Micro-dosing LSD for Improved Mental Performance

There is a very fine line between drugs that have a nootropic purpose and drugs that are used for a recreational reason. However, there are a few ‘nootropic’ substances which do not necessarily have the “Go” from the medical experts but still appear very promising when it comes to therapy and cognitive enhancing. Those...

Using Ayahuasca for the Treatment of Depression and Anxiety

Out of all plant mixtures destined to treat anxiety and the like, ayahuasca is one of the most effective but also the most controversial. The plant is capable of inducing an altered state of the human consciousness, the effect generally lasting between 4 and 8 hours and ranging from a mild stimulating effect to...

Treating Addiction with Ibogain

Just like most pre-processed nootropics, ibogaine originates from plants. It is extracted from the root barks of the tabemanthe iboga, a shrub found usually on the West side of Africa. It is very effective in helping the body enter a shifted, more relaxed state of mind, making it easier for the user to connect...

The Legal Gray Area of Nootropics and Research Chemicals

The law generally tackles two directions: what is legal and what needs to be regulated – both of which are entirely different processes. The legality of a substance, regardless of why it is used for, is dependent on whether or not that substance is found (or not) under a state or federal law. For...

Nootropic Proponents: Dave Asprey & “Bulletproof Coffee”

Asprey is a well known "bio hacker" and has his own line of products, with the most famous being his Bulletproof Coffee. But before we get into that let’s talk about how he got there: the man managed to lose 100 pounds without doing excessive exercising or counting calories, used various techniques to lift...