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Vinpocetine – Nootropic Cerebral Vasodilator

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Vinpocetine is derived from the periwinkle plant, from a molecule bearing the name vincamine. The periwinkle plant has a history of being used to reduce the pain of headaches, so the lineage already suggests that vinpocetine should have something to do with the brain. In fact, Vinpocetine does play a ...

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Huperzine A – Neurotransmitter Booster

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Huperzine A is a nootropic compound sourced from the Huperziaceae family of herbs. It is often found in brain health supplements and pre-workouts because of its ability to increase neurotransmitter levels, specifically acetylcholine. Acetylcholine helps us learn. It is in fact the principal neurotransmitter for that purpose. Not only that ...

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L-Tyrosine and N-Acetyl-l-Tyrosine (NALT)

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N-Acetyl-l-Tyrosine (NALT) is a modified form of L-Tyrosine, which is itself an amino acid that has bioactive benefits in the brain. The NALT version is simply a more soluble compound of the original and so for the purposes of discussion, any information regarding L-Tyrosine can be assumed to be the ...

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Rhodiola Rosea – Nootropic Stress Reducer

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Rhodiola Rosea is a powerful Adaptogen (compounds which reduce physiological and chemical effects of stress) and an anti-fatigue agent which is a Scandinavian herb and has been used in Chinese medicine for its cognitive and physical vitality improving properties. Rather interestingly, Rhodiola can reduce the effects of prolonged and short ...

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Bacopa Monnieri – Working Memory Enhancer

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Bacopa Monnieri has been used in eastern medicine for many many years. The herb reduces anxiety, clearing the users mind to experience improved cognitive function. Removing the stressor – in this case actual stress or anxiety – is remarkably effective at improving your ability to concentrate on the things that ...

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CDP-choline (citicoline, citicholine, Cognizin)

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CDP-choline (aka Citicholine or Citicoline) increases levels of both Choline and Uridine in the body and brain after oral ingestion. It is comparable to Alpha-GPC in terms of increasing phosphatidylcholine in the brain, which enhances learning capability and improves memory. The compound is also neuroprotective and its memory enhancement is ...

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Lion’s Mane – Nerve Growth Stimulator

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Lion’s Mane Mushroom is also known as: Hericium erinaceus, Yamabushitake, Monkey’s Head and Satyr’s Beard The idea of taking mushrooms would not normally be associated with cognitive enhancement, perhaps the opposite, in fact. In this, however, Lion’s Mane increases nerve growth and in doing so improves brain health and function. ...

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L-Theanine – Unleash Your Alpha Waves

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L-Theanine is an amino acid that we don’t obtain much of through our diets. It is however active in the brain following oral ingestion and exhibits many benefits – including those principally related to cognitive function – that makes its supplementation highly worthwhile. With a structure similar to some important ...

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