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…

Tryptophan

TryptophanBackground Tryptophan, also called L-tryptophan, is an essential amino acid that acts like a natural mood regulator, as it has the ability to help the body naturally produce and balance certain hormones. Though essential amino acids are necessary for various body functions, the body cannot produce these compounds internally. So it is essential to obtain…

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…

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…