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Nootropics and Kratom - Strains for Energy and Focus

Updated: Sep 26, 2021

Nootropics are any herbs, supplements, drugs or other substances that can increase brain function and mental performance. In this fast paced world we live in nootropics are becoming more and more popular. Which isn't hard to believe because; who wouldn't want to increase their mental performance?

By now you're probably wondering where and how does Kratom fit into this nootropic category? What are some other nootropics that you can "stack" with kratom? Stacking just means taking multiple nootropics at the same time.

What strains of kratom are recommended for someone seeking energy, focus and productivity? Most white veins are reported as being high energy and focus especially when taken at smaller doses (1 to 2 grams). Kratom has been known to help create a calm and less anxious energy with some people stating it helps with creativity, attention and sociability. Within these white vein strains some of the best options for energy are:

For blends:

Here is some other supplements that can be taken in combination with these white veins to help with brain function to help increase energy and focus.

Medicinal Mushrooms:

Cordyceps: These mushrooms have been known to give a boost of energy and also improve libido. They increase blood flow and help the body utilize oxygen more efficiently. Not only does this help with energy and athletic performance but also aids in muscle recovery after a workout.

Lions Mane: This mushroom is known for being straight brain food! It has a unique ability to aid in growth of crucial cells within the brain. Many users of lions mane report an increase in memory and ability to retain information. Effects will be more noticeable after taking lion's mane for an extended period of time as it has been known to help with brain health.

There are also many other medicinal mushrooms with a wide variety of benefits especially for immune health that are worth checking out as well.

Caffeine: One of the most popular and widely used nootropic is caffeine. As many people know from experience caffeine gives a boost of energy while helping with attention. Whether it is a student cramming for an exam or someone on a long road trip caffeine is one of the most popular go to's for energy and focus.

L-Theanine: This amino acid is commonly found in green and black tea leaves. You can also buy it in capsules from almost any health food or supplement store. Many people pair l-theanine with caffeine to help with focus and attention. Since it is found in tea leaves the two are naturally paired together and work well with each other since l-theanine is known to help with stress and anxiety which balances out some of the negative effects of caffeine. Ever noticed the difference in effects you get from coffee than from tea?

This is just a short list of a few popular and natural nootropics. The list of nootropics can go on and on and with a google search you can find hundreds of other nootropics. Hope you gained some knowledge on how to boost your brain!

The information above is for informative purposes only. Kratom is not approved by the Food and Drug Administration and High Sierra Herbals does not claim that kratom or any supplement can treat, cure, prevent or diagnose any disease. The information below is not given by a medical expert and you should always ask a physician before taking any herbal supplement.


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