As a brain enhancing supplement nootropics are quite popular in UK and various other parts of the world. However, many people are afraid about the legal status of nootropic compound in UK and hence they cannot take the benefit of this supplement. Nootropic word is derived from Greek language and was developed by Dr. Corneliu E. Giurgea, who was a Romanian scientist. He came out with Piracetam during early sixties, which can enhance our cognitive ability.
Nootropics contain many different nutrients, supplements of more than 150 different compounds. Therefore, in UK it is very confusing for them to know, which compound they are allowed to purchase. Now there is wide variety available in the market and hence it is very difficult to classify them under nootropics.
Most of the nootropics now consists of various vitamins, herbal supplements, minerals, and also different prescription and non prescription drugs. That is the reason in country like UK it is yet to get formal recognition.
Vitamins and Minerals
Most of the vitamins and minerals used in nootropics are readily available in various UK food stores. Therefore, most of the users are aware about their health consequences, if taken in excess. However, if you take nootropics as per the recommended dosage then it is considered to be safe.
Some of the common vitamins and minerals used in the nootropics are listed on this page are available in various shops and stores in UK. In case, it is not available then it can be imported from USA too.
In UK, you can buy herbal supplements without any prescription. You can get them either from any health food shops or you can buy them from online store. Herbal supplements can produce desired results within 2 to 6 weeks and hence you cannot add them in your stack for getting quick result.
In nootropic stack some of the herbal supplements used are Bacopa Monnieri, Huperzine A, Vinpocetine, Ginko Biloba. These supplements can be purchased in UK without any prescription or can also be imported.
Nootropic drug for UK
Among the most popular nootropic drug Racetams are well known all over the world. Among Racetams, Piracetam is most popular one and sold in UK under prescription. The other Racetams are Oxiracetam, Aniracetam, Pramiracetam, and Noopept, which you can buy or import without prescription. You can also use Piracetam however you need to show the prescription.