The List Of Nootropics: 100+ Amazing Nootropics Combined 5/5 (2)

The list of nootropics is my ultimate checklist where you can find the most popular, effective, interesting and newly-discovered nootropics and nootropic stacks. This list is being constantly updated to keep it up-to-date. 

List Of Nootropics

List Of Nootropics

1. Why Having A Nootropic List?

In 2019, we can easily find around 100 nootropics and nootropic stacks on the market that are being daily consumed by millions of people. The market is growing with rocket speed, more brands are developing their own nootropic supplements and more research is being done than ever before.

The future seems promising, but we have to be careful. With so many nootropics on the market and the lack of know-how, we are still far away from being able to provide a compelling list of “SAFE” and recommended nootropics. While many compounds on the following list have been well-researched and we have a green light for daily use, this is not true for all of the nootropics.

This is why I’ve decided to combine all nootropics in this nootropic list so whenever someone is trying to sell you some supplements, you can always come back and check if there are on this list. If yes, you at least know you’re buying nootropics. If not, I’d be careful.

I’ll keep on adding nootropics on this list (and I’ll make sure to update it as often as possible), but I’ll also make more detailed reviews of individual compounds.

So, if you are ready, check out my nootropic list 2019.

2. The Big List Of Nootropics

Here you can find a detailed list of nootropics.

