Traditional Asian herb ginseng supports cognitive energy and function. Thanks to its wide array of beneficial effects, Asian ginseng is one of the most popular herbal supplements in the world. Ginseng appears to have several nootropic benefits, including: Enhanced cognitive performance. In particular, ginseng seems to improve memory and mental fatigue in healthy … [Read more...]
Nootropics are natural or synthetic substances used to support brain health and improve various aspects of cognitive function, including memory, focus, concentration, attention, mood, alertness, stress resistance & motivation. They can have several mechanisms of action, such as enhancing brain chemicals, promoting brain circulation, and fighting inflammation. Combining nootropics into "stacks" may maximize mental performance by boosting multiple brain pathways at the same time.
Calming neurotransmitter GABA lowers anxiety and induces relaxation. GABA is a relaxation-promoting neurotransmitter naturally present in the brain. Supplementing GABA may have some nootropic benefits, namely: Reduction of anxiety. Similar to the GABA naturally found in the brain, GABA supplements seem to reduce anxiety and stress. Potential improvement of mood. … [Read more...]
Ashwagandha is one of the best natural ways to reduce anxiety, and might also improve depression and neurodegenerative conditions. The ancient Indian herb ashwagandha has long been used to calm the mind and resist all sorts of stress. As a nootropic, its primary benefits seem to be: Reduction of anxiety. Ashwagandha reduces neuron activity, lowering anxiety and … [Read more...]
2017 may be the breakthrough year for a nutritional supplement category that is already thriving: Nootropics. Interest in these brain supplements has increased steadily over the past few years, driven by increasing consumer awareness of cognitive enhancers and a growing market of adults age 55+ who want to stay mentally sharp to maximize quality of life. In 2017, however, … [Read more...]
Natural compound Dimethylaminoethanol (DMAE) may support concentration and memory. Dimethylaminoethanol (DMAE) is a chemical naturally produced in the brain. DMAE may have nootropic benefits such as: Supporting acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter particularly involved in memory function. Improving concentration in children with attention deficit … [Read more...]