoenix, AZ

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    5/04/2013

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    Reasonable Price

    Im not sure why I take PharmaGABA-100 but it was suggested by my Naturopath and I feel great!


    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
     
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    from Dallas TX

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    12/08/2012

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    PharmaGABA-100 60 Vegetarian Capsules

    I absolutely love PharmaGABA-100; it really works for me. Thank you Pure Formula! P. Jackson


    Pros

      Everything it really helps my muscles to relax.

    Cons

      Nothing

    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
     
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    from Charlottesville, Va

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    6/02/2011

    Verified Buyer

    Fantastic supplement

    I absolutely LOVE PharmaGABA-100 by Thorne Research.....It calms my mind and keeps me centered.....Now that I found it I wont live without it!


    Pros

      Calms your mind without making you drowsy....Just makes you feel at peace.

    Cons

      Nothing.

    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
     

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  • Q Joann Palumbo on 11/08/2015

    How does Thorne GABA (which I just bought from you) compare to NOW gaba capsules which I used to take as far as the kind of GABA used to make the capsule? NOW claims natural L form and Thorne claims it has a natural form as well???

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    • PureFormulas on 11/09/2015

      Thank you for reaching out to us, Joann. We would be happy to look into this for you :) Please send us an email to nutritiontalk@pureformulas.com with both item details. We look forward to hearing from you! 

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