What are Nootropics?

Nootropics or cognition enhancers are a class of substances that can boost your brain performance. Prescription nootropics are medications that have stimulant effects and can counteract the symptoms of medical conditions such as ADHD or Alzheimer’s disease. Nonprescription substances can enhance brain performance and focus. At VitaLab, we offer nootropics in supplement and IV forms.

Common Nonprescription Nootropics


Reduces stress, improves sleep quality, and supports cognitive health, reducing brain fog.


Can increase alertness, help concentration, and improve mood.

Omega-3 fatty acids

Supports blood flow to the brain, encouraging memory and decreasing the risk for developing dementia.


These synthetic compounds can improve the function of neurotransmitters in the brain.

Ginkgo biloba

This tree is native to Japan, China, and Korea, and its leaves are available as an herbal supplement. It has been shown to improve blood flow to the brain, act as an antioxidant, and even help with dementia symptoms.


This coenzyme is involved with DNA repair, cellular function energy production, and promoting cell health, and is especially important for neuro-regeneration.

Panax ginseng

This shrub grows in China and parts of Siberia, and can promote cognitive functions, alleviate fatigue, and enhance longevity.


Also called roseroot, Rhodiola has neuroprotective effects that can help to treat neurodegenerative diseases.


This amino acid-like treatment can improve exercise performance and improve short-term memory.

Who is a Candidate for Nootropics?

Healthy individuals who are looking to improve their cognitive performance can often benefit from nootropics. However, before taking any supplement, you should seek out the advice of a medical professional trained in nutrients such as the clinicians at VitaLab. During your consultation appointment, they will speak with you regarding your brain health goals and create a custom nootropics supplementation plan for you whether you prefer shots, IVs, or oral supplementation.

Schedule Your Appointment

If you are interested in learning more about nootropics and how they can benefit your brain health, contact VitaLab in San Diego, CA today. You can start experiencing the benefits with our IV nootropic formulas immediately, or you can consult with one of our doctors to customize a comprehensive brain performance program for you.


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