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4-amino-3-phenylbutyric acid is a GABA derivative. It easily crosses the blood-brain barrier and works as a GABAB receptor agonist.* Additionally, it appears to inhibit the excitatory neurotransmitter phenylethylamine (PEA).*
Kavinace, Kavinace Ultra PM 

5-hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) is the amino acid intermediary in the synthesis of serotonin.* Taken orally, 5-HTP is easily absorbed from the GI, readily crosses the blood-brain barrier, and is converted to serotonin by the actions of the enzyme amino acid decarboxylase.*
Kavinace Ultra PM, TravaCor, SeroTrex, Serene, Daxitrol Essential, NorLox Ultra

5-methyltetrahydrofolate (5-MTHF) has improved bioavailabity and supports methylation pathways.*
TravaCor, TravaGen, ExcitaPlus, Balance D, AdreCor, AdreCor with SAMe, AdreCor with Licorice Root, Calm G, ImmuWell Gen, Serene

Acetyl-L-carnitine, a precursor to acetyl-CoA, stabilizes cell membranes and has neuroprotective properties.*
Avipaxin

Alpha-glycerylphosphorylcholine (Alpha-GPC) has been found to support nervous system function by providing precursor support for acetylcholine production.*
Avipaxin

Alpha-lipoic acid is an antioxidant that is both fat and water soluble and protects cells against reactive oxygen speciesproduced during energy production by ATP synthesis as well as reactive nitrogen species.*
Oxisol, Calm G

L-arginine supports the balance between the sympathetic and parasympathetic branches of the autonomic nervous system.*
ImmuWell Gen

Bacopa monnieri herbal extract that scavenges free radicals and supports antioxidant activity.*
SymotiX, ImmuWell

Beta-carotene is a pro-vitamin A carotenoid, with non-enzymatic antioxidant functions that help the body respond appropriately to stress.*
Oxisol

Boswellia serrata is a potent immune modulator and inhibitor of 5-lipoxygenase (5-LOX), the enzyme responsible for the production of leukotrienes.*
NorLox Ultra, ImmuWell

Calcium stimulates cellular processes that lead to catecholamine release and an increase in tyrosine hydroxylase gene expression.*
Serene

Chromium is a required factor in carbohydrate and fat metabolism and is generally lacking in the normal diet.*
Daxitrol Essential

Coenzyme Q10 is a cofactor in the production of cellular energy and acts as an antioxidant for cellular and mitochondrial membranes.*
Calm G

Curcuma longa (Turmeric) root extract (standardized to 95% curcuminoids) is a potent neuroprotective antioxidant that also modulates cytokine expression.*
NorLox Ultra

L-cysteine decreases intracellular and synaptic glutamate levels in addition to supporting the formation of the powerful antioxidant glutathione.*
NorLox Ultra

Epigallocatechin galate (EGCG) is an inhibitor of catechol-o-methyltransferase (COMT), the enzyme that breaks down catecholamines.* EGCG is a natural component of green tea and is an antioxidant.* It has also been studied for its ability to stimulate metabolism.*
AdreCor, AdreCor with SAMe, AdreCor with Licorice Root, AdreCor XT, Daxitrol Essential

Folic acid is a necessary cofactor to the enzyme tyrosine hydroxylase, which converts tyrosine to L-DOPA.* Folic acid also serves as a methyl donor in a number of neurotransmitter pathways, including the conversion of norepinephrine to epinephrine.*
ExcitaPlus, ImmuWell Gen

Forskolin is a natural component of the plant Coleus forskohlii. It activates the enzyme adenylate cyclase resulting in an increase in cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP) levels.* cAMP is an intracellular messenger that activates protein kinase A.*
Daxitrol Essential

L-glutamic acid enhances norepinephrine function and promotes healthy sympathetic activity by stimulating vagal afferent signaling to the brain.*
ImmuWell, ImmuWell Gen

Glycine serves as calming neurotransmitter support.*
Calm CP, Calm PRT

L-Histidine is a semi-essential amino acid that serves as the precursor to histamine.* Histidine is an important component of many enzymes that affect neurotransmitter function.*
AdreCor, AdreCor with Licorice Root

Huperzine A, derived from Huperzia serrata, is an inhibitor of acetylcholinesterase, the enzyme which breaks down acetylcholine, an important neurotransmitter involved in immune system regulation, cognitive function, and motor function.*
Daxitrol Essential, ImmuWell, ImmuWell Gen, Avipaxin

Lagerstroemia speciosa (Banaba) leaf extract (standardized to 2% corosolic acid) reduces cortisol levels by inhibiting the conversion of cortisone to cortisol.* Banaba extract has been shown to have powerful antioxidant properties, help maintain healthy blood sugar levels, and support lipid metabolism.*
Calm CP

Licorice root extract (standardized to 20% glycyrrhizic acid) increases cortisol levels by inhibiting the enzyme that promotes the breakdown of cortisol.*
AdreCor with Licorice Root

Magnesium is a GABA receptor agonist and a glutamate receptor (NMDA) antagonist.* It has been shown to reduce brain excitability.*
TravaCor, AdreCor, AdreCor with SAMe, AdreCor with Licorice Root, AdreCor XT

Manganese is a component of numerous enzymes and helps protect against the damaging effects of free radicals.*
ExcitaPlus, SymotiX

Melatonin is a hormone that helps promote sleep in the sleep-wake cycle.*
Kavinace Ultra PM

L-methionine supports the methylation process and monoamine neurotransmitter synthesis.*
ExcitaPlus, SymotiX, AdreCor, AdreCor with Licorice Root, AdreCor XT, ImmuWell, Oxisol

