L-carnosine

L-carnosineBackground L-carnosine is a dipeptide comprised of two amino acids such as β-alanine and L-histidine and is naturally found in muscle and heart tissues, the brain, and the liver. It has a powerful antioxidant function and protects and stabilizes cell membranes by inhibiting oxidative stress caused by free radicals. It also acts as a metal…

Pine Bark Extract (Pycnogenol)

Pine Bark Extract (Pycnogenol)Background Pine Bark Extract (Pycnogenol) also known as Procyanidins, Pinus pinaster, Flavangenol and/or Oligopin, is commonly used as a nutritive supplement and thought to have strong antioxidant properties. Actually, Pycnogenol is a patented formulation of Pine Bark Extract which is standardized to 65-75% Procyanidin compounds by weight. Procyanidins are chain-like structures consisted…

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…

Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha Background Popularly known as the king of Ayurvedic herbs, Ashwagandha has traditionally been used to strengthen the immune system, improve both mental and physical performance. In Sanskrit, Ashwagandha means “smell of horse” that refers to the strength and vigor of a stallion. Its botanical name is Withania Somnifera, and also known by several other…