  1. 5-HTP – An amino acid that regulates serotonin and other brain chemicals for relaxation, sleep, and appetite satisfaction
  2. Acetyl L-Carnitine – A derivative from an amino acid, it can boost your cognitive and physical performance
  3. Adrafinil – A smart drug used for improving alertness, mood and wakefulness
  4. Alpha Lipoic Acid – A fat-soluble antioxidant that can cross the blood-brain barrier and help protect the brain against aging
  5. Alpha-GPC – A choline compound needed for normal brain and body functioning. It supports memory and fights against cognitive decline
  6. Aniracetam – 2-5 times stronger than normal racetam primarily used for creativity, holistic thinking, memory and reducing anxiety
  7. Apoaequorin – A jellyfish protein used for neuroprotective activity; first research shows benefits focus & memory benefits
  8. Artichoke – A plant that is known for several benefits including lower cholesterol, liver health, and its antioxidant properties.
  9. Ashwagandha – adaptogen root herb with benefits for mental energy, stress resistance and mood; may also help with healthy brain aging
  10. Astaxanthin – A potent antioxidant found in algae that may offer some brain-protective activity
  11. Bacopa Monnieri – A herb used in traditional medicine for improving memory, focus & reducing stress
  12. Caffeine – The most widely used stimulant known for its energy-boosting effects & antioxidant properties
  13. California poppy – It is a species of flower plant suggested to interact with GABA and HTP receptors
  14. Cat’s Claw – It is a South American vine herb that may help with brain aging
  15. Catuaba – It is a traditional Brazilian bark herb that might have neuroprotective benefits
  16. CBD – A very popular cannabis deriver compound used to treat anxiety
  17. Celastrus paniculatus –  A woody shrub seeds used in Ayurvedic herbalism that may help overall brain health
  18. Centrophenoxine – A synthetic smart drug related to DMAE suggested in animal research to help brain energy and cerebral vascular function
  19. Citicoline – A natural produced substance used for enhancing memory, improving mood and cognitive function
  20. Clitoria ternatea – A traditional Asian herb with potential memory-enhancing benefits
  21. Coluracetam – An underresearched synthetic compound that delivers similar effects as Pramiracetam
  22. Convolvulus pluricaulis – An Indian tonic herb and also an Ayurvedic brain-booster
  23. CoQ10 – A Coenzyme vitamin that power brain cell mitochondria and has anti-aging benefits
  24. Creatine –  Probably the most researched compound used by athletes for building muscles, but it might have other cognitive boosting effects
  25. Choline – A vitamin-like compound used for normal brain functioning
  26. DHA – It is an essential fatty acid that is necessary for brain development and optimized cognition
  27. DMAE – It is used for optimizing brain cell structure, but it might as well with mood, cognitive decline and attention
  28. Forskolin – Forskolin is made of a root plant in the mind family that might help with weight-loss
  29. GABA – A neurotransmitter that is critical for relaxation and a very popular nootropic
  30. Ginkgo biloba – An ancient herb that enhances brain circulation and it shows positive benefits on enhancing memory
  31. Ginseng – Another traditional Chinese plant used for several benefits including increasing your energy, decreasing stress, and boosting your immune system
  32. Gotu Kola – A traditional Chinese herbal best known for the fact that maintains circulation to the brain which promotes memory and mood
  33. Guarana – It a South American berry known as one of the best sources of caffeine and an alternative to coffee
  34. Huperzine-A – A plant extract with cholinergic properties
  35. Kanna (Sceletium tortuosum) – A South African herb shown to help with mental performance in seniors, especially in those with brain degeneration
  36. Kava Kava – A psychoactive root herb that may help to promote relaxation and improve sleep
  37. Kratom – A risky traditional Asian herb that is believed to promote feelings of calmness
  38. L-Glutamine – An amino acid that supports glutamate, which is a key brain chemical for healthy cognition
  39. L-Phenylalanine – Another amino acid needed for clear mental function
  40. L-Theanine – An amino acid found in green tea that promotes relaxation and creativity
  41. L-Tryptophan – A nootropic used for relaxation and improving sleep quality
  42. Lecithin – This is a phospholipid that supplies choline
  43. Lemon Balm – A traditional herb that promotes calmness and induces sleep
  44. Lion’s Mane Mushroom – A mighty medicinal mushroom that induces nerve growth factor
  45. Magnolia – Another bark herb that is used for relaxation
  46. MCT Oil – It supports the use of ketones for brain energy and it is helpful for mental clarity, most commonly used in a Bulletproof coffee
  47. Modafinil – One of the most popular and widely used smart drugs
  48. NADH – An antioxidants coenzyme related to vitamin B3
  49. Nefiracetam – Another synthetic racetam that may help with age-related memory and cognitive issues
  50. Nicotine – A nootropic with relatively powerful brain-boosting benefits
  51. Noopept – A very popular nootropic that shows a positive impact on brain function
  52. Oatstraw – It increases Alpha brain waves associated with a state of relaxed alertness
  53. Oxiracetam – A very potent racetam that is used for boosting attention, logical thinking and memory
  54. Passionflower – A traditional herb with calming properties
  55. Phenibut – A very controversial nootropic that might help with mood issues
  56. Phenylalanine – An important amino acid
  57. Phenylpiracetam – A very powerful, highly energizing racetam with positive benefits on brain functioning and physical strength
  58. Phosphatidylcholine – A phospholipid nootropic that is key for brain regeneration;
  59. Phosphatidylserine (PS) – A very popular nootropic for memory boosting
  60. Picamilon – A compound that helps with anxiety & attention
  61. Pine Bark Extract – An antioxidant complex that might help with attention and brain health
  62. Piracetam– It is the original racetam, labeled as the first nootropic ever developed – optimizes brain chemicals for stimulating mood balancing effects
  63. Pramiracetam – A racetam that might have a positive impact on focus, learning ability and enhancing memory
  64. Pterostilbene – A powerful antioxidant found in berries
  65. PQQ – Another powerful antioxidant
  66. Resveratrol – Red wine antioxidant that supports healthy brain aging
  67. Rhodiola Rosea – An adaptogen herb that optimizes mental energy and physical endurance
  68. Rosemary – A very popular herb, but less often used as a nootropic
  69. SAMe – It is most often used to support mood balance
  70. Schisandra Berry – This is an Asian berry that might help to protect your brain
  71. St. John’s Wort – A traditional herb that might help with depression
  72. Sulbutiamine – A synthetic vitamin B1 that may help with brain health
  73. Taurine – A very popular amino acid that regulates cell to cell communication
  74. Theobromine – Another popular Caffeine-like compound that might have stimulating effects
  75. Tongkat Ali – Known as a male-enhancement herb
  76. Turmeric – A very powerful root herb antioxidant
  77. Tyrosine – An amino acid with a powerful impact on our brain function
  78. Uridine – It is suggested to have a potential for brain degeneration
  79. Valerian – An ancient root herb that may work by sustaining GABA
  80. Vinpocetine – This is a synthetic compound and one of the best brain circulation boosters
  81. Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) – Linked to normal cognitive performance
  82. Vitamin B3 (Niacin) –It may help with healthy brain function
  83. Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid) – It might help with attention
  84. Vitamin B6 – It contributes to nerve sheathing,
  85. Vitamin B8 (inositol)– It optimizes  the neurotransmitters serotonin
  86. Vitamin B9 – It plays an important role in supporting cerebrovascular health
  87. Vitamin B12 – It is suggested to help maintain brain volume during aging
  88. Yerba Mate – A traditional South-American tea with a high dose of caffeine

3. The Big List Of Nootropic Stacks

This is my list of most popular nootropic stacks, products with several nootropics combined. I have personally tried and tested all nootropic stacks on this list.

  1. Alpha Brain
  2. Athletic Greens
  3. Azoth
  4. Ciltep 
  5. Dopamine Brain Food
  6. Gaba Brain Food
  7. Kognizen
  8. Lumonol
  9. Magtech 
  10. Mind Lab Pro
  11. Optimind
  12. Performance Lab Energy
  13. Performance Lab Mind
  14. Performance Lab Sleep
  15. Performance Lab Vision
  16. Smart Caffeine 
  17. Qualia (original)
  18. Qualia Focus
  19. Qualia Mind
  20. Wellpath Mind
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