Nootropics are drugs that enhance the cognitive function of the human brain like memory, attention, motivation, and creativity. They are also known as “Smart drugs.” They are hence known as cognitive enhancers and are gaining popularity at an exponential rate.
These brain supplements boost memory power, alertness, ability to concentrate, and motivation.
The best Nootropic stack is the one which fulfills all the vital requirements- enhances the cognitive ability, reduces anxiety, and helps us to be stress-free.
Here are some of the Nootropics which you can include in your stack-
1. Fish oil
The supplements of fish oil are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids which play a vital role in boosting our cognitive abilities. These Omega-3 fatty acids act as an anti-inflammatory agent and protect our brain against damage.
Research has shown that taking fish oil supplements improves brain functions such as thinking ability, creativity, reduces depression, improves mood, and also enhances the ability to think creatively.
2. Lion’s Mane Mushroom
Lion’s mane mushroom scientifically known as Hericuim Erinaceus is an edible mushroom which belongs to the tooth fungus group. It is medicinal in nature and can be used to treat a wide variety of ailments.
They can be consumed raw, cooked or can also be brewed as a tea.
Lion’s mane can relieve us from the symptoms of anxiety and depression. It boosts cognitive functions like attention, concentration and short-term memory. It is rich in antioxidants; hence, it enhances exercise performance by increasing the energy intake and reducing fatigue.
Lion’s mane can also prevent heart diseases by acting as an anti-inflammation agent.
3. Gingko Biloba
Gingko Biloba (Maidenhair tree) is a widely cultivated tree which is native to China. It has been widely used as traditional medicine since the 15th century. It reduces the chances of ailments like Cancer, Arthritis, and Stroke as it acts as an anti-inflammatory agent. It is rich in antioxidants which neutralize the free radicals hence saving our body from their damaging effects.
It increases the blood flow to various organs of our body and hence enhances heart and brain health and reduces the chance of strokes and seizures. It also reduces the chances of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia and improves the attention span and memory power.
4. Rhodiola Rosea
Rhodiola Rosea is a perennial herb widely found in the Arctic regions of Asia, Europe, and North America. It has been used traditional medicine for several decades. It is popularly used to treat anxiety and depression.
It reduces the symptoms of stress significantly and reduces the fatigue levels in the body. It also boosts mental performance during times of stress.
L-Theanine is an amino acid most commonly found in green tea. It is well known to provide relaxation without sedation. It can act as a stress reliever and has been proven to reduce anxiety. It can be used to lowers the chances of tumor and cancer.
The ability of this nootropic to provide relaxation is a plus point as it improves sleep quality. Increased focus and attention are added advantages of consuming L-Theanine.
L-Theanine also regulates the blood pressure and reduces irregular heartbeat.
Hope this list helps you to lead a happy and active life.