Early research suggests theacrine may potentially have nootropic effects akin to caffeine.Theacrine is a chemical compound found in the plants Cupuaçu and kudingcha. It may promote such potential nootropic benefits as: Anxiolytic activity. Theacrine has demonstrated stress reducing properties. Analgesic activity. Theacrine has been shown to reduce pain. … [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.
The high luteolin content in artichoke may facilitate memory formation, particularly when combined with other nootropics.Artichoke is an edible plant long believed to impart various health benefits. Its influence in brain health involves such nootropic effects as: Supporting memory. Bioactive ingredients in artichoke may play a critical role in the formation and … [Read more...]
Calcium-binding protein apoaequorin may improve memory, focus, and learning, according to contentious research.Apoaequorin is a calcium-binding protein drawn from jellyfish that has demonstrated some brain boosting activity. Its nootropic effects seem to stem from its penchant to: Promote neuroprotection. Apoaequorin has been shown to protect brain cells from death … [Read more...]
Betaine could theoretically have nootropic benefits such as improved mood and neuroprotection, but research is lacking.Betaine is a natural compound found in many foods. Although it is most popular as a digestive aid, it has also been proposed to act as a nootropic by: Increasing SAMe. Betaine helps the body produce SAMe, a compound involved in neurotransmitter … [Read more...]
Astaxanthin's antioxidant properties may help protect the brain from the deleterious effects of aging and neurodegeneration.Abundant in marine animals, astaxanthin is a carotenoid that is quickly rising in popularity as a dietary supplement. As a nootropic, it can be beneficial by providing: Neuroprotection. Astaxanthin is a powerful antioxidant that can help … [Read more...]