Addium is advertised as a brain-enhancing supplement that increases mental focus, energy and brain power. The ingredients include some natural plant-based substances derived from the lesser periwinkle, waterhyssop and toothed clubmoss, the amino acids tyrosine, GABA ,and Alpha GPC created synthetically. The product claims to contribute to improving the performance of certain neurotransmitters and receptors that are necessary for the optimum functioning of the brain. It is a better alternative to some smart drugs and energy drinks that only last for a short while. Those who take this supplement report of having increasing levels of concentration and energy. It helps them with studying and performing their busy jobs more effectively.
Although addium appears harmless and contains primarily natural ingredients, it can be addictive. The ingredient Huperzine A which is extracted from the Chinese herb known as the toothed clubmoss can cause heart disease, epilepsy, gastrointestinal blockage, lung conditions or urinary tract and reproductive system blockages. The other ingredients in Addium also have their side effects. It should, therefore, be taken with extreme caution and only for a short period of time. It is also worth remembering that most of the beneficial ingredients in this product can easily be obtained through a healthy, well-balanced diet and lifestyle.