10 Powerful Nootropic Ingredients for Cognitive Boost

In the quest for cognitive enhancement, nootropic ingredients have emerged as powerful tools to boost memory, focus, and overall brain health. This article will explore the 10 powerful nootropic ingredients found in our product line, highlighting their benefits and the products they are featured in. Get ready to unlock the secrets to enhanced mental performance


1. Lion's Mane Mushroom

Featured in: Genius Lion's ManeGenius Mushrooms, Genius Consciousness, Brilliant Brew, Genius Greens, Genius Muscle 

Plant: Hericium erinaceus (Lion’s Mane)

Lion's Mane Mushroom is renowned for its ability to stimulate nerve growth factor synthesis, supporting neuronal health and cognitive function (Jiang et al., 2014). It improves cognitive performance and memory by promoting neurogenesis and enhancing brain plasticity (Tsai-Teng et al., 2016). Clinical trials indicate that Lion's Mane can ameliorate mild cognitive impairment and improve overall brain health (Mori et al., 2009).


2. 5-HTP

Featured in: Genius Joy  

Plant: African Black Bean

5-HTP boosts serotonin levels, improving mood and reducing anxiety, which can enhance cognitive function (Jangid et al., 2013). It has been shown to improve sleep quality, which is critical for maintaining cognitive health (Khan et al., 2018). Furthermore, 5-HTP helps manage depression and supports overall mental well-being, essential for optimal cognitive function (Turner et al., 2006).


3. Rhodiola Rosea

Featured in: Genius Joy, Genius Burn

Plant: Rhodiola rosea

Rhodiola Rosea helps reduce fatigue and improve mental performance, especially during periods of stress (Darbinyan et al., 2000). It enhances cognitive function and reduces symptoms of burnout in individuals experiencing high levels of stress (Olsson et al., 2009). Rhodiola's adaptogenic properties help the body adapt to stress and support cognitive health (Panossian & Wikman, 2010).


4. Cordyceps Mushroom

Featured in: Genius Mushrooms, Genius Muscle

Plant: Cordyceps sinensis

Cordyceps is an adaptogen known for its ability to boost energy levels and reduce mental fatigue. Supplementation with Cordyceps has been shown to enhance cognitive performance and reduce cognitive impairment due to its antioxidant properties (Nkodo, 2019). It also improves memory and learning in animal studies, highlighting its potential for cognitive enhancement (Cho et al., 2003). The bioactive compound cordycepin exhibits neuroprotective effects, which can help maintain cognitive health (Sharma et al., 2023).


5. Reishi Mushroom

Featured in: Genius Mushrooms, Brilliant Brew, Genius Muscle  

Plant: Ganoderma lucidum (Reishi)

Reishi Mushroom supports overall brain health by reducing stress and improving sleep quality, which are essential for maintaining cognitive function (Nkodo, 2019). It shows potential neuroprotective effects by enhancing brain energetics and decreasing the prevalence of inhibitory neurotransmitters associated with alcohol consumption (Shevelev et al., 2015). Additionally, Reishi possesses anti-inflammatory and antioxidative properties, contributing to its neuroprotective benefits (Kubota et al., 2018).


6. Alpha-GPC

Featured in: Genius Consciousness, Genius Pre  

Plant: Derived from Sunflower Lecithin

Alpha-GPC enhances cognitive function by increasing acetylcholine levels, improving memory and learning (Jorissen et al., 2001). It has been shown to improve cognitive performance in patients with cognitive impairment (Cantero et al., 2017). Alpha-GPC is also effective in enhancing focus and mental clarity, making it beneficial for intensive cognitive tasks (Galvin et al., 2008).


7. Bacopa Monnieri

Featured in: Genius Mindfulness  

Plant: Bacopa monnieri

Bacopa Monnieri has been shown to improve memory and cognitive performance by enhancing neuron communication and reducing oxidative stress (Stough et al., 2001). This herb supports brain health and has been used traditionally to boost cognitive function (Calabrese et al., 2008). Additionally, Bacopa is known for its neuroprotective effects, helping to prevent cognitive decline (Pase et al., 2012).


8. Huperzine-A

Featured in: Genius Consciousness, Genius Gamer  

Plant: Clubmoss

Huperzine A is a powerful nootropic that inhibits the breakdown of acetylcholine, enhancing memory and cognitive function (Yang et al., 2006). It has been shown to be effective in improving mental clarity and focus, particularly for intensive cognitive tasks (Sun et al., 1999). Huperzine A also has neuroprotective properties, supporting overall brain health (Zhang et al., 2013).


9. L-Tyrosine

Featured in: Genius Pre, Genius Gamer, Genius Joy  

Plant: Derived from Pumpkin Seeds

L-Tyrosine is an amino acid that enhances cognitive function by supporting the production of neurotransmitters. It helps improve focus, reduce stress, and enhance mental performance under pressure (Deijen & Orlebeke, 1994). L-Tyrosine has also been found to improve working memory and cognitive flexibility (Colzato et al., 2013).


10. Panax Ginseng

Featured in: Genius Joy, Genius Burn  

Plant: Panax ginseng

Panax Ginseng is an adaptogen that improves cognitive function and reduces mental fatigue by supporting overall brain health (Kennedy et al., 2001). It enhances memory and learning by promoting neurogenesis and protecting against neuronal damage (Reay et al., 2005). Panax Ginseng's adaptogenic properties help reduce stress and improve mental clarity (Kim et al., 2013).




Incorporating these powerful nootropic ingredients into your routine can significantly enhance cognitive function, memory, and focus. Explore our product line to find the right combination of ingredients to meet your cognitive enhancement needs. Whether you're looking for energy, focus, or mood support, our products offer scientifically-backed solutions.


Stay tuned for more insights into the world of nootropics and discover how our products can help you achieve peak mental performance.

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