Huperzine A- this is a novel memory-enhancing product. ✝
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Huperzine A (aka selagine) is a natural alkaloid which is normally extracted from the herbs of the Huperziceae family. The synthetic equivalent of Huperzine A has the same bioequivalence. Historically, Huperzine A has been used to treat Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and other forms of neurological impairments.
Huperzine A works by inhibiting an enzyme that breaks down acetylcholine, which is a very important neurotransmitter involved in a number of cognitive processes, including learning, memory and focus. Huperzine A is a very concentrated memory-enhancing product that has taken the market by storm in recent years. Due to its effectiveness, only small dosages of Huperzine A are required (see below). Like Alpha GPC it belongs to the cholinergic family. In addition, Huperzine A has neuroprotective properties against glutamate toxicity.
After oral ingestion it appears in the blood in around 15 minutes and peaks at around 70 minutes. Huperzine A is an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor which helps to regulate acetylcholine levels in the brain. Low levels of acetylcholine are often associated with a cognitive decline.
The recommended daily dosage is between 50 – 200 mcg taken in 2 equal doses. Huperzine A is water soluble so it does not have to be ingested with a meal. Also, it is recommended to take Huperzine A on a cycle basis, e.g. two weeks followed by a break.
Appropriate use should not have any adverse side effects. However some reported side effects include nausea, sweating, dizziness, thirst and restlessness.
Serving size: 1 tablet
Servings per bottle: 120
Amount per serving: Huperzine A 200 mcg
Other ingredients: Magnesium Stearate; Silicon Dioxide
This product is free from: Artificial Flavours, Colours & Preservatives, Lactose, Yeast & Gluten
Suitable for: Vegetarians and Vegans
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