Nootropics are 'brain drugs' also sometimes known as 'brain steroids' or 'smart drugs'. In other words these are pills, medicines and other supplements designed to improve your cognitive performance and make you smarter, more alert and more focused. They can also stimulate memory or mood or another aspect of mental performance. These work in different ways and their mechanism of action is part of what determines their effects.

Many nootropics are simply 'stimulants' along the lines of caffeine, guarana or thermogenics. These work by speeding up the metabolism and thus increasing wakefulness and energy thereby increasing awareness and memory. Others are neurotransmitters which work by aiding the communication of the neurons and thereby speeding up the communication between brain cells and these include such nootropics as those that include serotonin or dopamine. Others indirectly increase the quantity of certain neurotransmitters in the brain by blocking their use. These include serotonin re-uptake inhibitors such as Gaba, or nicotine, which mean there is more of the 'loose' neurotransmitters spare in the brain. Finally others will work by increasing the production of certain hormones that can affect mood and increase awareness and productivity. Many nootropics can be bought over-the-counter, while others will be prescription only and are intended for use by those with ADD or other mental conditions. Some are being developed by the military for use by soldiers to improve reactions and other mental faculties during combat.

Nootropics meet a set of criteria that are seen more as nutrients than as drugs. These include:

• Aniracetam - It's a stimulating and cognitive activator working in as fast as just 20 minutes
• L-Theanine - Naturally contained in green tea, it reduces fears and improves learning
• Piracetam - One of the most intensely studied nootropes for cognitive enhancement
• Pramiracetam - A stronger variant of piracetam that improves memory and learning ability.

It is important to understand that nootropics are not a magical solution for optimal cognitive function, but should rather be used in synergy with all other areas of life for better results. These include obvious areas such as having a healthy diet rich in essential fatty acids and foods such as vegetables, proteins and whole-grains, ensuring a good amount of sleep and exercise, maintaining levels of B Vitamins in the diet for energy production and keeping hydrated through consistent consumption of water throughout the day.

Nootropics can also be 'stacked' together to improve the results. A common stack addition is a Choline source. Choline is naturally found in foods like eggs and nuts and is the precursor to Acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter found in the brain. This means the choline converts to Acetylcholine acting as the fuel of mental energy and cognitive potential. The level of choline in the brain is exhausted because we are increasing the level of mental function through the use of nootropics, and this should therefore be replenished by introducing a choline source into your nootropic pile.

Different brands of nootropics

The following listed below are some of the different brand of nootropics you can get for your own use, they work safe and effectively;


As mentioned on, NooCube is a nootropic capsule designed to complement the functioning of the brain and the overall health of the brain. Nootropes are substances that increase cognitive function and memory. Sometimes called "smart drugs," nootropics work by helping the brain reach its full potential. The product combines several nootropic substances that stimulate various aspects of brain health, including concentration, memory and energy. The supplement is designed to be taken as two capsules each day, it provides a long-term answer for many who feel constantly lethargic, tired or fuzzy.

NooCube produces a substance in the brain called acetylcholine. it is a neurotransmitter known as the learning neurotransmitter. It helps produce more acetylcholine while helping to maintain high levels. This mainly helps with cognitive functions and memory. The product also claims to use antioxidants that help repair the environmental damage caused to DNA by stress. Many people do not realize that daily stress can actually cause nerve damage. The use of antioxidants to combat this seems to be a relatively new concept. This makes the supplement unique. In NooCube, the ingredients help repair damaged nerves and neurons.

Brain pill

Brain Pill is a supplement that falls firmly in the "nootropic" category. It is a cognitive-stimulating, if you actually have an experience with nootropic supplements then you will have a good idea of what this pill is and how effective it could be when used correctly. It is not a medicine to be administered for a specific illness or health problem, but a herbal formula that can be used to improve brain health, mental clarity, concentration, and memory. Brain pills improves concentration, it will prevents you from being distracted, improves working memory, allows you to process information faster and increases overall brain function and more importantly it handle stress. Brain Pill is useful if you want to support your mental health naturally. The effects are rather mild, but can accumulate slowly during prolonged use.


Nootropics appear to have a host of benefits in a multitude of different areas of life. However, it is advisable to undertake your own due diligence before introducing your body to the various types of nootropics available. It is also clear that nootropics must be used in conjunction with a healthy lifestyle to achieve optimum effects. Nootropics can be seen to elevate our levels of mental function by improving and optimising processes that already naturally occur in the brain and body and are a great way to maintain brain health.

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