Nootropic Sleep Aid (BLACK EDITION)Regular price $89.50 Save $-89.50
Extra "Switch Off" with BLACK Edition
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The Brain Gains Nootropic Sleep Aid Black Edition is a Non-Habit forming, Sedative Free… Nootropic Sleep Aid!
It takes all the great points from the original formula and cranks it up with a few worthy additions: 5-HTP, Mangolia Officinalis and Melissa Officinalis. The Nootropic Sleep Aid helps you refuel and repair whilst sleeping in preparation for the following day by ensuring your brain and body stays topped up with what it needs to perform at optimum levels.
5-HTP is a direct natural precursor to serotonin. Serotonin can be converted into the hormone melatonin. These two hormones play and important role in regulating the sleep-wake cycle. Supplementing 5-HTP may reduce the time it takes to fall asleep, increase sleep duration and improve sleep quality.
Magnolia Officinalis (aka. Magnolia Bark)
Magnolia Bark, also known as Magnolia Officinalis, is natural compound used in traditional Chinese practices and known for its ability to support healthy sleep habits and its relaxation properties. This natural bark extract may boost GABA and lower levels of adrenaline and cortisol. It might improve sleep by increasing the time you spend in REM and NREM sleep and reducing time to fall asleep. It has also been studied to reduce anxiety and improve mood.
Melissa Officinalis (aka. Lemon Balm)
Commonly known as Lemon Balm, Melissa Officinalis is an ingredient that has been popular historically as a sleep aid, with known use cases in Greece dating before 146BC. Most Lemon Balm benefits are also attributed to its GABA system interactions. Rather than using a GABA supplement, lemon balm extract regulates a compound that blocks GABA known as GABA transaminase, helping to relax the brain before sleep to support relaxation and sleep promotion.
Increased "Switch Off"
Together with the standard formula, these ingredients will further help you get into a more relaxed state so that you can switch off busy thoughts, fall asleep quicker and get a better quality and longer duration of overall sleep. Not only does the Nootropic Sleep Aid improve your sleep, but it also has the ability to improve brain functions such as memory, creativity and motivation. Compounds such as Bacopa, Lions Mane and Phosphatidylserine are known to be valuable nootropics that improve cognitive function and long term brain health.
The Vitamins & Minerals: ZMA: Vitamin B6 (10mg); Zinc (30mg); Magnesium (500mg).
Nootropics, Botanicals & Mushroom Extracts: KSM-66 Ashwagandha (800mg), Lions Mane (600mg), Mangolia Officinalis (400mg), Bacopa Extract (55% Bacosides - 300mg), 5-HTP (300mg), Melissa Officinalis (300mg), Phosphatidylserine (250mg), L-theanine (200mg).
THREE Capsules per serve. 40 Servings / 120 Capsules.
Gelatin Capsule. Made in the EU. GMP Certified.
LIMITED ED. Skywalk EVIL GENIUSRegular price $74.90 Save $-74.90
In true MyoBlox and highly limited availability fashion, this EVIL GENIUS Halloween Limited Edition is part of a small batch run of 1000 tubs available worldwide. In stock and shipping out now!
Limited Edition Formula Ft. NooGhanda™ & Dynamine™
Bringing in 250mg NooGhanda™ (Liposomal Organic Organic Ashwagandha Root Extract), and 75mg Dynamine™ per scoop - we're expecting this version of Skywalk to come across smooth and a more general support, but still potent as with standard Skywalk. Perfect for all your days plotting world-domination!
The Core Skywalk Formula
Formulated to deliver laser focus and enable you to unlock your full potential and give you a competitive advantage no matter if you’re a Corporate Rat-racer, Professional Athlete, or PhD student.
Targeting the synthesis of powerful neurotransmitters the guys at MYOBLOX developed a synergistic nootropic formula to take your cognitive capabilities and mental stamina to new heights.† Unlock your full potential today with Skywalk™… and maybe even EYEBALL LASERS!
(Okay maybe that’s taking it a bit far, no eyeball lasers for you mate… although, sweet mother, it can certainly feel that way.)
The Skywalk Nootropic is designed for:
TO INCREASE ENERGY AND REDUCE MENTAL FATIGUE.
TO INCREASE EUPHORIC MOOD .
TO SUPPORT LASER MENTAL FOCUS.
TO ENHANCE MENTAL DRIVE & MEMORY.
Check out the ingredient list is the picture set above, you’ll even note that it packs a sweet 36 serves per tub!
