Acetyl-L-Carnitine has the ability to cross the blood-brain barrier and act as an antioxidant. Acetyl-L-Carnitine is one of a number of nutrients that has an energetic effect on your brain cells. In the face of stress, Acetyl-L-Carnitine helps to maintain your brain’s energy supply. More about Acetyl-L-Carnitine.
Unlike other antioxidants, Alpha Lipoic Acid’s broader spectrum of antioxidant action results from its ability to function in both water and fat. In addition, alpha lipoic acid may be able to do the work of other antioxidants when the body is deficient in them. More about Alpha Lipoic Acid.
Studies suggest Bacopa Monnieri may improve intellectual activity. For example, in an Australian study of healthy adults, the group that took Bacopa Monnieri had a 13% improvement in learning and memory rates when compared to the placebo group. More about Bacopa Monnieri.
Biotin – a member of the Vitamin B-Complex –is an important ingredient in essential metabolic reactions, energy release and is crucial to normal brain and hearth function. More about Biotin (Vitamin B7)
Coenzyme Q10 is found in virtually all cell membranes, and is a component of the electron transport chain and participates in aerobic cellular respiration, helping to generate 95% of the human body’s energy in the form of ATP. More about Coenzyme Q10 (Co Q10).
Folate is a water-soluble member of the Vitamin B-Complex that helps the body to synthesize DNA, to act as a cofactor in biological reactions, and to help produce and maintain new cells. More about Folic Acid (Vitamin B9).
Studies have found Ginkgo Biloba can not only improve attention in healthy individuals, but may also have free radical scavenging abilities. More about Ginkgo Biloba.
Gotu Kola is a mild adaptogen and antioxidant that has been used to increase concentration and support brain health. More about Gotu Kola.
Guarana is native to the Amazon basin and is an effective stimulant – it contains about twice the caffeine found in coffee beans. More about Guarana Seed Extract.
Huperzine A is an Acetylcholinesterase inhibitor, which breaks down acetylcholine, a substance that plays an important role in mental function. More about Huperzine A. More about Huperzine A.
L-Theanine is an amino acid derivative commonly found in green tea that has been shown to not only reduce mental and physical stress, but to also improve cognition in a synergistic manner with caffeine. More about L-Theanine.
Tyrosine is a precursor to neurotransmitters, and has been found in studies to be useful during conditions of fatigue and sleep deprivation, with reductions in stress hormone levels and improvements in cognitive performance. More about L-Tyrosine.
Niacin is a water-soluble member of the Vitamin B-Complex whose coenzymes function in energy producing reactions involving carbohydrates, fats, and proteins as well as in biosynthetic reactions, like the synthesis of macromolecules such as fatty acids and cholesterol. More about Niacin (Vitamin B3).
Panax Ginseng has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years to primarily treat weakness and fatigue; and was more recently found in a study to improve cognitive performance. More about Panax Ginseng.
Pantothenic Acid is a water-soluble member of the Vitamin B-Complex, and is considered a "stress vitamin" because it is thought to support the body’s ability to handle stressors, both emotional and physical. More about Pantothenic Acid.
Phosphatidylserine is a component of the cerebral cortex’s neuronal membrane that helps restore the brain's supply and output of dopamine, which is essential to memory, attention and problem-solvings. More about Phosphatidylserine.
Riboflavin is a water-soluble member of the Vitamin B-Complex whose coenzymes participate in oxidation-reduction (redox) reactions – which living organisms use to derive most of their energy – in numerous metabolic pathways. More about Riboflavin (Vitamin B2).
Rhodiola Rosea is considered an adaptogen, and in a study of the fatigue and stress experienced by young, healthy physicians on night duty helped improve associative thinking, short-term memory, and concentration by statistically significant amounts after two weeks of supplementation. More about Rhodiola Rosea.
Thiamine is a water-soluble member of the Vitamin B-Complex, has a key role in energy metabolism, and is required for the synthesis of the nucleic acids, DNA and RNA. More about Thiamine (Vitamin B1).
Vitamin B6 is a water-soluble member of the Vitamin B-Complex that is involved in the metabolism of amino acids, carbohydrates, and lipids.More about Vitamin B6.
Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble member of the Vitamin B-Complex that plays an important role in normal brain and nervous system function and blood formation. More about Vitamin B12.