Vitamin B6 | Known to indirectly help with brain function by lowering levels of homocysteine, as high levels of this protein in the body have been linked with a higher incidence of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, and cognitive decline.
Vitamin B12 | An essential nutrient that helps the body create DNA, nourishes the brain and nervous system, and assists with the formation of healthy red blood cells. Studies show that Vitamin B12 can help with brain and nervous system function, memory, mood, and depression. Research has concluded that patients and people in the general population with depression have both low folate and low vitamin B12. Other studies have shown that vitamin B12 deficiency leads to poor memory.
Phosphatidylserine (Glycine max) Bean Powder | As an essential component of healthy nerve cell membranes, phosphatidylserine is thought to have a key role in keeping your memory sharp as you get older. Studies in animals suggest that levels decline with age. Known to help slow age related memory loss, regulate mood to fight depression, and treatment of ADHD in some studies.
Rhodiola (Rhodiola rosea) Root Extract | Known to help the body adapt to stress, also known as an adaptogen. Rhodiola may also help with physical and mental performance by allowing for better concentration of the task at hand. Its effectiveness with stress management has led to research suggesting Rhodiola may also help fight depression and anxiety.
KSM 66 Organic Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) | Best known for its ability to reduce stress and anxiety, classified as an adaptogen - substance that helps the body cope with stress. Some research also linked Ashwagandha to reducing symptoms of other mental health conditions, including depression, in certain populations. Most noticeably Ashwagandha has been known to benefit and improve overall cognitive function and to help regulate schizophrenia.
Ginkgo Biloba (Ginkgo biloba) Leaf Powder | Loaded with antioxidants, it is known to reduce symptoms of Psychiatric Disorders and Dementia. Ginkgo has been repeatedly evaluated for its ability to reduce anxiety, stress and other symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s disease and cognitive decline associated with aging. There is some strong speculation that ginkgo may enhance brain function in healthy individuals. Research has also linked Gingko to reducing Anxiety and treating Depression.
Caffeine | Known to increase alertness and well-being, help concentration, improve mood and limit depression. In some studies Caffeine has been linked to an increase in resting brain entropy. Brain entropy is vital to brain function, and high levels point to high processing abilities. An increase in resting brain entropy suggests higher information-processing capacity. In the short-term, it may improve mood, vigilance, learning, and reaction time. Long-term use may protect against brain conditions like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
Huperzine A (as Huperzine serrata (Thunb)Trev)-Whole Herb Extract | It increases levels of a chemical called acetylcholine. This seems to help treat diseases that interfere with memory and thinking. People use huperzine A to improve memory and mental function in people with Alzheimer disease or other types of dementia. Possibly linked to preventing and/or treating Alzheimer’s Disease.
Cayenne Red Pepper (Capsicum annum) Fruit Powder |Cayenne peppers and other types of hot peppers are a concentrated source of many nutrients and can be a healthy addition to your diet. It’s an excellent source of provitamin A and vitamin C. Plus, it contains a variety of protective plant compounds, like capsaicin and flavonoids. Some studies have linked hot pepper consumption in general to a lower risk of mortality, and some researchers have suggested that the plant compounds found in cayenne pepper may benefit heart health.
Synephrine (Citrus Aurantium) Extract | It’s commonly used in complementary medicine, herbal weight loss supplements and to support cognition. Has a similar structure to ephedrine, the main component of the herbal weight loss supplement ephedra. Known to aid in appetite control and increasing metabolic energy.