Nootropic Ingredients in RISE

α-GPC (L-Alpha glycerylphosphorylcholine)

L-Alpha glycerylphosphorylcholine (α-GPC, choline alfoscerate) is a natural choline compound found in the brain. It is also a parasympathomimetic acetylcholine precursor which may have potential for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

α-GPC rapidly delivers choline to the brain across the blood–brain barrier and is a biosynthetic precursor of the acetylcholine neurotransmitter. It is classified as generally recognized as safe (GRAS). (Learn more)

Bacopa Monnieri

Bacopa monnieri is a creeping herb native to the warm wetlands of South India and found throughout much of the world. Historically, it has been used extensively as a neurological tonic and cognitive enhancer in Ayurveda, or traditional Indian herbal medicine. The bacosides, the main active ingredients of bacopa, are known to promote neuroprotective and antioxidant properties as well as enhance cognitive function, specifically with respect to memory, attention, mental speed, and visual perception. (Learn more)

Rhodiola Rosea

Rhodiola Rosea is a perennial flowering plant in the family Crassulaceae typically found in cold regions of the world. Found in the Arctic, the mountains of Central Asia, scattered in eastern North America, and mountainous parts of Europe. Rhodiola has a tradition in Tibetan medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine as a folk tonic to alleviate physical fatigue and protect against winter coldness. There is a growing body of peer-reviewed, randomized controlled trials and science around Rhodiola Rosea (especially the isolations of rosavins and salidroside) for its anti-fatigue, stress resiliency, and neuroprotective properties. (Learn more)

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