Overview

Phenethylamine is a chemical that is found naturally in the body. It can also be made in the laboratory.

Phenethylamine is used for athletic performance, depression, weight loss, and to improve mood and attention, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

How does it work ?

Phenethylamine stimulates the body to make certain chemicals that play a role in depression and other psychiatric conditions. People who don't make enough phenethylamine naturally may be helped by taking phenethylamine as a supplement. However, too much phenethylamine might cause side effects similar to the drug amphetamine.
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