Nootropics

Nootropics are a fancy term for Smart Drugs: pills that claim to improve memory, reverse cognitive decline, and/or get rid of “brain fog.” The term nootropic was coined in the 1970s and since that time there have been many natural and man-made chemicals developed that companies selling them claim will supercharge the brain (without the “high” like LSD or marijuana).

In truth, in spite of all the hype, there still isn’t much proof any nootropic actually works to turn a normal brain into a super-duper thinking machine. Although some ingredients can possibly help with dementia, most studies are on a very small scale and offer inconclusive evidence of their effectiveness. A lot of them just end up giving you diarrhea

Still, since they are generally considered safe and won’t send you on a crazy trip many people use them in hopes of a boost in their smarts. We’ve investigated the ingredients of many of the most popular nootropics and analyzed their claims. Then, we asked consumers who have tried them to chime in on their experience. We’ve collected the best – and the WORST – nootropics below. 

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Accelerin

Accelerin

Accelerin is a brain supplement that claims it may help improve your memory, focus, and boost your energy levels. They insist Accelerin contains a one-of-a-kind formula of the best all-natural...

Active Mind

Active Mind

1 review

Active Mind is an “As Seen On TV” brain supplement that the manufacturers promise will improve your mental performance. They state if you take Active Mind, within one hour you will have...

Adafinil Rx

Adafinil Rx

Adanfinil boasts that taking their nootropic is like popping a Viagra for your brain. Adanifil claims this means that you will have better concentration, enhanced memory recall, incredible...


Adderin

Adderin

13 reviews

Adderin is a brain supplement sold by KNH Online that promises to give you a more powerful brain by improving memory, focus, processing speed, and flow state. They state Adderin contains a...

AlphaZXT

AlphaZXT

9 reviews

Alpha ZXT is a “smart pill” that they claim is like Viagra for the brain. They say this means you can study LONGER and concentrate HARDER and your brain will get BIGGER just by popping...

Apex Mastermind

Apex Mastermind

Mastermind from Apex Vitality is a supplement that they claim will unlock your brain’s potential, increasing your energy while maintaining your focus and boosting your cognitive performance day...

Brain Storm Elite

Brain Storm Elite

Brain Storm Elite is a supplement that the makers promise will give you more focus, memory, and energy if you take it every day. They state Brain Storm Elite is safe, goes to work immediately, and...

BrainAmmo

BrainAmmo

BrainAmmo is a nootropic from Life Essentials that claims to prevent cognitive decline, giving you clarity and focus as well as put you in a better mood and improve your overall health. BrainAmmo...

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