Check out what Myoblox has to say about Skywalk here.
Skywalk™ is an incredibly versatile product, designed for anyone looking to increase their focus and increase productivity. Skywalk™ can be used for everything from a replacement for your morning cup of coffee or energy drink to increase your productivity, studies, or even amp-up a gaming session.
Here at VitaKea we prefer Skywalk served with ~500ml water and liberal amounts of ice, to sip on over 30 minutes or so. We find this provides the both the best drinking experience as well as cognitive benefit.
Read on for a rundown on each of the ingredients in Skywalk, provided by the team at MYOBLOX.
Note: This Limited Edition does not include the Hordenine or N-Methyl Tyramine which is part of the standard formula.
This amino acid is a forerunner of two of the most important neurotransmitters, dopamine and norepinephrine. It enhances working memory and executive function through chemical signalers in the prefrontal cortex. A quintessential limitless nootropic, it can increase focus, internalized motivation, boost inspiration of creative flow, and enhance a state of wellbeing through cortisol reduction.†
Alpha-GPC 50% (Alpha-glycerylphosphorylcholine):
Derived originally from lecithin, L-Alpha-glycerylphosphorylcholine (αGPC, choline alfoscerate) is a phospholipid metabolite found in neuronal membranes. Unlike other forms such as Choline Bitartrate, Alpha GPC is the most superior precursor to acetylcholine has been shown to be well absorbed, easily crossing the blood-brain barrier to support the synthesis and emission of Acetylcholine. Enhanced acetylcholine levels have been linked to sharper memory, mental drive, focus and lucid REM sleep states.†
A mood-boosting nootropic that has favored effects on focus, mental drive, anxiety and depression reduction without inducing drowsiness. Some of L-Theanine’s most powerful mental effects are created by limiting the neurochemicals which can contribute to stress reactions and mental clarity reduction. By calming these over-stimulating chemicals, L-Theanine benefits can promote feelings of relaxation, tranquility and a zen-like wellbeing. So even as the caffeine in skywalk packs a smooth punch, L-theanine cushions it by relaxing and calming the mind. – Truly a perfect balance of ying-yang.†
RealCaf ™ (Caffeine from Green Coffee Beans):
Caffeine is a stimulant xanthine alkaloid compound. By this property it does not technically qualify under the definition of a nootropic, but it has been extensively documented to improve mental performance. This widely used compound works by targeting chemical receptor sites located in the brain stimulating the central nervous system. By this stimulation, the release of key neurotransmitters such as dopamine are increased, which is a powerful brain chemical that activates pleasure centers within the brain. The dopaminergic activity of caffeine is a key reason why you attain concentration, and a feeling of wellbeing. The benefit using our RealCaf ™ (non-gmo natural caffeine) opposed to the industry standard of the notorious ‘crappy caffeine anhydrous’ is that the separation process is a more clean, gentle and has been reported by many users that it possesses a “smoother feel” compared to caffeine anhydrous. Do yourself a favor and see how much better you feel on RealCaf ™ - You will become a fan.†
Velvet Bean Extract (Mucuna Pruriens):
Velvet Bean has been long studied and has been shown to increase levels of adrenergic hormones Norepinephrine and Epinephrine, which are responsible for numerous effects such as motor control, immune function, energy levels and even healthier sleep cycles when in a sleep state. As a nootropic, Velvet Bean is used to combat anxiety and depression while enhancing concentration, focus and mood.†
Huperzia Serrata (as Huperzine A):
Huperzine A is the active compound found in a species of fir clubmoss (Huperzia Serrata). This compound has a powerful inhibitory effect on acetylcholinesterase (AchE), an enzyme responsible for degrading the neurotransmitter acetylcholine (Ach) thus boosting acetylcholine levels and preventing oxidative stress in cholinergic neurons. The action of this herbal extract can contribute to learning, memory, and reduce impairments associated with neurological disease.†
B6 (as Pyridoxal-5’-Phosphate [P5P]:
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) is absolutely critical for brain function. Unfortunately it is poorly assimilated, and for this reason we utilized the most novel form of B6 called ‘Pyridoxal Phosphate’ (P5P) because it is the most active form in the body. This super-co-factor is utilized in energy metabolism processes in your cells as well as in the synthesis of several different neurotransmitters such as Acetylcholine, dopamine, serotonin, norepinephrine, and Melatonin. These chemicals carry signals from one neuron to another, igniting our thoughts, memory encoding, information consolidation, focus, feelings, and both conscious and unconscious movements. Low levels of B6 in the body can lead to decreased cognitive ability, lack of focus, low energy, and brain tissue shrinkage, which can even lead to Alzheimer’s. Attaining adequate amounts of b6 from diet or supplementation can help boost communication between brain cells and even prevent certain types of neuron damage due to aging.†
B12 (as Methylcobalamin):
Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) is a water-soluble vitamin, which has a key role in the normal functioning of the brain, nervous system, formulation of blood, and the metabolism of every cell in the human body. However, not all cobalamins are equal in effectiveness and because of this fact, we had to utilized the most active form of B12 known as methylcobalamin. The nootropic benefits from this novel co-factor range from neuron development and maintenance as well as cognitive processes related to memory, learning, attention span and overall alertness. This compound can also rebuild damaged nerves and contributes to the maintenance of function that is normally decayed during the aging process.†
BioPerine® (Black Pepper Extract for Piperine):
Derived from peppercorns from Piper Nigrum Plants, Bioperine® is a patented extract that is used as a bioavailability enhancer of numerous nutrients via stimulation of the digestive tract.†
L-Theanine+Regular price $44.90 Save $-44.90
L-THEANINE + Absorption Aids for better potency!
