10yrs or More
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Brilliant Mind is advertised as an advanced formula which will increase memory and focus in 1 hour. The manufacturer, Healthy Directions sells Brilliant Mind under the “Dr. Susan Lark” brand, a line of products particularly designed to target women health needs. The line also includes weight loss products, skin care formulas, energizers, PMS removal symptoms and other targeted products.
This supplement is designed to address several issues that concern neuro-cognitive function, including increased mental sharpness and acuity, improved attention and focus capacity, enhanced mental energy, increased speed decision making and better brain performance altogether.
Side benefits of the formula include increased mental sharpness, acuity and decision making, as well as improved focus and attention, mental energy. Brilliant Mind is for adults use only. The formula contains soy therefore people with soy allergies should avoid use. The supplement is caffeine free, making this supplement a choice for a large base of consumers.
The manufacturer advises that people taking Warfarin or other blood thinning products, pregnant and lactating women should consult a health care professional before taking Brilliant Mind.
Brilliant Mind Ingredients
Brilliant Mind includes the following ingredients: Thiamine (as mononitrate, Vitamin B6, Folic Acid, Vitamin B12 (as methylcobalamin, Pantothenic Acid, Virtiva® Phytosome (Phosphatidylseine (from soy) and Gingko Extract (leaf)), L-Tyrosine, Taurine, Gelatin, Magnesium stearate, and Silicon dioxide.
Brilliant Mind is a mixture of Vitamins, amino-acids and herbs designed to help increase memory, focus, mental sharpness and energy in less than 1 hour. The formula features the proprietary blend Virtiva, a blend of Phosphatidylserine and Ginkgo Biloba Extract. The Virtiva blend is a registered trademark of Indena S.p.A. A double-blind, placebo-controlled study showed that Virtiva hast the ability to increase quality and speed of memory performance. The blend has even proven superior to other Ginkgo Biloba supplements, with study participants reporting better reaction speed and faster result usually associated with Ginkgo Biloba.
The B vitamins B1, B5, B6, B12 and Folic acid are all essential to normal body function and to brain health in particular. Thiamin for instance can enhance energy levels at cellular level and helps promotes healthy brain function and mood by affecting the synthesis of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine. Vitamin B6 is involved in two other important neurotransmitters synthesis which impact mood and motivation levels, particularly Dopamine and serotonin.
No consumer reviews could be identified online. The manufacturer recommends taking 2 capsules once daily as needed. The manufacturer claims no side effects are associated to the formula.
- All company products are covered by a 90-day money back guarantee;
- Produced under Standard Operating Procedures and Good Manufacturing Practices regulations;
- This is a caffeine free formula;
- The supplement contains a superior fast acting Ginkgo Biloba extract (the Virtiva blend);
- The formula is claimed to produce effects in as little as 1 hour.
- The formula contains potentially allergic soy;
- Pregnant and nursing women are not allowed to use the formula;
- There are potential interaction with blood thinning medication;
- No consumer reviews are available to evaluate effectiveness.
Brilliant Mind contains B vitamins, amino-acids and a powerful patented blend of Ginkgo Biloba and Phosphatidylserine mixed in a formula which primarily promotes increased memory and focus functions. Hypothetically, the formula should accomplish its purpose and help people with mental energy, acuity, alertness, concentration and memory, health benefits usually associated to the main ingredients of the formula. However, in the absence of any consumer testimonial, it is very difficult to assess the product’s actual effectiveness and any side effects no mentioned by the manufacturer.
The formula is caffeine free, making it a good choice for those sensitive to caffeine and other stimulants. It however contains soy, a potentially allergenic formula, and may also interact with blood thinning medication. All things considered, we recommend caution and advise you to consult a healthcare provider prior to use.