Picamilon

PicamilonBackground Picamilon, also known as N-nicotinoyl-GABA, nicotinyl-gamma-aminobutyric acid, pycamilon, and pikamilon, is a great nootropic drug formed by a synthetic combination of niacin molecule (vitamin B1) and GABA. It is a naturally occurring or synthetic substance that inhibits or retards oxidation reactions. This supplement is most commonly used to specifically facilitate learning or memory, particularly…

Gotu Kola

Gotu KolaBackground Gotu Kola, also most commonly known as Centella asiatica, is a medicinal herb widely used as a blood purifier as well as for relieving of high blood pressure, for memory enhancement and promoting longevity. In Ayurveda, Gotu Kola is one of the main herbs for revitalizing the nerves and brain cells. It is…

CDP-choline

CDP-choline Background CDP-choline, also known as Citicoline or Cytidine Diphosphocholine, is a nutritional supplement and source of choline and cytidine with potential neuroprotective and nootropic activity.[1] It is known as an endogenous organic molecule that helps enhance membrane maintenance, membrane repair, and neuronal function in conditions such as ischemic and traumatic injuries. It also has…

Adrafanil

AdrafanilBackground Adrafinil, (the chemical name for the smart drug is CRL-40028, and also known by brand or trade name as Olmifon), is a pro-drug for the cognitive enhancer modafinil and synthetic nootropic compound not found in any dietary source. Adrafinil is a eugeroic closely related to modafinil and supplementation of adrafinil promotes wakefulness and alertness…

Aniracetam

AniracetamBackground Aniracetam, also known as N-anisoyl-2-pyrrolidinone and some other brand names as Draganon, Sarpul, Ampamet, Memodrin, Referan, is a nootropic supplement belonging to the racetam family and a popular choice among nootropic users for its ability to enhance cognition while reducing anxiety and boosting mood. Aniracetam was developed as a more powerful analog of the…

Bromantane

BromantaneBackground Bromantane is primarily known as a mild psychostimulant, anxiolytic (anxiety-reducing), energy-booster, and an adaptogen. It has been used in Russia since the late 1980s without a prescription by the athletes and soldiers for increased performance. Bromantane is well-known as a stimulant and an anxiolytic.[1] It is also reported to improve physical and mental performance,…

Cocoa Extract

Cocoa ExtractBackground Cocoa (also known as Cacao) extract is a bitter combination with a chocolate taste, made up of xanthine molecules (theobromine and caffeine) and procyanidins. Cocoa extract also refers to the bioactive compounds that include flavanols or flavonoids and (-)-epicatechin. Supplementing cocoa extract may provide cardiovascular and cognitive benefits through improved blood flow and…