60 Capsules per bottle, every capsule includes:
- L-theanine (200mg);
- Panax ginseng (50mg);
- Black pepper extract (98% piperine)(10mg).
- Increasing mental focus and clarity;
- Staying alert while remaining relaxed;
- Stacking with coffee to reduce caffeine jitters and improve calm focus;
As a dietary supplement, take 1 – 4 capsules daily as needed.
For optimal function take separate of food and sources of amino acids. L-theanine is fast-acting, with clinically proven effects within 45 minutes of ingestion.
L-Theanine in Tea
Ever wondered why sipping a cup of tea provides such a smooth uplifting feel without the hassle of jitters? That’s the L-theanine! Tea leaves contain a proportionally high amount of this sweet little amino acid, easily enough to handle the small amount of caffeine pumping its way in.
The presence of L-theanine in Tea leaves was actually discovered by Japanese researchers in 1949. Interestingly, when they correlated tea's that were considered "high quality", these were also the tea's that had a high L-theanine content!
But with our modern day workplace, coffee has quickly established itself as the beverage of choice for its greater caffeine content. Coffee which, unfortunately, lacks the supportive L-theanine component.
More on L-Theanine itself
L-theanine crosses the blood-brain barrier, and has the ability to modulate inhibitory neurotransmitters, selective serotonin, and dopamine to bring about anxiolytic and calming effects. L-theanine can also improve cognition and selective attention, perhaps due to changes in alpha brain wave activity. Finally, its ability to selectively bind to glutamate receptors may confer neuroprotective effects as well.
In addition to promoting relaxation, L-theanine has been shown to stabilize cognitive function affected by stress hormones. More specifically, L-theanine decreases levels of corticosterone, which when elevated can inhibit spatial learning and memory formation. Other researchers have shown that, in people with anxiety, L-theanine improved attention span and reaction time. Taken with caffeine, L-theanine improved visual information processing and accuracy when moving between tasks.
Given its ability to encourage attention and focus, it may come as a surprise that L-theanine has also been found to improve time to sleep as well as quality of sleep. Instead of acting as a sedative, L-theanine works to promote better rest by reducing anxiety and promoting relaxation.
Q: Will I build a tolerance to L-Theanine?
Not at all! L-theanine is not habit-forming and it does not lead to tolerance and dependence even when used over long periods of time.
Q: What about adverse reactions?
L-Theanine is generally well tolerated, and there are no published reports of serious adverse side effects or interactions with other natural products or conventional prescription medications.
If you're keen for some further reading on L-theanine, below are a couple research articles we frequently recommend at VitaKea.
- 200 mg of Zen | L-Theanine Boosts Alpha Waves, Promotes Alert Relaxation
- L-theanine, a natural constituent in tea, and its effect on mental state
Yin SynergyRegular price $64.90 Save $-64.90
FORTIFY FEMALE WELLNESS
Don't be powerless when it comes to your hormonal health.
Things like stress, diet, lifestyle, birth control, and more can easily tip the scales.
They’re hard to stay on top of, especially in this hectic day and age. For some of us, this can manifest as bigger challenges: menstrual disorders, reproductive disorders, PMS, menopause symptoms, low drive and desire, stress, anxiety, even health issues like endometriosis or cancers (like breast, ovarian, and uterine cancers).
