Valerian

Valerian Background Valerian (Valeriana officinalis) is a flowering plant, the root of which has been used for centuries as an herbal remedy for its sedative and anxiety-reducing effects. Valerian roots were traditionally brewed for tea or eaten for relaxation and sedation purposes. But the current primary usage of valerian is to soothe anxiety or make…

Cordyceps Militaris

Cordyceps MilitarisBackground Cordyceps militaris is a parasitic fungus which is a valuable source of many phytonutrients (plant chemicals). Cordyceps is a parasitic fungus and is a very popular supplement in the fitness industry due to its effects on pre-workout and athletic performance. There may be more than 400 different species of Cordyceps and some of…

Taurine

TaurineBackground Taurine, also known as 2-aminoethane sulphonic acid or L-Taurine, is an organic acid containing sulfur in it. Though human body is able to produce taurine, it’s not in sufficient quantities. So, taurine is a conditionally essential amino acid for humans. It is found in foods, in the highest amounts in meats, and is a…

DHA

DHA Background DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid) is a polyunsaturated omega-3 fatty acid, which is essential for normal brain function at all ages, including growth and development of the infant brain, as well as skin and retina health. It has 22 carbons in chain length with 6 double bonds. DHA has a great impact on your brain’s…

Glycine

GlycineBackground Glycine, also known as 2-Aminoacetic acid, is an amino acid and a neurotransmitter that can play both stimulatory and depressant roles in the brain. Supplementing glycine can improve sleep quality as well as improve cognitive function.[1] Glycine is the simplest possible amino acid containing a single hydrogen atom as its side chain. Glycine is found within the human body in high concentrations within the skin, connective tissues of the…