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Where To Buy Phenibut in 2019

One question I frequently get is whether you can still purchase Phenibut in GNC, Wallmart, and other local stores.

The short answer is, unfortunately, no — not anymore.

How is it that the largest online supplements distributor doesn’t carry Phenibut?

Read on to learn more about what exactly Phenibut is, why GNC, Wallmart, and other vendors no longer sell this product in stores, and how you can safely purchase it online.

Phenibut 101

Phenibut or Beta-Phenyl-Y-Aminobutyric Acid is a phenyl derivative of the naturally occurring neurotransmitter GABA (Y-Aminobutyric Acid).

It’s one of the most effective nootropics or smart drugs, thanks to its proven ability to improve the neurological functions.

Phenibut crosses the blood brain barrier (due to the presence of the phenyl ring) and binds to the GABA metabotropic receptor, leading to the release of GABA.

Phenibut is thus a gamma receptor agonist, available in the form of powder or capsules and it is medically backed by clinical trials which suggest that it has sedative/calming effects, being able to support relaxation and feelings of well-being, to reduce anxiety and stress as well as to improve the REM sleep cycle and promote a restful sleep.

In addition to improving the cognitive function and mood, studies also suggest that Phenibut also enhances the release of dopamine.

Phenibut should not be used more than 3 consecutive days per week and never exceed 2000 mg per day, which should be divided between 2-4 times per day, because Phenibut has a half life of approximately 5 hours.

First time users should start at a lower dose to assess tolerance of this supplement.

It should not be used by anyone under the age of 18 and it should not be combined with alcoholic beverages.

Seriously guys, don’t do it.

Preaching aside, here are my favs:

Top Phenibut Brands and Distributors

Many Phenibut vendors are small and dodgy while others have a solid track record of customer service and product quality. Most are in the USA – some are not.

My favorite Phenibut brands:

  • Powder City Phenibut HCL Capsules (www.powdercity.com), Powder City Phenibut review (out of business)
  • LiftMode Phenibut Crystal (www.liftmode.com, get 10% discount here)
  • Absorb Your Health Phenibut
  • NOOTRO HCL and FII Phenibut
  • Nootropics Depot Phenibut

1. AbsorbYourHealth Phenibut

AbsorbYourHealth Phenibut is sold in varying powder sizes (5, 10, 25, 50 grams)

Each bag of Phenibut from Absorb Your Health contains anywhere from 5 to 50g of Phenibut. There are no data regarding its level of purity. If used as a nootropic, 1g per day at the most.

It is not recommended to be taken for more than three days in a row without at least 2 days break. If used as a short-term sleep aid, take 1 to 2 grams 2 hours before bedtime. When Phenibut is used for acute bouts of anxiety, a break of 7-10 days is required after using it for three consecutive days.

AYH Phenibut starts at $7.99 for 5 grams making it one of the more expensive brands of Phenibut online.

You can buy it here.

Effectiveness:
4.6 out of 5 stars (4.6 / 5)
Taste:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Side Effects:
3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)
Value:
4.7 out of 5 stars (4.7 / 5)

2. LiftMode Phenibut HCI (Crystal Granules)

LiftMode Phenibut is available as 40 g ( 1,40 oz), 100 grams (3,53 oz), 200 g (7,05 oz) and 500 g (17,64 oz).

This supplement by LiftMode in the form of powder is based exclusively on highly pure Phenibut which promotes relaxation and a positive mood and improves the quality of sleep.

Each batch of Phenibut has been independently verified in the US by HPLC analysis to exceed a level of purity of 99.8%.

The certificate of lab analysis as well as a measuring scoop of 0.625 cc or 500 mg are included in each LiftMode Phenibut batch. It contains no impurities, nor negative metabolites.

Liftmode Phenibut dosage

The effects of this dietary supplement are dosage dependent.

If used as a cognitive enhancer (to improve memory, mood and attention) throughout the day or as an anxiolytic (to reduce stress and support relaxation), the recommended dose is 1 serving (500 mg or one scoop) 2-4 times per day, preferably one hour before a meal, in order to increase the absorption rate and thus, to feel its effects faster (typically in about one hour after taking it).

If used as a sleep aid, the recommended dose is 2-4 servings before bedtime, 10 hours before anticipated waking time ( roughly 1-2 hours prior to sleep), because it promotes a deeper and restful sleep.

Dissolve each dose of Phenibut powder (500 mg) in any sweet or sour liquid, such as a citrus beverage, except for grapefruit juice ( because this juice lowers its absorption rate).

At the time of writing, the 40 g LiftMode Phenibut jar costs $13.88, the 100 g jar $22.88, the 200 g jar $39.88 and the 500 g jar $87.88. The 100 g jar provides a 50-day supply, which makes it very cost-effective when compared to other brands and an excellent money value.

You can getLiftMode Phenibut from www.liftmode.com (get your 10% discount coupon here)

Effectiveness:
4.7 out of 5 stars (4.7 / 5)
Taste:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Side Effects:
3.7 out of 5 stars (3.7 / 5)
Value:
4.7 out of 5 stars (4.7 / 5)

3. NOOTRO Phenibut – HCL and FAA

NOOTRO provides you with two Phenibut options: HCL or FAA (FAA is believed to be more efficient than HCL), and both are available as 25 g ( 0,8 oz), 50 grams (x oz), 100 grams (3,5 oz), and 250 g (8,8 oz).

NOOTRO claims that their products are very pure, and they even had them tested them in a university laboratory to confirm and can provide you with some data if you ask nicely.

NOOTRO ships from EU  ship from inside the EU, and their packages arrive quite quickly.  I talked to the NOOTRO team who claims that out of around 500 sales only one package was rejected by the customs.

At the time of writing, the 25 g Phenibut HCL Powder from NOOTRO costs EUR 15.99, the 100 g is EUR 44.99, and the 250 g EUR 99.99.

You can get NOOTRO Phenibut from this page on their website (read my review here)

Effectiveness:
4.7 out of 5 stars (4.7 / 5)
Taste:
3.2 out of 5 stars (3.2 / 5)
Side Effects:
3.7 out of 5 stars (3.7 / 5)
Value:
4.7 out of 5 stars (4.7 / 5)

4. Nootropics Depot Phenibut HCL Powder

Nootropics Depot Phenibut is available as 25 g ( 0,8 oz), 125 grams (4,4 oz), and 250 g (8,8 oz) and comes in a sealed professionally packaged tub.

The quality of Phenibut from the Nootropics Depot is quite good, and the price is fair. Other places may sell you a bad batch and a good batch – even in the same order – but ND is quite consistent in quality.

Getting Phenibut shipped from Nootropics Depot is usually incredibly fast. I once had it ordered on Saturday and it arrived Monday.

At the time of writing, the 25 g Phenibut HCL Powder from Nootropics Depot costs $8.99, the 125 g jar is $27.99, and the 250 g jar $54.99.

You canNootropics Depot Phenibut from this page on their website.

Effectiveness:
4.6 out of 5 stars (4.6 / 5)
Taste: