- What is Vinpocetine?
Vinpocetine is a derivative of vincamine, which is an alkaloid obtained from the periwinkle plant. Periwinkle is a delightful, violet-colored, flowering evergreen ornamental plant.
- What are its primary benefits?
Vinpocetine is a compound which is shown in research to improve performance on psychological tests including tests for cognition and memory.
- How else can we support cognitive function and memory?
You should have a healthy diet, especially focusing on healthy fats for essential fatty acids and lecithin, and on the B vitamins, which support a healthy brain. Stay active! Maintain a consistent exercise regimen which will regularly increase the flow of oxygenated blood into your brain. Learn to manage stress. And most importantly, use your brain.