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The Best Nootropics for Focus and Memory

Piracetam focus nootropic

Although nootropics by their very nature generally have a positive impact on the user’s cognitive performance, it is important to be aware that different types focus on various factors. For example, some nootropics are more likely to make people feel energized while improving their memory, but others can have a sedative effect that makes them a good choice for people ... Read More »

Phenylpiracetam 101

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Phenylpiracetam is a nootropic (substance that improves mental function) that is very similar to, but 30 to 60 times stronger than, piracetam. Oddly enough, piracetam has been banned for use as a dietary supplement by the FDA, but phenylpiracetam is still available. Forms Phenylpiracetam takes three basic forms: the R-isomer (effective for stimulatory and mental improvement), the S-isomer, which is ... Read More »

Phenibut 101

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Introduction Phenibut was developed back in the 1960’s in Russia¹.  It is a unique product and some will say that it is not technically a nootropic. It is primarily used for its calming effects rather than as a cognitive enhancer.   Though some claim that it does have cognition enhancing/nootropic effects. It is often used in “stacks” alongside other nootropics. How Does ... Read More »

Noopept 101

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Introduction Noopept is a white powdery substance that is in a class of its own. Although it is very similar to racetam nootropics’, it is not technically a racetam.  It was first developed in Russia, where it was prescribed to protect brain neurons and to help improve cognitive function¹. How Does it Work Through research and studies it was found that ... Read More »

Huperzine A

Huperzine A

We get Huperzine A from Chinese club moss. Though Huperzine A is derived from a plant it actually has some chemicals in it which is in result of the purifying and refining process. It has been used for hundreds of years in Traditional Chinese medicine practices for various aliments and illnesses. Further studies and research have shown that Huperzine A ... Read More »

L-Tyrosine

L-Tyrosine

L-Tyrosine is a very important amino acid and has many benefits. It has many uses and it’s easy to see why it is included in most if not all blends of nootropics, like Alpha Brain. Where is it Found Naturally? It’s actually made from another amino acid(phenylalanine) inside your body. It is also found in eggs, fish, oat, wheat, nuts, ... Read More »

Alpha GPC

Alpha GPC

It is very common to find Alpha GPC listed as an ingredient in Nootropic blends, but why is it so popular? Let’s dig a little deeper, and find out exactly what it is. Effects, Benefits, and Uses Alpha GPC is found naturally in the brain, and also it can be found in milk. It is a choline  compound that is ... Read More »

L-Theanine

L-Theanine

L-Theanine is an amino acid that is commonly found in most all-natural nootropic blends. But what is it, and what is it function and main purpose? Where is it Naturally Found? L-Theanine is found naturally in green tea and as well in a certain type of mushroom.  Effects and Benefits The use of L-Theanine has been shown to improve memory, ... Read More »

Introduction to Nootropics

Introduction to Nootropics

A lot of people either get confused or overwhelmed when it comes to nootropics. Most of the articles that you’ll read about nootropics will be filled with scientific jargon. I’ve put together this piece to be readable and more in layman terms for the average person. So, What is a Nootropic? Simply put, according to PubMed.gov, they are drugs which improve ... Read More »