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…

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…

Lion’s Mane Mushroom

Lion’s Mane MushroomBackground Lion’s Mane Mushroom, the Latin name – Hericium Erinaceus, is an edible and  and medicinal mushroom belonging to the fungus group.  Used for hundreds of years as a general tonic and health treatment, Lion’s mane mushroom is a nootropic food very popular in traditional Chinese medicine and native to China, Japan, North America and Europe. Although it had been historically prescribed as a general restorative, its impact on…

Modafinil

ModafinilBackground Modafinil is a nootropic to increase alertness and energy levels and it was created for relieving of daytime sleep related disorders such as Narcolepsy. It has the benefits for cognition via increasing levels of stimulatory neurotransmitters in the brain, and is used recreationally as a smart drug.[1] Modafinil is the popular version of fladrafinil…

Pramiracetam

Pramiracetam Background Pramiracetam (also known as CI-879, Diisoprop-yl-(2-oxopyrrolidin-1-yl)acetamide, CI879) is a fat soluble nootropic. Pramiracetam is well-known as a system stimulant and a racetam molecule that was initially synthesized from piracetam due to its modifications having more anti-amnesiac potential in animals.[1] Pramiracetam was first discovered by researchers at Parke-Davis, around then a division of Warner-Lambert,…

Adderall

AdderallBackground Adderall is a stimulant drug that has been approved by the FDA for attention deficit disorder (ADD)/attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the USA. Adderall consists of a mixture of the neutral sulfate salts of dexamphetamine and amphetamine. It works as a central nervous system stimulant for increased attention span, concentration and focus. It…

Nootropic Smart Drugs More Effective than Adderall

Nootropic Smart Drugs More Effective than AdderallWhat are nootropics? Nootropics are a class of neurological enhancing supplements, herbs, extracts, and medicines that are used to improve the cognitive function, and for improved mood, memory, learning ability, verbal fluency, motivation, focus, attention, intelligence and IQ, confidence, or creativity. For all these qualities, Nootropics, also known as…