What would the new year be without one of those cliche posts reviewing the past year? To kick off 2020, I decided it would be a good idea to revisit everything I tried in 2019, so I present to you The best supplements, herbs and nootropics of 2019. This post might have some things you’ve […]
The "CILTEP" Stack
"CILTEP" is actually a trademark of Natural Stacks LLC. As an acronym it stands for "Chemically-Induced Long TErm Potentiation."
The stack is "open source" meaning the blend is not proprietary and anyone can access it or even make their own version of it. It was originally devised by Abelard Lindsay with some helpful improvements by members of the Longecity forums. It is essentially a combination of artichoke extract, forskolin, and a few dopamine-boosting nutritional substances, intended to promote focus, wakefulness and general cognitive improvement.
Though user experiences may vary due to expectations skewed by marketing hyperbole, some ingredients in the stack seem to have some merit on their own, like ALCAR.
On the ‘net you’ll find a lot of hype about Natural Stacks’ CILTEP® (“CILTEP” being a registered trademark of Natural Stacks LLC, and not just a generic acronym). 1 If you aren’t familiar with the “CILTEP” stack, it’s a reportedly nootropic blend of herbs and nutrients first devised at the Longecity forum by Abelard Lindsay […]
If you don’t know what this is, please read my post comparing Natural Stacks’ CILTEP® with Powder City’s Artichoke Extract and Forskolin stack. I haven’t tried Natural Stacks’ version, but the two products are fairly similar and based on the same blend, and in that post I briefly touch upon why you may want to […]
In the pursuit of alternatives to racetam nootropics, I recently acquired the 30-day Uridine stack and the Artichoke + Forskolin stack (Similar to the popular “CILTEP”) from Powder City to give them each a try. I decided that for each stack I would create some actual “normal” benchmarks that would hopefully shed some light on […]