Mixed tocopherols a source of Vitamin E compunds that has ROS-neutralizing capabilities consisting chiefly of a high amount of gamma-tocopherol and d-alpha-tocopherol.*
Oxisol

Mucuna cochinchinensis is a natural source of 3,4-dihydroxypheny-lalanine (L-DOPA), the amino acid intermediary in dopamine synthesis.*
ExcitaPlus, Balance D, Balance D Essential, Daxitrol Essential, SymotiX, ImmuWell

N-acetyl-L-cysteine decreases intracellular and synaptic glutamate levels in addition to supporting the formation of the powerful antioxidant glutathione.*
Balance D, Balance D Essential, Calm G, Daxitrol Essential

N-acetyl-L-tyrosine is readily converted to L-tyrosine in the body, which serves as the amino acid precursor to dopamine, norepinephrine, and epinephrine.*
Balance D, Balance D Essential

Niacin is a B-vitamin that supports adrenal function and the production of adrenal hormones.*
ExcitaPlus, AdreCor, AdreCor with SAMe, AdreCor with Licorice Root

Pantothenic acid is a B-vitamin that supports adrenal function and the production of adrenal hormones.*
ExcitaPlus, AdreCor, AdreCor with SAMe, AdreCor with Licorice Root

Phenylalanine is converted to the catecholamines in a multi-step enzymatic process.* Phenylalanine can also be converted to phenylethylamine (PEA) by amino acid decarboxylase.* The D-isoform of phenylalanine may enhance endorphin activity by inhibiting enkephalinase, the enzyme responsible for endorphin degradation.* L-phenylalanine stimulates the production of the appetite-suppressing peptide, cholecystokinin (CCK).*
Symotix, Focus DL, Daxitrol Essential

Phosphatidylserine helps maintain cell membrane fluidity and may restore sensitivity to desensitized cortisol receptors within the HPA axis.* SerinAid® is a high- uality preparation of phosphatidylserine-enriched soy lecithin.*
Calm CP, Calm PRT

Rhodiola rosea is a natural product that has been found to decrease the effects of stress and fatigue on mental performance.* These effects have been attributed to the ability of R. rosea extract to influence the levels and activity of monoamine neurotransmitters.*
ExcitaPlus, AdreCor, AdreCor with SAMe, AdreCor with Licorice Root, AdreCor XT, Calm PRT

SAMe (S-adenosyl-L-methionine) acts as a methyl group donor to facilitate the conversion of norepinephrine to epinephrine and the synthesis of monoamine neurotransmitters in the brain.* SAMe supports oxidative stress management, the synthesis of cartilage components, and is important for the regulation of cellular enzyme activity and membrane fluidity.* SAMe has been found to support mood and promotes healthy joints.*
AdreCor with SAMe

Selenium is involved in a number of detoxification pathways.* Selenocysteine is a component of glutathione peroxidase, an enzyme that may behave as an antioxidant to protect tissues against oxidative stress.*
TravaCor, TravaGen, Balance D, Balance D Essential, Calm G, ImmuWell Gen

Taurine is a GABAA agonist and may increase GABA levels by increasing GABA synthesis, preventing GABA breakdown, and blocking GABA reuptake.*
Kavinace, TravaCor, TravaGen, Calm CP, Calm PRT

L-Theanine is an amino acid naturally found in green tea and has been widely studied for its calming effects.* The ability of theanine to reduce over-stimulation is thought to be due to its function as a glutamate receptor (NMDA) antagonist.*
GABA Trex,TravaCor, TravaGen, SeroTrex, Calm G

L-tryptophan is an essential amino acid and a precursor to serotonin.* The conversion of L-tryptophan to serotonin is a two-step process with the intermediary synthesis of 5-HTP being a rate-limiting step.
TravaGen
 
L-tyrosine is an important precursor in the catecholamine pathway and preferentially enhances norepinephrine production.*
ExcitaPlus, SymotiX, AdreCor, AdreCor with SAMe, AdreCor with Licorice Root, AdreCor XT, ImmuWell, ImmuWell Gen

Vitamin A is a fat soluble vitamin involved in ATP synthesis and oxidative phosphorylation for energy support and stress management.*
Oxisol

Vitamin B6 is a required enzymatic cofactor in numerous metabolic processes, including the synthesis of neurotransmitters such as serotonin and dopamine.*
Kavinace, TravaCor, TravaGen, Serene, ExcitaPlus, Balance D, AdreCor, AdreCor with SAMe, AdreCor with Licorice Root, ImmuWell Gen

Vitamin B12 (methylcobalamin) supports methylation pathways including the formation of S-adenosyl-L-methionine (SAMe) and the elimination of the neurotoxic compound homocysteine.*
TravaCor, TravaGen, AdreCor, AdreCor with SAMe, AdreCor with Licorice Root, ImmuWell Gen

Vitamin C is a necessary cofactor in the conversion of dopamine to norepinephrine by the enzyme dopamine β-hydroxylase.* It is also required for the conversion of 5-hydroxytryptophan to serotonin; however, it inhibits peripheral conversion of the monoamines in the GI tract.*
TravaCor, TravaGen, Serene, ExcitaPlus, Balance D, AdreCor, AdreCor with SAMe, AdreCor with Licorice Root, ImmuWell Gen

Vitamin D (cholecalciferol) is a non-essential, fat soluble vitamin source that neutralize ROS.*
Oxisol

Vitamin K (phytonadione and menaquinone) are fat soluble natural forms of vitamin K that activate intracellular antioxidant responses and inhibit production of ROS.*
Oxisol

Zinc is a mineral required for the function of numerous enzymatic pathways.*
TravaCor, TravaGen, ExcitaPlus, AdreCor, AdreCor with SAMe, AdreCor with Licorice Root, AdreCor XT, SymotiX
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