Alpha GPC //
This ingredient is actually already present in the human brain. It aids in transporting choline to our brains. Choline is a very important compound that our bodies use for brain and nerve development. Scientific studies are currently being done to back up theories on Alpha GPC helping to prevent Alzheimer’s disease. Studies have also shown that Alpha GPC may fortify long and short term memory.
Bacopa Monnieri //
This is an amazing plant that has been shown to have a number of health benefits, ranging from neurotropic and antioxidant properties all the way to anti-anxiety benefits.
Coenzyme Q-10 //
Also found in the human body already, coenzyme Q-10 supplementation has had many beneficial studies conducted showing that it may help with headaches, blood pressure, and is currently being investigated for potential cancer treatment.
Most commonly found in beneficial fish oils, DHA is highly promoted as a food additive for its health benefits; another ingredient that is already found in your body and has an array of studied health benefits.
DMAE relates to choline and is found naturally in fish like sardines. It is known that DMAE is processed by the liver into choline. Vigilance and alertness are reported benefits in short term studies.
Ginkgo Biloba //
Now, one of the top selling herbs in the United States. Ginkgo Biloba has been said to be beneficial for us in many ways. But most important there is promising evidence that has favored Ginkgo for memory enhancement.
Gotu Kola //
Studies on Gotu Kola have suggested that it may reduce anxiety and mental clarity. One study done even showed to reduce a person’s startle response, meaning a decrease in anxiety. It is said that it boosts circulation to the brain.
Huperzine A //
Chinese studies that have been done with Huperzine A have shown elderly people with Alzheimer’s disease who have taken Huperzine A saw their symptoms lesson. More studies are being done that are showing its neuro protective effects.
There have been over 60 clinical trials on phosphatidylserine that have been shown to benefit cognitive function. The most important conclusion that has been drawn from these studies has been that it rejuvenates brain cell membranes. This means potential increase in strength of memory, better concentration, and better overall cognitive function.
Rhodiola Rosea //
Said to be effective in decreasing depression and improving mood. It has been used to improve mental and physical performance.
Helps with blood flow not only through the brain, but through the entire body. This means better transportation of oxygen in the blood and circulation throughout the body. So many studies have shown beneficial results of vinpocetine that even more are being done to see how else we can benefit from this supplement.