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See below a list of supplements that are effective, proven by studies from the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
If a supplement is not on this list, it means we haven't yet found any studies that verify its claimed effects.

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5-HTP
(5-hydroxytryptophan, Serotonin precursor)
7-Keto DHEA
(7-keto, 7-ketodehydroepiandrosterone, 7-ketoDHEA, 7-oxo, 7-oxodehydroepiandrosterone, 7-oxoDHEA)

A


African Geranium
(EPs 7630, Kaloban EPs7630, Pelargonium sidoides, Rabas, South African Geranium, Umckaloabo)
African Wild Mango
(African Bush Mango, African Mango Extract, Dika nut, Irvingia gabonensis)
Agmatine
(Clonidine-displacing substance, Decarboxylated arginine)
Alanylglutamine
(Alanyl-Glutamine, L-Alanyl-L-Glutamine, Sustamine)
Aloe vera
(Aloe Barbadensis)
Alpha-GPC
(Alpha-glycerylphosphorylcholine, Choline Alphoscerate, Glycerophosphocholine, L-alpha-glycerophosphocholin, L-alpha-glyceryl-phosphorylcholine)
Alpha-Lipoic Acid
(1, 2-dithiolane-3-pentanoic acid, ALA, Thioctic acid, Tiolepta)
Amla
(Anwala, Emblica officinalis, Indian gooseberry, Phyllanthus emblica)
Arginine
(L-Arginine)
Arjuna
(Dhavala, Indradru, Kakubha, Nadisarja, Partha, Terminalia arjuna, Veeravriksha)
Artichoke
(Artichoke Extract)
Ashwagandha
(Dunal, Indian Ginseng, Smell of Horse, Solanaceae, Winter Cherry, Withania Somnifera)

B


Bacopa monnieri
(Aindri, Graticola monnieri L., Herpestis monniera L. Kunth., Jalabrahmi, Lysimachia monnieri L. Cent., Thyme-leafed gratiola, Water hyssop)
Banaba Leaf
(Banaba, Crape Myrtle, Lagerstroemia)
Beetroot extract
(Nitrate)
Benfotiamine
(Benzenecarbothioate)
Berberine

Beta-Alanine
(b-alanine, Carnosine precursor, β-alanine)
Bitter apple
(Bitter cucumber, Citrullus colocynthis, Desert gourd)
Black Cohosh
(Black Snake Root, Blackroot, Bugbane, Bugroot, Cimicifuga racemosa, Rattleroot, Snakeroot)
Black cumin
(Ajaji, Black seeds, Fennel flower, Nigella cretica, Nigella sativa, Nutmeg flower, Roman coriander)
Black Turmeric
(Black Galingale, Kaempferia parviflora, Krachai Dum, Thai Ginseng)
Bladderwrack
(Fucus Vesiculosis)
Blueberry
(Blue berries, Blueberries)
Boron

Boswellia serrata
(Gajabhakshya, Indian Frankincense, Salai, Salai Guggul)
Branched Chain Amino Acids
(BCAA, BCAAs)
Bromelain
(Pineapple extract)
Butcher's Broom
(Jew's Myrtle, Knee Holly, Kneeholm, Pettigree, Ruscus aculeatus, Sweet Broom)

C


Caffeine
(Coffee extract, Liquid crack, Tea extract)
Calcium
(Ca, Ca2+, Coral Calcium)
Cane Sugar Extract
(Policosanol)
Caralluma fimbriata
(Slimaluma)
Cat's Claw
(Uncaria tomentosa, Vincaria)
CBD
(Cannabidiol, Epidiolex)
CDP-choline
(Citicholine, Cytidine Diphosphocholine)
Chaste Tree
(Chasteberry, VAC, Vitex agnus castus)
Chia seeds
(Mexican chia, Salba, Salvia hispanica)
Chili extract
(Capsaicin, Capsaicinoids, Hot pepper extract)
Chiretta
(Andrographis paniculata, Chuanxinlian, Creat, Indian Echinacea, Kalmegh, King of Bitters, Lanhelian, Yijianxi)
Chlorella
(Chlorella pyrenoidosa)
Chokeberry
(Aronia melanocarpa, Aronox, Black Apple Berry, RowanBerry)
Chromium

Cissus quadrangularis
(Asthi Shrinkhala, Bone Setter, Harjor)
Citrulline
(L-Citrulline, Stimol, Watermelon extract)
Clary Sage
(Salvia sclarea)
Cocoa Extract
(Cacao extract, Cacao polyphenols, Chocamine, Chocolate polyphenols, Cocoa polyphenols)
Coconut Oil
(Coconut, Cocos nucifera, Medium Chain Triglycerides)
Coenzyme Q10
(4-benzoquinone, CoQ10, Trans 2, Ubiquinol, Ubiquinone)
Coffee
(Liquid gold)
Coffee bean extract
(3-O-caffeoylquinic acid, 5-O-caffeoylquinic acid, Chlorogenic Acid)
Colostrum
(Bovine colostrum, First Milk)
Conjugated Linoleic Acid
(CLA, Rumenic Acid)
Cordyceps
(Aweto, Caterpillar Fungus, Cetepiller Mushroom, Cordyceps Militaris, Cordyceps Sinensis, Summer grass-winter worm, Totsu kasu, Yarchakunbu)
Creatine
(a-methylguanidinoacetic acid, Creatine 2-oxopropanoate, Creatine monohydrate)
Curcumin
(Curcuma, Curcuma Longa, Curry Extract, Diferuloylmethane, JiangHuang, Turmeric extract)

