Thorne Memoractiv is a vegetarian formula designed to promote brain health. The supplement is advertised as a unique combination of memory enhancing researched herbs and ingredients.
According to the manufacturer, the core benefits of Thorne Memoractiv are support of the cognitive function, memory, learning and focus enhancement.
This formula is the product of a company with over 25 years of business experience, which claims it is a quality standards setter in the dietary supplement industry. Thorne Research states its products are included in over a dozen of clinical trials and are proud to be among the most trusted manufacturers by healthcare practitioners.
The product is not recommended for people with a history of hypersensitivity, individuals on anticoagulant therapy (due to the fact that some of its ingredients have anticoagulant properties) or pregnant women.
Thorne Memoractiv Ingredients
Thorne Memoractiv includes the following ingredients: Acetyl-L-Carnitine (as Acetyl-L-Carnitine Chloride), Ginkgo Phytosome* (Ginkgo biloba (leaf) / Phosphatidylserine complex), Bacopa extract (leaf), (Bacopa monnieri) , Phosphatidylserine Isolate, Vinpocetine .
Thorne Memoractiv is a vegetarian formula based on a mixture of herbal ingredients. Its core ingredient is Ginkgo Biloba, found in combination with Phosphatidylserine, a complex trademarked as Virtiva. According to the manufacturer, this complex has the advantage that it is has greater efficiency comparatively with the same quantity of Ginkgo Biloba as an individual ingredient.
Ginkgo Biloba is best known for its properties in increasing mental alertness, reaction time, memory, and cognition functions of the brain.
Phosphatidylserine has been clinically studied and proven effective in enhancing learning and recall capabilities in middle-adged adults and elderly people suffering from cognitive decline related to aging.
Bacopa Monieri is a plant heavily used in Ayurvedic medicine, shown to have neuroprotective properties and help memory and learning processes by increasing the level of the essential neurotransmitter GABA.
The manufacturer recommends 2 capsules taken two to three times daily or as recommended by a health-care practitioner.
The product has not been evaluated by the FDA, and there are few consumer reviews to back up the claimed benefits.
- Unique combination of ingredients (according to the manufacturer)
- clinically tested ingredients
- The manufacturer has good reputation and long experience in the industry
- The supplement is not FDA approved
- Few consumer reviews available
- Anticoagulant ingredients which make the product contraindicated in several blood related conditions
Thorne Memoractiv is marketed as an unique, comprehensive formula effective in promoting increased better brain functions. According to the manufacturer, the product contains the researched nutrients and botanicals combined in a product which supports cognitive function, eases the learning process and improves memory and focus.
The manufacturer claims all its ingredients have been the subject of clinical trials and proven to be effective in brain related activities, although it does not support its claims with actual evidence or provide research methodology and results.
The lack of testimonials and the lack of practical evidence of the tests results should be taken in consideration. It is therefore our advice to seek the advice of a healthcare professional before using the supplement.