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What Are Nootropics?

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The world of brain performance-enhancing substances has expanded beyond stimulants and caffeine. One such group of substances is “nootropics.” But what are nootropics, and how do they work?

Familiar Nootropics

Cup of Coffee

Did you know that caffeine and nicotine are both considered nootropics? Prescription medications like Adderall and Ritalin are also nootropics. But there are also natural herbs and supplements that achieve similar effects on the brain without the negative side effects of caffeine, nicotine, and prescriptions.

Cognitive Benefits of Nootropics

Nootropics are a class of supplements, drugs, or other substances that can potentially enhance cognitive function , such as memory, attention, and motivation. Many natural and synthetic substances fall under this category. However, some nootropics have been shown to improve memory, attention, and creativity, making them an increasingly popular choice for those looking to boost their cognitive abilities. Managing brain fog is one of the primary reasons many turn to natural nootropics.

Some studies have shown that nootropics can be beneficial to cognitive function when used appropriately. For example, an analysis of over 100 studies on nootropics found that Bacopa monnieri and Ginkgo biloba improved cognitive function. Additionally, some studies have found that nootropics can enhance creativity and overall productivity. Many of these natural remedies have been used safely for thousands of years to achieve mental clarity.

Natural Nootropic Supplements

One of the most widely used nootropics today is the herbal supplement Bacopa monnieri, which has been shown to enhance memory and attention in studies. Other common nootropics include Rhodiola rosea, ginkgo biloba, and Ashwagandha, all of which have purported benefits for cognitive function. One of the primary benefits of these plant-based ingredients is that they are adaptogenic. Adaptogens allow the body to achieve homeostasis, or balance, of a given system.

This is why we’ve included Bacopa monnieri, Rhodiola rosea, and Ashwagandha among some of the top ingredients of our Brain Booster Focus Supplement. Our collection of ingredients has been formulated to improve efficiency by improving focus, mood, and memory while boosting your brain’s function. Available with and without caffeine.

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