Nootropics are used to improve one or more aspects of cognitive performance. Some work by improving memory and motivation. Others work by improving mood and reducing anxiety, resulting in an overall improvement in cognition.
One of the most interesting class of substances with nootropic benefits are adaptogens. These are plants that affect the body and brain in a number of different ways.
We’re gonna look at the top 3 nootropic adaptogens that are being used today. But first, let’s look at what exactly an adaptogen is. Read More
All over the planet, countless plants and herbs with medicinal properties grow naturally. Scientists have classified over 300,000 different species of plants, and new ones are still being discovered all the time1.
Rhodiola rosea is an amazing plant with a number of medicinal and nootropic properties. It grows naturally all over the planet, in cold climates. From the mountains of North Carolina to the Alps in Europe, and from the mountains of Central Asia to the Arctic, rhodiola rosea can be found growing and thriving.
This plant has a long history of use in traditional Russian, Scandinavian, and Chinese medicine. In recent years, rhodiola rosea has been getting popular in the nootropic and biohacking communities.
Users are reporting that it improves mood, focus, and energy, while reducing stress and anxiety. And there is plenty of science to back up those claims.
We’ll get into all these benefits shortly. First, let’s take a look at what exactly rhodiola rosea is. Read More