Rhodiola Rosea is a perennial plant found in arctic areas of Europe and Asia and was first used by the ancient Greeks. Rhodiola root has been traditionally used to treat fatigue and stress as well as increase physical endurance and work productivity.
Ashwaganda, also known as Withania somnifera or Indian Genseng is a short growing perennial shrub from Southeast Asia. It has been used in ayurvedic medicines for over 2,500 years in India. Ashwaganda has been used to reduce stress and anxiety as well as improve physical performance and memory formation.
Bacopa monnieri, also known as Waterhyssop, is a perennial herb native to Southeast Asia. It is used to reduce anxiety and is an antioxidant. It improves cognition and memory formation. Bacopa promotes dendrite branching.
Naturally occurring in tea, L-Theanine promotes relaxation without sedation, or “calm attention”. The synergistic effect of combining caffeine and L-Theanine is what gives tea its unique ability to energize without overstimulating.
Huperzine-A is a compound extracted from the native Chinese herb known as Lycopodium serratum or Clubmoss. Huperzine-A increases the amount of acetylcholine in the brain. Acetylcholine is known as “the learning neurotransmitter." Increasing levels of acetylcholine is popular among weightlifters and people involved in cognitively demanding tasks. Huperzine-A is being studied for its potential as a treatment for Alzheimer's disease.
Alpha GPC is the most efficient choline containing supplement and is found naturally in a variety of food products (such as eggs). Alpha GPC and Huperzine-A form a synergistic relationship that supports optimum acetylcholine availability and retention. Alpha GPC improves attention and is used to enhance memory. It is also neuro protective and is being studied for its ability to enhance learning.