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Ultimate Guide to Nootropics | Part 2 | Racetams: The Original Nootropic Family

What Makes Up a Racetam? In 1964, a group of researchers in Belgium, headed by Dr. Corneliu Giurgea, developed a drug designed to induce sleep and help treat motion sickness. They based their creation off the endogenous neurotransmitter GABA, which is used by the body to reduce neuronal excitability and stress. While the synthesized compound, called piracetam, failed to provide [...]

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Ultimate Guide to Nootropics | Part 1 | An Introduction to a New Class of Compounds

The word “nootropic” was coined in 1972, by Romanian psychologist and chemist Corneliu E. Giurgea. Its etymology derives from the Greek words νους nous, meaning "mind", and τρέπειν trepein meaning "to turn." Giurgea defined a nootropic as a compound that enhances an aspect of human cognition, while being extremely safe, nontoxic, or neuroprotective. Essentially the idea was [...]

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Zembrin: A Natural Way to Boost Mood and Reduce Stress

Sceletium tortuosum is a succulent plant native to South Africa. It’s better known as Kanna, Channa, or Kougoed, meaning “something to chew” or “chewable item,” and the plant is often chewed, smoked, and brewed into a tea as a means of easing pain and relieving hunger. Sceletium tortuosum belongs to the family Aizoaceae, of which most plants in this [...]

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TeaCrine: The Alternative to Caffeine

In the fast-paced, workaday lifestyle of the modern world, coffee consumption has seen a dramatic rise in popularity. According to a Gallup poll , about 64% of adults in America reported drinking at least one cup of coffee a day, and on average, each adult drank about 2.7 cups of coffee per day. While caffeine has become a foundation in our lives [...]

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Medicinal Mushroom Extracts: Whole Fruiting Bodies vs. Mycelium on Grain

The growing awareness of new foods that boost health has led to greater research into mycology—the study of fungi, namely  mushrooms—and its functional use as an extract. Studies have found that mushrooms contain a variety of components that act as antioxidants, fight infections, improve immune function, and even potentially prevent cancer. However, the realm of medicinal mushroom extracts is filled with a [...]

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A Beginner's Guide to Nootropics

The nootropic world is filled with a variety of natural and synthetic compounds designed to potentially improve your focus, protect your brain, or provide a general boost to your cognitive abilities. Choosing the right compound for you can be confusing and intimidating. Most people often trial different products before they find the nootropic that works best for [...]

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