COGNITEX WITH BRAIN SHIELD - Life Extension - 90 Softgels

COGNITEX WITH BRAIN SHIELD - Life Extension - 90 Softgels
Item# LEF01896
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COGNITEX WITH BRAIN SHIELD - Life Extension - 90 Softgels

Cognitex® with Brain Shield™ - 90 softgels, Item# 01896

This formula replaces Cognitex with Neuroprotection Complex

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Brain decline affects all aging humans. Scientific studies demonstrate more youthful cognition and memory in response to the proper nutrients. Cognitex® provides the following brain boosting ingredients in one advanced formula:

  • Gastrodin acts as a "brain shield," calming brain cells and helping to protect against oxidant, inflammatory, and excitatory damage. Gastrodin's multiple modes of action work together to improve circulation and shield the brain from age-related insults.1-3
  • Alpha-glyceryl phosphoryl choline boosts levels of acetylcholine; a neurotransmitter that enables brain cells to communicate. Acetylcholine is intimately involved in memory and learning. Acetylcholine levels markedly decline as humans age past 30.
  • Vinpocetine enhances circulation, oxygenation, electrical conductivity of brain cells, and helps protect against cerebral hypoperfusion.
  • Hops and rosemary have all shown to help suppress inflammatory cytokines.
  • Wild blueberry extract has been shown to inhibit oxidative and inflammatory changes in brain cells believed to be involved in memory decline.
  • The ability of phosphatidylserine (PS) to improve cognitive skills has been extensively studied. PS exerts significant benefit for cognition, especially those functions that tend to decline with age, including memory, learning, vocabulary skills, and concentration.
  • Ashwagandha inhibits an enzyme (acetylcholinesterase) that breaks down acetylcholinein the brain. 
  • Grape seed extract improves blood vessel tone and elasticity, thus boosting cerebral oxygen flow.
  • Uridine-5'-monophosphate (UMP) is a compound naturally found in the milk of nursing mothers and is essential to humans when brains are the youngest. Uridine-5'-monophosphate also supports superior cognitive function in aging adults.

Supplement Facts

Serving Size: 3 softgels

Servings Per Container: 30

Amount per Serving

Alpha-Glyceryl Phosphoryl Choline (A-GPC)

600 mg

Phosphatidylserine [from Sharp-PS®]

100 mg

Brain Shield™ (Gastrodin)

50 mg


20 mg

Leucoselect® grape extract (seed)

150 mg

BlueActiv™ Wild blueberry extract (fruit)

150 mg

Sensoril® Ashwagandha extract (root and leaf) [providing 10 mg withanolide glycoside conjugates]

125 mg

Uridine-5'-Monophosphate (disodium)

50 mg

Proprietary NeuroProtection Complex Blend

125 mg

Perluxan® Hops standardized extract (cones),

Rosemary standardized extract (leaf)

Other ingredients: safflower oil, gelatin, glycerin, purified water, sunflower lecithin, sorbitol, carob color, maltodextrin, silica, modified food starch.

Contains soybeans.

Leucoselect® is a registered trademark of Indena S.p.A.
Perluxan® is used with permission.
Sensoril® is protected under US Patents Nos. 6,153,198 and 6,713,092 and is a registered trademark of Natreon, Inc.
Sharp-PS® is a registered trademark of Enzymotec Ltd.

Dosage and Use: Take three softgels in the morning with or without food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.

Caution: If you are taking anti-coagulant or anti-platelet medications, or have a bleeding disorder, consult your healthcare provider before taking this product.


1. Hsieh MT et al. J Ethnopharmacol. 1997;56(1):45-54.
2. Zhang Z et al. J Huazhong Univ Sci Technolog Med Sci. 2011;31(1):120-7.
3. Liu X, Wang M. Molecular Neurodegeneration. 2012;7(Suppl 1):S15.

Study Abstract: Gastrodin

p-Hydroxybenzyl alcohol attenuates learning deficits in the inhibitory avoidance task: Involvement of serotonergic and dopaminergic systems

Wu C.-R.; Hsieh M.-T.; Liao J. Taiwan

Chinese Journal of Physiology (Taiwan), 1996, 39/4 (265-273)

p-Hydroxybenzyl alcohol (HBA), an aglycone of gastrodin, is an active ingredient of Gastrodia elata B(LUME). In this study, we investigated the action of HBA on acquisition of an inhibitory avoidance response in rats and used piracetam as a positive control. The results indicated that scopolamine, a cholinergic receptor antagonist, injected before training impaired retention. HBA did not attenuate the scopolamine-induced impairment, but piracetam did. p-Chloroamphetamine, a serotonin releaser, injected before training impaired retention. HBA at 5 mg/kg and piracetam at 100 mg/kg could counteract the p-chloroamphetamine-induced deficit. Apomorphine, a dopaminergic receptor agonist, also impaired retention. HBA at 5 mg/kg and piracetam at 300 mg/kg could ameliorate the apomorphine-induced amnesia. The above results indicated that HBA, different from piracetam, can attenuate impairments induced by p-chloroamphetamine and apomorphine, but had no effect on impairment induced by scopolamine in an inhibitory avoidance task in rats. Such findings suggest that HBA may act through suppressing dopaminergic and serotonergic activities and thus improves learning.

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