Society’s need for mental performance and energy has resulted in three popular “solutions”, and none of them have been ideal.
1- Energy drinks with 200 to 400mg’s of caffeine per serving and ridiculous amounts of sugar have become the norm. This approach can enable a brief burst of mental and physical energy at the expense of a crash to follow. Hospitals attribute thousands of emergency room visits each year, in part, to the overuse of these formulations.
2- “Healthy alternative” liquid shots have also appeared, lacking the mega-doses of caffeine and sugar, but in most cases, also lacking effectiveness. A small liquid shot of herbal tea with some taurine, ginger, and tumeric may be fine from a health perspective, but for most people, it has minimal noticeable effect on mental performance.
3- Finally, there’s the option of premium nootropic supplements; high-end brain nutrients that actually can result in obvious experienced gains in mental focus, productivity, and energy. But many of these substances taste awful, so people wanting high end nootropics have had the annoyance of daily capsules or pill regimens, made even more demanding with supplements that require their product to be taken with a meal.
Neurohacker Collective is one of the most respected names in the nootropic supplement industry with their popular capsule product Qualia Mind, and have spent the last couple years trying to craft a liquid drink formula that blends diverse, premium nootropics with strong synergistic relationships, into a great tasting shot.
After two years of research and iterations, the result is Qualia Nootropic Energy is finally available to the public.
This article provides a breakdown of this dynamic formulation, and its potential to disrupt the nootropic and energy drink market by upping the bar for quality and legitimacy.
Qualia Nootropic Energy contains an impressive 9 nootropic compounds, supported by 3 adaptogenic extracts, 2 NAD boosters, and 1 choline donor, all in research-backed dosages, and all blended into a 2 ounce berry-flavored liquid shot.
The 9 Nootropics In Qualia Nootropic Energy
Saffron Extract (Crocus sativus)
Saffron is a spice derived from the flowers of the Crocus sativus plant. It’s been used as a spice for at least 4,000 years and is considered the world’s most costly spice by weight.
A wide body of research indicates a multitude of diverse health benefits from saffron beyond mental performance, but regarding cognition, there is evidence that saffron supports mood [1-6], protects against cognitive impairment [7-9], and promotes focus and attention .
Celastrus Paniculatus Seed Extract
Celastrus paniculatus (commonly known as “intellect plant”), is a climbing shrub found throughout the Himalayan highlands of northern India. It has been used as an herb in ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years for its nootropic and neuroprotective effects.
Studies indicate its capacity to increase brain content of lipids and phospholipids , antidepressant effects , and protect neurons against glutamate-induced toxicity [13-14].
L-theanine is an amino acid analog of glutamate and glutamine found in green tea derived from the Camellia sinesis plant.
Studies indicate that L-theanine increases alpha brain waves, in turn promoting attention and relaxation without sedation. [15, 16] and can modulate the release of dopamine, thus improving mood. 
Alpha-glycerophosphocholine, better known as alpha GPC, is a compound made of choline and glycerophosphate with research indicating strong neuroprotective effects.
Alpha GPC has been shown to increase neural membrane integrity , and is the most effective cholinergic at increasing choline levels in the brain .
Coffeeberry is a trademarked and standardized ingredient derived from organic coffee fruits, often called coffee cherries. Coffee plants produce fruits surrounding the hard seed or “bean” from which coffee is made. Coffee cherries are high in polyphenols, and like coffee beans, they also contain caffeine.
Many studies indicate coffeeberry’s role in supporting cognitive performance [20-23], executive function [24-26], task switching , information processing , reasoning , and creative thinking .
N-Acetyl-L-Tyrosine is an acetylated form of the amino acid L-Tyrosine. It has pronounced nootropic effects in increasing attention, motivation, concentration, memory, and learning.
Studies indicate its ability to increase the synthesis of noradrenaline from dopamine and balance levels of seratonin and GABA , increase the bioavailability of tyrosine , and reduce the effects of environmental stress .
American Ginseng (as Cereboost®)
Panax quinquefolius, commonly known as American ginseng, is a plant native to forested regions of North America. Cereboost is a trademarked and standardized American ginseng extract that has been clinically studied on humans.
Studies indicate that it positively enhances working memory and attention while promoting calmness , as well as supporting learning and working memory [34-37]. It has also been shown to support neurogenesis and have neuroprotective effects .
NooLVL is a trademarked inositol-enhanced bonded arginine silicate.
It has been shown in studies to upregulate dopamine release [39-41], support neurotransmitter signaling , and support performance in complex cognitive tests requiring mental flexibility, processing speed, and executive function .
Alpinia Galanga (as EnXtrA®)
Alpinia galanga is a plant native to southeast Asia, and EnXtra is a trademarked and standardized alpinia galanga rhizome extract.
ExXtra has been shown in human clinical studies to support mental attention , alertness , and memory [46,47].
Additional Energy & Health Support
These 9 nootropics do the heavy lifting for the powerful mental performance and energy effects of Qualia Nootropic Energy. 3 of these compounds (celastrus, american ginseng, and alpinia galanga) doubly serve the function of adaptogenic extracts, while alpha GPC also serves the role of choline donor. Two additional ingredients in Qualia Nootropic Energy- L-Tryptophan and niacinimide- provide NAD boosting effects. NAD levels decline with age and are strongly correlated with rates of aging, energy levels, and various aspects of learning and memory. Finally, the 12th ingredient of wild blueberry fruit extract supports antioxidant defenses and cardiometabolic health.
Qualia Nootropic Energy delivers, setting a new standard for mental performance and energy heathfully achieved by a drink shot. A shot of Qualia Nootropic Energy contains just 90mg’s of caffeine (roughly equivalent to a small cup of coffee) and just 4 grams of sugar. The research team at Neurohacker Collective has scoured the most potent nootropic ingredients for rare exceptions to the rule which can be blended into a palatable drink shot, and whose ingredients are designed to work in synergistic relationship with each other.
We strongly endorse Qualia Nootropic Energy for those seeking all-day mental clarity and energy achieved in a healthy way, without the need for pills or capsules, and made by a qualified research team specializing in mental performance supplementation.
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