Well, it is yet another year and another new list of the top nootropics has been released, the top nootropics in 2017. This list has been carefully created by Peak Nootropics staff based on the data from our top selling products as well as from external trends we have observed. Like in previous years, efficacy, tolerability and price are the> View article
Category Archives: Nootropic Reviews
Phosphatidylcholine (PC), not to be confused with phosphatidylserine (another nootropic), is most commonly extracted from sunflower or soy lecithin. In mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease, Phosphatidylcholine improves memory  and function of acetylcholine, a critical brain neurotransmitter. In the same models, deficiency of PC leads to increased rates of nerve degeneration.
The main dietary source of PC is unprocessed lecithin> View article
Lithium orotate is an elemental substance that is also an essential micronutrient. It’s a member of the alkali earth metals family of elements which puts it in> View article
There has been a lot of talk about the ALCAR + choline stack. This article will review why you should be supplementing ALCAR and the benefits of adding it to your stack. ALCAR taken by itself may not have noticeable effects on learning and memory but when combined with other nootropics, it may carry a synergistic nootropic effect.> View article
Today we are going to review Phenibut. What is it? Is it a nootropic or an anxiety supplement? The truth is that phenibut is not a nootropic. Generally, most effective anxiolytics (anti-anxiety) drugs and supplements do not boost cognitive function because they have effects on different neurotransmitters (GABA).
So Why Take> View article
Many people including scientists are confused about the exact method of action of centrophenoxine. In several countries outside of the US it has been approved as a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. As a nootropic supplement, it is essentially a more efficient and bioavailable form of dimethylaminoethanol (DMAE) and may have a whole other spectrum profile of cognitive effects.
Dimethylaminoethanol (DMAE)> View article
Pyritinol is one of the less mentioned nootropics. This semi-natural vitamin nootropic has been used in Europe for decades to treat a variety of conditions including Alzheimer’s. Even though it is not yet popular as a nootropic, it can add some depth and value to an already successful> View article
Sulbutiamine is in a class of supplements known as nootropics. Nootropics are known as “smart drugs” because of their cognitive enhancing abilities. Sulbutiamine comes from thiamine, also known as vitamin B1. Because it can cross the blood-brain barrier much easier than thiamine, it is used in a variety of ways.
Once it crosses the blood-brain barrier, the body metabolizes it> View article
Phenylpiracetam is one of newer and more potent nootropic racetams. It was created by adding a phenyl group to the popular and well-studied nootropic, piracetam.
Perhaps, some of the biggest media attention phenylpiracetam has had was during the Olympics. A woman in the 2006 winter Olympics tested positive> View article
This Alpha GPC review will cover the benefits of alpha GPC. Alpha GPC is an excellent acetylcholine source. It has been clinically studied to improve cognitive performance and help aid in the reduction of Alzheimer’s symptoms (not cure). This alpha GPC review will hopefully clear up some common questions about alpha GPC and help to inform on what it> View article