You may have seen a flurry in the news in recent years about so-called “smart drugs”. You may even know someone who swears by “nootropics”, as they’re referred to in the scientific world. If you’re thinking it’s time you start thinking this new realm of supplements, out of which so many people seem to be getting all sorts of wonderful benefits, then this is for you.
After all, college kids take them so they can focus and study better. Working people take them to gain a competitive edge, and older people take them to prevent loss of brain power. Nootropics must be working, right?
We’re going to take a look at a popular nootropic, Brain Storm Elite, which is a cognitive enhancer, a natural supplement which claims to do any or all of the following things for you:
- Improve Your Memory
- Increase Your Energy
- Make You Feel Happier
- Make You More Focused
- Increase Your Brain’s Reaction Time
That’s quite a list of claims! What’s it all about?
What is This Brain Booster?
Throughout the world of nootropics, the supplements used to boost brain power range from well-known ginseng to Phenylpiracetam, whatever that is.
The active ingredients in this Brain Booster are a Ginkgo biloba/Panax ginseng combination.
How Does Nootropics Work?
Like many natural nootropics, BrainStorm Elite works directly on the brain’s functions by changing the amount of enzymes, hormones and neurochemicals. There are a zillion types of neurotransmitters in your brain, each responsible for the various functions your brain performs on a daily basis.
Get the right ingredient, which affects the right neurotransmitter, and you’ve improved memory (or sharpened focus, or increase energy, or whatever).
What Does the Science Tell Us About BrainStorm Elite?
Brain Storm Elite’s natural ingredients, Ginkgo biloba and Panax ginseng, have been run through the scientific lab mill and found by real scientists performing real studies, and published on the US National Institutes of Health website. What do the studies say?
— Ginkgo Biloba & Panax Ginseng Combination:
“The Ginkgo/ginseng combination was found significantly to improve an Index of Memory Quality, supporting a previous finding with the compound¹”
— American Ginseng:
produced a significant improvement of working memory (WM) performance²
How About Side Effects?
Since it’s made of 100% natural ingredients, there are no negative side effects — that have been reported yet.
As for positive side effects, well just imagine what improved memory, focus, sharpness and energy will do for just about every part of your life. All sorts of things may happen as a result:
- Increased Confidence
- Motivation To Work On Your Fitness Goals
- Increased Energy To Attain Your Fitness Goals
- Increased Productivity At Work- Who Knows Where That Will Lead
As with most purchases, the price gets lower, the more you buy. One bottle will set you back $53.98, which is a pretty hefty price.
However, you can bring the price down to $28.99 per bottle if you spend $144.95- that’s the “Buy 3, Get 2 Free” offer.
¹ Wesnes, KA et al. “The memory enhancing effects of a Ginkgo biloba/Panax ginseng combination in healthy middle-aged volunteers.” US National Library of Medicine.
² Scholey, Andrew at al. “Effects of American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) on neurocognitive function: an acute, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover study“. US National Library of Medicine.