But when it comes down to it, we’ve been anxiously looking forward too much.
Maybe it’s time to look backward: into the past, where traditional healers looked to plants, herbs, and foods to restore female health on every possible level.
This is what inspired us at Primal Herb to put together the VERY best herbs known to rejuvenate, protect, and fortify female health—and not just herbs known to be useful in a traditional sense. We’ve also chosen the following herbs in our formula for their excellent reputations in research and science for those very same effects.
100 Serves per Container, each including:
- Organic Maca Extract 20:1 (263mg);
- Shatavari Extract 20:1 (158mg);
- Organic Goji Extract 40% Poly (158mg);
- Damiana Extract 20:1 (158mg);
- Organic Muira puama Extract 20:1 (137mg);
- Organic Epimedium (Horny Goat Weed) Extract 10% Icariins (74mg);
- Organic Tribulus Extract 90% (74mg);
- Monk Fruit (21mg);
- Organic Black Pepper Extract (11mg).
HOW AND WHEN TO USE YIN SYNERGY
- Add 1/2 tsp to hot water, coffee, tea, or smoothie.
- Yin Synergy can be taken day or night – with or without food, so enjoy!
- We recommend once or twice daily, but it’s important to listen to your body and make adjustments!
More about the formula
ORGANIC MACA EXTRACT
We only use organically-grown extract of powdered maca root. No herb is better known or helping with issues like PMS better than maca, though it’s known for a lot more than that.
Studies show it had a beneficial effect on the uterus on test subjects, and thus increased fertility.* It appears to do this by subtly influencing and raising estrogen levels, which in turn may help restore hormonal imbalances to their natural order.*
On the other hand, we add damiana for added support for stress and anxiety.* Studies show it has the ability to soothe the nerves, though in one specific study, it had a remarkable effect on women with anxiety due to reproductive dysfunction especially.*
This effect, in turn, also boosted women’s drive and desire. By removing anxiety and promoting relaxation, these women test subjects experienced a much easier time—with the help of damiana—feeling stronger desire and drive.*
We couldn’t pass up shatavari, the classic female health tonic of Ayurveda. This delicate plant may have more research (and traditional knowledge) supporting its many benefits to women’s wellness than any other herb in our formula!
These include: phyto-estrogenic effects (increasing estrogen in the body naturally), supporting menopause, relieving hormonal stress, raising drive and desire, soothing reproductive inflammation (such as PMS cramps), and boosts fertility.*
ORGANIC TRIBULUS EXTRACT
This desert plant will leave you anything but barren. Anciently, it was used as medicine to treat fertility issues as well as low drive.
Women who try it and take it may be able to experience better hormone balance (increased estrogen), better fertility, less reproductive pain and inflammation issues, and reduced risk of reproductive function disorders—all of which are supported by studies.*
ORGANIC EPIMEDIUM EXTRACT
Men’s health tonics, step aside for a moment—and let epimedium shine its own special light on women’s health. Could a rowdy plant also called “horny goat weed” have its own benefits for women?
Sure can. Studies have shown it can actually raise OR lower estrogen levels in the body, depending on which is healthier from person to person.* Thus, epimedium is the ultimate hormone-balancing supplement for women.* At the same time, it also reduces the risk of reproductive disorders, boosts drive and desire, and raises fertility.*
ORGANIC MUIRA PUAMA EXTRACT
In addition to these other excellent herbs, you can also encounter one of the most powerful health tonics of the Amazon—muira puama. What’s more, it’s reproductive health benefits for women are nothing to be scoffed at.*
Research has shown that extracts of the small shrub-like plant can help reignite pleasure, and energy.* It may also help boost energy, a common struggle women may face with certain hormonal imbalances.*
ORGANIC GOJI BERRY
Every time you’re snacking on goji berries, never forget that you’re not just noshing on a superfood—you’re also experiencing an incredibly versatile and nutrient-rich food that could benefit women everywhere.
Surprising to some, studies have shown that goji berries may holistically help women experience less anxiety, stress, and inflammation related to hormonal imbalances.* Increased drive and desire, better focus, and better fertility are also a great part of the mix, too.*
About Primal Herb
Primal Herb is bringing the best of botanical supplements through the meeting of modern science and ancient practices.
Founded by Sean Landry and Michael Mueller, Primal Herb is on a mission to inspire and provide a natural path to Balance, Restore and Optimize the body. They work toward this through the dispersal of actionable information and their own botanical formulations which are devised from historical learning and the latest scientific studies.