Cheap Nootropic Stacks are Problematic

I tried OmniMind® a N°1 Nootropic for European Biohackers. While this product delivers a stimulating Nootropic experience it’s a mediocre stack. I’ll explain why…

Day 1
I did 3 capsules of Omnimind. The capsules feel very substantial. In about 30 minutes it produced the expected Nootropic effect which lasted for about 3–4 hours. I had a productive afternoon. My typing became a bit more accurate. My mood was quite upbeat.

Day 2
I did another 3 capsules. The supplement produces a bit of pleasant sensation in the stomach that I’ve experienced with other Nootropics, notably Alpha-Lipoic Acid.

One day, I was sleep deprived from a night of crappy sleep. I’m not a great sleeper and while I sleep better now, I still deal with insomnia every once and a while. Typically when I’m sleep deprived I do well in the morning but in the mid-afternoon, I get unmotivated and unfocused. I took a few hits of Nicotine and had two coffees in the morning but then in the afternoon, I started becoming unproductive. I did 3 capsules of Omnimind which energized me for the rest of the workday which I was impressed with! Usually, sleep deprivation guarantees mediocre productivity.

Let’s discuss the product’s ingredients…

  • B-Vitamins — Which are key to mitochondrial functioning and protect the DNA from the pollution which is quite a problem here in Bulgaria where I live.
  • Bacopa — It contains 410 milligrams of Bacopa which is on the high end. Also, there’s some reason to believe that Bacopa counteracts the effects of caffeine.
  • Caffeine — It contains 150 milligrams which is equivalent to about two strong cups of coffee. If you’re stimulant sensitive you may want to stay away from OmniMind. You probably don’t want to take it within 6 hours of going to bed.
  • DMAE — It has 250 milligrams of one of my least favorite Nootropics. DMAE Bitrate is like half strength DMAE, so 250 milligrams is actually only like 125 milligrams but DMAE is problematic and biohackers should at the least start taking it at a lower dosage, 50 or 100 milligrams.
  • NADH — Also referred to as NAD+, this is a very exciting new Mitochondrial Nootropic that there’s a lot of interesting research being done on.
  • Rhodiola — It’s only 50 milligrams which is quite a bit lower than the clinical dosage of Rhodiola.

While this product is very stimulating and definitely works as a Nootropic, I have to deduct a full 3 stars and give it 2 stars out of 5.

  • It contains caffeine. I don’t need my Nootropics to contain caffeine because I drink great coffee daily. Caffeine is also a problematic Nootropic for many, taking this product in the afternoon might screw up your sleep because of caffeine’s long half-life in your system.
  • It contains DMAE which is a red flag ingredient, that I regard as being a pseudo-Nootropic.
  • They don’t prove the ingredients by publishing a Certificate of Analysis. I’d especially like to see a COA for the Bacopa. It has a hefty dose of Bacopa and cheap, Chinese derived Bacopa is infamous for having metal toxicity issues. I have no idea if they use cheap Bacopa or if they use good organic stuff, but…

The product itself is quite inexpensive, only 29 EUR for a monthly supply so do you think they are using really high-quality individual ingredients?

I would try Omnimind again if they address some of these conspicuous issues because it did deliver a pretty stimulating Nootropic experience.

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