Huperzine A

Huperzine A is a naturally derived, nootropic supplement popularly used by students to improve focus and memory.

It helps increase the levels of acetylcholine in the brain. Often used in conjunction with other nootropic supplements, its ability to improve memory makes acquiring and recalling new information easier.

What is A Review of Huperzine A

Huperzine A is a naturally derived nootropic alkaloid compound extracted from Chinese club moss. It has been used for centuries in China as a component in their traditional herbal medicine.

Huperzine A has been used to mitigate the symptoms of neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease because of its ability to enhance memory and other cognitive faculties. Huperzine A is frequently consumed by healthy individuals to improve memory and focus.

Huperzine A has been shown to have beneficial effects for improvement of mental function, and the activities of daily living.

Furthermore, in a review of multiple randomized studies, it has demonstrated some degree of effectiveness in improving the global clinical assessment of Alzheimer’s disease sufferers as measured using the Clinical Dementia Rating Scale. [1]

Huperzine A has been studied to verify its effectiveness for students. [2]

A selection of students was subjected to a memory test, then consumed either Huperzine A or a placebo, and continued to take it twice a day for four weeks. Retesting at the end of this time showed significant improvements in the test subject’s recall ability.

Other Names for Huperzine A

Huperzine A is also known by a variety of other names; Chien Tseng Ta, Jin Bu Buan, and selagine.

Editor’s Note

Huperzine A sounds like a great tool to enhance mental performance and improve my memory in particular. So, I decided to give it a shot and see what effects (if any) I would experience so I could share them with you.

Initially, I didn’t feel any different after taking Huperzine A. After the first week I began to notice that routine memory tasks, such as remembering phone numbers and driving directions had become much less difficult.

Although not touted as such, I have found that my mood has improved somewhat while taking Huperzine A. I am feeling less fatigued at the end of the day, but that may be due to the increased ease I’m experiencing for learning and remembering things.

I started taking the lowest Huperzine A dose I could find; 50mcg, and I was impressed by how well I seemed to be doing going into the second and third weeks of my trial.

After the first m