Most of us love a cup (or cauldron!) of coffee in the morning. The caffeine in coffee is a stimulant, giving us the boost of energy we need to begin our day. It bolsters norepinephrine and dopamine in the brain for improved energy, mood, and reaction times. It also blocks adenosine, the chemical your brain produces when you’re tired, so you feel more alert.
Caffeine alone, however, isn’t all good. It can cause “the jitters,” increase feelings of anxiety, increase blood pressure, and when it wears off, the adenosine build-up can make you feel exhausted – the dreaded afternoon “crash.”
Enter Brain Gain, our coffee and mushroom infusion. To offset caffeine’s dark side, we pair it with L-Theanine, a nootropic amino acid that prevents the blood pressure increase and supports a sense of ease, offsetting the anxiety. So you get all the good brain-boosting aspects of caffeine, and none of the downsides.*
What we really want from coffee often boils down to focus and productivity. So to amp up your cognition – and bring more goodness to your day! – we’ve added Lion’s Mane mushroom, which supports brain vitality, focus, and memory. Rounding it all out is Rhodiola, a powerful adaptogen that supports energy, healthy stress levels, and promotes cognitive function.*
“I look forward to hitting the heat 1st thing in the morning (after the prebiotics of course). Brain Gain allows me to keep my morning ritual without giving me jitters and no radical spike like I'd get from the old espresso routine.”
—Amy N. Dec 2021
We buy premium coffee beans above market prices to ensure better revenues to the producers. Our coffee is freshly roasted and ground then sealed in our final infusion blend with nitrogen to ensure freshness. Coffee contains caffeine, which is known to promote energy and focus, as well as antioxidants.
Known to increase cognitive function, reduce inflammation, and promote antioxidant activity, Lion’s Mane Extract is beloved for its many health benefits amongst the fungi family.
Rhodiola Crenulata is an arctic root known to support energy and healthy stress levels, promote cognitive function and cellular and nerve health, and may increase feelings of well-being by easing stress and anxiety.
L-theanine powder is an amino acid, known to help with relaxation. It may also reduce psychological and physiological stress responses while supporting alpha brain waves and calm focus.