Nootropic Reviews

Different coloured Nootropic pills on a counter,

Our range of blogs covers everything from an introduction to nootropics and their benefits, to more specific information on individual nootropics and how to use them effectively. Whether you’re new to nootropics or are simply looking to learn more about these fascinating substances, we invite you to explore our blog section below.

If you’re new to Nootropics, check out our beginners guide to supplementing Nootropics in Australia. In this guide, we’ll cover the basics of nootropics and how they can help you.

Caffeine Review

Caffeine Overview Caffeine is a naturally-occurring substance that can be found in many plants, including coffee beans, tea leaves, and cocoa beans. It is also added to many processed foods and beverages, such as sodas and energy drinks. Want to read more? Click here to read our full review today!

Alpha GPC Review

Alpha GPC green leaf plant.

Alpha-glycerophosphocholine (α-GPC or alpha-GPC) is a cholinergic compound that is used for cognitive enhancement and to increase power output in athletes. Want to read more? Click here to read our full review today!

Ginkgo Biloba Review

Ginkgo Biloba Green Leaves On A Tree.

Ginkgo biloba, also known as the Maidenhair Tree, is a unique species of tree that has been used medicinally for centuries. The leaves of the tree are rich in compounds that have been shown to improve circulation and cognitive function. Want to read more? Click here to read our full review today!

Ashwagandha Review

Image of Ashwagandha as a plant.

Ashwagandha, also known as Withania somnifera, is a botanical herb that has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for centuries. Today, it is commonly available as a churna, or fine sieved powder, which can be mixed with water, ghee (clarified butter) or honey. Want to read more? Click here to read our full review today!

Yellow and white Nootropics pills on a white counter.

What are Nootropics?

Nootropics are substances that have a positive impact on mental skills and performance. These substances can be either natural or synthetic, and they are often referred to as smart drugs or cognitive enhancers. There is a wide range of nootropics available, and they can be used to improve a variety of cognitive functions including memory, attention, and executive function. Some nootropics also have anti-anxiety or antidepressant properties. 

Nootropics are generally safe and well-tolerated, but it is important to consult with a healthcare provider before taking any substance for cognitive enhancement.

Nootropic Benefits

Although the research is still fairly new and inconclusive, some studies indicate that Nootropics can increase memory, creativity, motivation, and attention.

They are also known to help reduce anxiety, depression and poor sleep quality. Keep in mind that, while there have been some research on Nootropics, they are small or limited in scope. Furthermore, because everyone’s brain chemistry is different, what works best for one person may not work for another.

Are Nootropics good for you and do they actually work?

There is a lot of debate surrounding nootropics, with some people asserting that they are beneficial and others claiming that they are nothing more than expensive placebos. So, what is the truth? Well, the answer may depend on what you are looking for. If you are seeking a cognitive boost to help you study for an exam or meet a deadline, then nootropics could be a helpful tool. 

There is some scientific evidence to suggest that substances like L-Tyrosine and L-Theanine can improve brain function. However, it is important to remember that nootropics are not a magic bullet; they will not make you smarter overnight. Instead, they may help to enhance your focus and concentration.

Ultimately, whether or not nootropics are right for you is a personal decision. If you are interested in trying them, be sure to do your research and speak with a doctor to ensure that they are safe for you to use.

Are Nootropics Legal in Australia?

In Australia, nootropics fall into a grey area. While they are not currently regulated by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), it is likely that this will change in the future. For now, those interested in using nootropics should exercise caution and consult with a medical professional before starting any new supplement regimen. 

If you would like to learn more about nootropic use in Australia, the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 elaborates on this further.