Huperzine-A

"The Acetylcholine Optimiser"
Huperzine A is a natural plant-based neuroprotectant that may enhance memory and boost overall cognition. It's widely used to improve learning and memory, and it's gaining popularity among students and others who want to improve their thinking ability.
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This supplement is not approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). The information provided herein is not medical advice and should not be construed as such. This product is intended solely for use by individuals within the United States. Always consult with a healthcare professional before starting any new supplement regimen.
Benefits
How to use
Evidence

Benefits

Huperzine A offers benefits for both brain and body. It acts as a Neuroprotectant, Memory Enhancer, Protects Against Glutamate Toxicity and even relieves symptoms of low mood. Studies show that huperzine A has demonstrate extremely strong potency at increasing Acetylcholine levels.

Longevity

  • Huperzine A protects liver cells that receive oxygen after a prolonged period of deoxygenation (5).
  • Demonstrates a unique ability to protect mitochondrial cells, against harmful toxins. The mitochondria are the powerhouse of your cells, and are the energy factories, that keep you functioning optimally (6).
  • Acts as an antagonist of the NMDA receptor in the brain, thereby reducing tolerance and addiction (7).
  • Increases Nerve Growth Factor activity, Nerve growth factor (NGF) is one of a group of small protein like molecules called neurotrophins (BDNF is another) that are responsible for the development of new neurons, and for the health and maintenance of mature ones (8).

Nootropic Properties

  • Huperzine A has also been shown to act as a powerful antioxidant, neutralizing and in some cases preventing or even reversing oxidative damage caused by free radicals in the brain (1).
  • Huperzine A inhibits the production the G4 isoform of acetylcholinesterase, an enzyme that degrades and diminishes levels of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine. This action effectively raises levels of acetylcholine, leading to greater mental clarity and performance (2).
  • Huperzine A is also known to help protect the brain against glutamate toxicity by blocking certain types of glutamate receptors. This action keeps brain cells from being overactivated and helps normalize glutamate levels (3).
  • Huperzine A acts to oppose neurotoxic effects of beta-amyloid peptide on cholinergic, dopaminergic, and noradrenergic systems. This therefore hold promise that Huperzine a is highly protective for the brain (4).

How to use

Huperzine-A

Dosage

1 capsule, 200mcg.

Serving

200mcg

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Dosing strategy:

Can be used acutely, or chronically.

Ideal for:

Students, Athletes, Corporate workers.

Quality

All vendors are vetted for quality, to ensure they contain the right active ingredients and ratios. Each vendor provides a Certificate of Analysis ℹ️, to ensure accurate dosing, and a product free of contaminants/heavy metals. Further, when brands we work with have been randomly pulled off the shelf and tested by Labdoor, they have tended to score A+ ℹ️.

Efficacy

Before listing products, we compile a list of available research, to determine if claims match the evidence. Likewise, we scour the the internet to gauge people’s experience with each product. Most of the products listed typically score at least [4.5/5 from reviews]. All the studies we’ve found are listed at the bottom of the page, under citations.

Safety

All products listed on the BYB website follow screening before listing, to ensure there’s a history of long-term usage without adverse effects. Many products fall under the FDA’s Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) guidelines.

Medication interactions and allergies

Please consult your healthcare professional before making any changes to your lifestyle or regime.

For further information on contraindications and allergies, please visit the vendors website.

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If you are serious about upgrading your mental performance, Huperzine A should be a staple nootropic in your routine. Many users notice benefits from day 1, and even many weeks laters, as tolerance is very rare.

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Huperzine A is a tactical way to signficantly ramp up cogntiive processing speed, verbal fluency and memory function. It works well with virtually any other ergogenic aid. On the days that I take Huperzine A, I notice a signficant difference in my speed.

Lucas, BYB founder
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