The nootropics (from nous mind and tropos bend) or nootropics are drugs , the drugs , plants and various substances having an action of modulation of physiology and psychology involving cognitive increase and that no or relatively little effect Health hazards at standard doses. Nootropics are promoted in transhumanism as a general means of improving living conditions, or for specific purposes, such as increased motivation.
Since the year 2000, more substances (eg, rivastigmine , the galantamine or aniracetam) are used to delay the onset of some cognitive symptoms in Alzheimer’s disease.
Nootropes are drugs extracted from different sources such as the Ginkgo biloba plant . Their effectiveness in diseases such as Alzheimer ‘s disease is not yet proven.