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Top Natural Nootropics Proven to Boost Cognition & Productivity

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Top Natural Nootropics Proven to Boost Cognition & Productivity – Thomas DeLauer

What is a nootropic? Is it something that just makes you like, the movie “Limitless” where you just do whatever? Or is it something that allows you to just kind of tap into a little bit more of your brain, then you ordinarily would tap into on a day-to-day basis? What I’m going to do in this video is, I’m going to give you three kinds of natural nootropics that you can use. But before I do that, I do have to give a solid breakdown of what a nootropic truly is and what a nootropic is not.

So getting it out in the open. A nootropic is not the same as a smart drug, okay? A nootropic is something that is supposed to help improve mental function. They were originally put in place to help out in clinical settings, so in things like patient’s with Alzheimer’s or other neurodegenerative diseases.

So, even though they’re natural, they’re not synthetic. They still have clinical applications, and a lot of them got their [inaudible] proved through clinical applications. And we’ll talk about that a little bit in this video. But, I want to make sure that you’re clear that it’s not a smart drug, okay? We’re not talking about things like Modafinil or Adderall or race trams, or anything like that, or neurolept. Or anything that is … Could be misconstrued as a nootropic when it’s truly just a synthetic pharmaceutical. We’re not going down that road.

However, I will say it, that the nootropic effect of some of these natural compounds, can actually aggregate to have an even more powerful effect than a synthetic pharmaceutical. The first compound that I want to talk about is one that coincidentally enough, has a name that sort of sounds like it’d be pharmaceutical.

This is known as Huperzine. Huperzine is unique in that it’s extracted from moss. No, I don’t want you to go out to the forest and start eating gobs of moss, it’s a good way to get sick. But, Huperzine is extracted from moss and what makes it exceptionally unique, is that it has a very long half-life within the body. It absorbs very, very quick and then, it has a super long duration in the body. In fact, a longer duration than most pharmaceutical “smart drugs” have in the first place.


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