CDP Choline is a naturally-occurring chemical that many nootropic users consider an essential part of every stack. Safe, powerful, and extremely well-tolerated, it's a memory enhancer and brain-protectant on its own and a powerful potentiator in combination with other supplements, particularly the racetams.
Adrafinil is a wakefulness-promoting drug that appears to have impressive nootropic properties. Used responsibly, it may be an effective tool for supporting lengthy mentally demanding tasks.
Huperzine A is a natural nootropic that may enhance memory and cognition, stabilize brain chemical levels, and protect the brain from oxidative damage. It's widely used in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, and it's gaining popularity among students and others who want to improve their memory and thinking ability.
Aniracetam may sharpen focus and memory, reduce depression and anxiety, and even improve sleep. Its moderate price, low incidence of side effects, and widespread non-prescription availability make it a favorite among nootropic users.
L-theanine is a naturally occurring amino acid found primarily in green tea leaves. It does an excellent job at relaxing without being a sedative making it an excellent supplment to take with stimulants.
Coluracetam is a lesser known member of the racetam family of nootropics. Along with the traditional cognitive enhancement of racetams, early clinical trials suggest that coluracetam may also be helpful in the treatment of major depressive disorder with generalized anxiety disorder.
Noopept is a potent nootropic that may enhance memory and learning while providing a neuroprotective effect. Noopept's acute effects start within mere minutes of ingestion which may make it suitable to dose right before mentally demanding tasks.
Alpha GPC is a natural choline compound that works two ways: on its own it's a respected nootropic known as a potent memory booster, and in combination with other nootropics is a powerful potentiator that can take cognitive enhancement to a new level.
Piracetam, also known by its trade name Nootropil, is a revolutionizing member of the nootropic category of supplements. It was originally synthesized over 50 years ago as a cognitive booster and still remains a popular choice for nootropic users.