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What Are Adaptogens & Why Are They Important?

If you’re reading this, you’ve probably heard the term adaptogen thrown around a fair bit, but may not know exactly what it means. Everybody from health and wellness blogs to professional athletes have been talking about adaptogens. They’ve suggested adaptogenic supplements like Rhodiola and Pterostilbene to speed recovery, boost athletic and cognitive performance, and make

By |2020-05-27T09:40:00+01:00October 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How To Eliminate Brain Fog: A Herbalist Explains

Brain fog is something many of us are familiar with. It’s characterised by poor concentration, confusion, dulled emotions, slow reaction times, and mental fatigue. Although brain fog isn’t considered an official medical condition, it’s a very real problem for many people. Brain fog is a set of symptoms caused by a variety of other medical

By |2020-05-27T10:26:58+01:00September 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Demystifying The Many Forms Of Magnesium

Getting confused with all the different types of magnesium? There’s magnesium glycinate, taurate, citrate, orotate… the list goes on. What ever happened to the days where a magnesium supplement was just a magnesium supplement? Magnesium can be an incredibly useful health supplement. It’s used in well over 300 different enzyme reactions in the human body,

By |2020-05-27T10:19:58+01:00September 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Guide To Nootropic Amino Acids

There are thousands of different kinds of herbs and supplements that can be used as nootropics. Some are more obvious than others by offering direct actions on the brain to promote a state of focus and improved memory. Some of the more misunderstood nootropics, however, are the amino acids. Amino acids are the building blocks

By |2020-06-16T12:10:31+01:00August 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Are There Prescription Nootropics?

  With the exception of racetams in some countries (such as Australia), most nootropics are completely legal for purchase by the general public. Popular choices like L-theanine, bacopa, and the vast majority of nootropics can be bought freely online, and in store. What many people don’t know however, is that there are several classes of

By |2020-06-16T12:15:28+01:00August 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Can I Take Nootropics With My Medications?

Almost everything you put in your mouth, including medications, food, and supplements, will interact with each other inside the body. Think about it, when you take your medications or supplements, they hang around in the gut together until they are absorbed, then they float around in the bloodstream together awaiting breakdown by the liver, and

By |2020-06-16T12:17:35+01:00July 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How To Find Nootropics That Match Your Brain Chemistry

Our brains are very unique from one person to the next. This is because the complex set of chemicals interacting together will be different depending on our genetics, our environment, and even the experiences we’ve gone through. Some people are more anxious and easily stressed, while others are naturally calm. Some are abundant in motivation

By |2020-06-16T12:20:37+01:00July 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How To Build Your First Nootropic Stack

Although nootropics are useful on their own, they can be made even better with a concept called “stacking”.   A nootropic “stack” involves pairing various nootropic substances together with the goal of improving the overall benefits. Nootropic stacks can be purchased “pre-formulated”, or you can build your own. Here we discuss how you can begin

By |2020-06-16T12:23:19+01:00May 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Importance Of B Vitamins For Optimal Cognitive Performance

Vitamin B comes in 8 different forms, each of which having a unique role in the body. This class of compounds is often overlooked by those looking to improve their cognitive capacity. The fact of the matter is that B vitamins play an essential role in human brain function. Even minor states of deficiency can

By |2020-06-16T12:25:49+01:00April 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why We Need Sleep and How to Get It

No matter how active we are during the day, sleep restores our minds and allows our bodies to recover. It puts us "on pause" and lets nature take control. Usually, we feel refreshed in the morning and ready for a new day. In an ideal world, everyone would get a good night's sleep, but this

By |2020-06-16T12:28:29+01:00April 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments