Ginseng is one of the most well-known herbs in the world. It’s associated with long life and high vitality in traditional medical systems throughout Asia and in North America where it grows wild. In recent years, nootropics companies have started [Read more…]
Nootropics, or ‘smart drugs’, are substances that enhance memory, focus and other areas of cognition. To be classed as a nootropic, a drug must: • Enhance learning and memory • Protect the brain from physical or chemical injury • Improve memory in the presence of adverse conditions, such as electric shock and hypoxia • Improve muscle control • Have extremely low toxicity and few side effects At first, nootropics were used exclusively to help people with impaired cognition, but healthy people are increasingly using them to improve their day-to-day mental performance and productivity. A range of nootropics are now available. Read on to find out which is best for your situation.
The Cognitive Benefits of L-Theanine
Green tea is known for its health benefits for thousands of years. Emperors in China used it to achieve long life; monks, to reach higher states of meditation; and students, to boost their study efforts. The tea plant has many [Read more…]
How and Why You Should Feed Your Brain With Phospholipids
Have you ever heard of phosphatidylcholine or phosphatidylserine? The names are long and complex, but the benefits are simple: brain optimisation. Our brains need fats to function — We use them for everything from controlling blood flow to building neurotransmitters. [Read more…]
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