Does theacrine work?

Overall Effectiveness Rating for Theacrine

The overall effectiveness rating for theacrine is 1.8 out of 3. This rating means there is some evidence that using theacrine may lead to positive results. This rating also means that some evidence does not back up all claims. Below you can find individual ratings for specific claims.

Overall Confidence Rating for Theacrine

There are 3 studies in the database on theacrine; the confidence rating is 24. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating. Note, this rating is for theacrine as a whole. There are also individual ratings for the claims below.

Products Containing Theacrine

Products Containing Theacrine
Genius Burn
Focus Nootropic Pre-Workout
Prewrkt Extreme
Red, White, and BOOM
Full list of all 29 products containing Theacrine.

Individual Claims

The overall ratings above do no necessarily reflect each claim about theacrine. Individual claims can have higher or lower ratings. For example, some supplements may have a lot of backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on claims below for more information.

Performance Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
improve focus
improve muscular endurance
increase strength

Mental Health Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
improve cognitive ability
increase concentration


Title of Study
A Two-Part Approach to Examine the Effects of Theacrine (TeaCrine®) Supplementation on Oxygen Consumption, Hemodynamic Responses, and Subjective Measures of Cognitive and Psychometric Parameters
Acute Effects of Theacrine Supplementation on Muscular Strength and Muscular Endurance
Cognitive Performance and Mood Following Ingestion of a Theacrine-Containing Dietary Supplement, Caffeine, or Placebo by Young Men and Women