ARTICHOKE EXTRACT(900 MG)
Artichoke extract contains Luteolin, a natural inhibitor of PDE4 . PDE4 is an enzyme that breaks down CAMP molecules, messenger systems that relay signals in the brain. Studies have correlated lower levels of the enzyme PDE4 to significant increases in normal mental performance, including increased cognition , improved long term memory , increased wakefulness , and neuroprotection.
Forskolin is derived from the plant Coleus forskohlii which has been widely used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine . It has also has been extensively studied due to it’s ability to increase levels of intracellular cAMP molecules . Combined with Luteolin from Artichoke Extract, forskolin is theorized to synergistically increase the duration of cAMP in neurons.
Acetyl-L-Carnitine, or ALCAR, is an acetylated form of the amino acid L-Carnitine that has been shown to cross the blood brain barrier. Known for its roles in energy metabolism and mitochondrial protection, the addition of ALCAR to the CILTEP formula helps combat feelings of brain fog and fatigue.
An essential building block for the neurotransmitter dopamine, L-Phenylalanine is an essential amino acid that can be found in protein-rich foods like meat, eggs, spinach and other leafy greens.
VITAMIN B6(5 MG)
Vitamin B6 is an essential vitamin and an important enzymatic cofactor in normal metabolic and psychological function. CILTEP features the metabolically active form of Vitamin B6 for optimal bioavailability (Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate).