10yrs or More
|HCF Quality (4.8)||(4.8)|
|Ultimate Focus (3.7)||(3.7)|
|Herbal Extract Memory Complex (3.2)||(3.2)|
|Pro Health Think Clear (3.0)||(3.0)|
|Be Mindful (2.9)||(2.9)|
|Yummi Bears Organics Brain Health (2.5)||(2.5)|
Think Clear is advertised as the most advanced cognitive support formula available on the market. Its manufacturer, Pro-Health, is a company founded in 1988 which manufactures treatments and formulas targeting a large number of health issues ranging from memory and brain supplements to kidney health or cholesterol products.
According to the manufacturer, the formula is a four ingredients mixture of Ginkgo Biloba, Huperzine A, DHA, and Vinpocetine which synergistically work together to enhance circulation and oxygen flow to the brain, therefore promoting optimal cell health and supporting information transmission from cell to cell.
These four core ingredients have been extensively researched and proven, to different extents, to positively impact memory and cognitive functions.
Although the manufacturer does not mention who the product is supposed to help specifically, it does issue a restraint for patients under blood thinners or who have a history of heart attacks/strokes, as well as for people under the age of eighteen, pregnant or lactating women.
Think Clear Ingredients
Think Clear includes the following ingredients: DHA Powder (from algae oil), Ginkgo Biloba leaf extract (standardized at 24% ginkgoflavonglycosides and 6% terpene lactones), Vinpocetine (Vinca minor) and Huperzine A (Huperzia serrata), Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose, rice flour, magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide and water.
Think Clear is a mixture herbal ingredients and DHA, an Omega-3 fatty acid. The herbal ingredients are highly popular ingredients with potent memory and brain enhancing properties.
Huperzine A is a substance purified from a plant called Chinese club moss and is the result of a lot of laboratory manipulation. The substance is commonly used in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, and for memory and learning enhancement, as well as to counteract the effects of age-related memory impairment. Huperzine A works by increasing levels of acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter essential for the functioning of the Central Nervous System.
Ginkgo Biloba acts as an antioxidant and is commonly used for its ability to enhance circulation throughout the body and brain, thus making oxygen available to the brain and other organs.
Vinpocetine is an extract of the Periwinkle plant. It is believed that it has the ability to enhance blood circulation in the brain; therefore it is commonly used in products aimed at treating conditions that affect learning, memory and information processing skills caused by aging.
The manufacturer issues a warning for people on blood thinning medication, people under the age of 18, pregnant and nursing women, otherwise, it does not mention any potential side effects. Individual ingredients, however, have been linked to side effects.
The recommended daily dosage is 2 capsules taken with meals.
- Good consumer reviews
- Generally safe core ingredients
- Gluten, yeast, and sugar-free formula
- A rather small price ($20 for a month’s supply)
- No side effects mentioned by the manufacturer although some of the ingredients have been associated to potential side effects
- No money-back guarantee available
Think Clear is one of the many formulas on the market advertised as a natural cognitive functions support. The ingredients are four of the most popular herbal ingredients available today. The manufacturer does not detail any differentiation points of Think Clear in comparison to products claiming similar benefits. Consumer testimonials do however praise the formula’s effectiveness, although the combination has not been tested so far.
The product does not contain gluten or sugar making it a viable choice for people with diabetes or gluten sensitivity. Still, for precautionary reasons, it is our strong recommendation that a specialist is consulted prior to beginning treatment.