D


D-Aspartic Acid
(DAA, D-AA, D-Aspartate)
D-Serine

Dandelion
(Dandelion extract, Dumble-dor, Huang hua di ding, Lion's teeth, Lion's tooth, Milk daisy, Pisselent, Piss-in-bed, Priest's crown, Taraxacum officinale, White endive, Wild endive)
Devil's Claw
(Duiwelsklou, Grapple plant, Harpagophytum procumbens, Wood Spider)
DHEA
(Dehydroepiandrosterone, Pradesterone, Hydroxyandrosterone, 3β-Hydroxy-5-Androstene-17-one)
Dill
(Anethum graveolens, Lao coriander, Pakchee Lao)
Drumstick Tree
(Akshiva, Ben Oil Tree, Horse Radish Tree, Jiksna gandha, Miracle Tree, Mochak, Moringa oleifera, Moringa pterygosperma, Sahijan, Tree of Life, Zogale)

E


Echinacea
(Brauneria purpurea, Coneflower, Echinacea intermedia, Purple coneflower herb, Red sunflower, Rudbeckia purpurea)
Ecklonia cava

Eleuthero
(Acanthopanax senticosus, Ciwujia, Eleutherococcus senticosus, Siberian ginseng)

F


False Daisy
(Eclipta alba, Karisalankanni, Kehraj, Yerba de tago)
Fenugreek
(Fenugreek seeds, Trigonella foecum-graecum)
Feverfew
(18th century Aspirin, Chrysanthemum parthenium, Featherfew, Leucanthemum parthenium, Matricaria parthenium, Medieval Aspirin, Midsummer daisy, Mutterroot, Nosebleed, Pyrenthrum parthenium, Tanacetum parthenium, Wild Chamomile)
Fish Oil
(DHA, Docosahexaenoic Acid, Eicosapentaenoic Acid, EPA, N-3 Fatty Acids, Omega 3, Omega-3, Omega-3 fatty acids)
Folic Acid
(Folate, Pteroyl L-glutamic acid, Vitamin B9)
Forskolin
(6beta, Coleonol, Coleus forskohlii)

G


Garlic
(Ail, Ajo, Allium sativum, Camphor of the poor, Da suan, Lasun, Stinking Rose, Vegetable Viagra)
Ginger
(Zingiber officinale Roscoe, Zingiberaceae)
Ginkgo biloba
(Gingko, Maidenhair, Rökan, Tanakan, Tebonin)
Ginseng
(Mountain Ginseng, Panax, Panax ginseng, True Ginseng, Wild Ginseng)
Glucosamine

Glutamine
(L-Glutamine)
Glycine
(2-Aminoacetic acid)
Gotu kola
(Brahmi, Centella asiatica, Indian Pennywort, Jal Brahmi, Mandukaparni, Tsubokusa)
Grains of Paradise
(Aframomum melegueta, Alligator pepper, Guinea grain, Guinea pepper, Melegueta pepper)
Grape Seed Extract
(GSE, Oligomeric Procyanidins, OPC-3, Procyanidin)
Green Coffee Extract

Green Tea Extract
(Camellia sinensis, Green Tea Catechins, GTE)
Guduchi
(Amrita, Giloe, Giloya, Makabuhay, Tinospora cordifolia)
Guggul
(16-dione, 17-diene-3, Commiphora mukul, Commiphora Wightii, Guggulsterones, Pregna-4)

H


Hemp Protein
(Cannabis sativa, Hemp, Hempseed meal)
Hesperidin
(G-hesperidin, Glucosyl hesperidin, Hesperitin, Hesperitin glycoside, Hesperitin-7-O-rutinoside, Vitamin P)
HMB
(Beta-hydroxy-beta-methylbutyrate, Hydroxy-MethylButyrate)
Holy Basil
(Green Tulsi, Ocimum sanctum, Ocimum tenuiflorum, Sacred Basil, Tulsi)
Hoodia gordonii
(Hoodia, Slimming cactus, Stapelia gordonii, Trichocaulon gordonii, Veldkos)
Horny Goat Weed
(Epidemium, Fairy Wings, Herba Epimdii, Icariin, Rowdy Lamb Herb, Yinyanghuo)
Horse Chestnut
(Aesculus hippocastanum, Conker tree, Rosskastanie, Venostasin)
Huang Qi
(Astragalus, Astragalus membranaceus, Danggui buxue tang, DBT, Huangqi, Membranous milk-vetch root, Ogi, TA-65, TAT2)

I


Inositol
(Cyclohexanehexol, Myoinositol)
Iodine

Iron

J


Japanese Knotweed
(Fleeceflower, Huzhang, Itadori, Monkeyweed, Polygonum Cuspidatum, Polygonum Japonicus)
Jiaogulan
(Giao-Co-Lam, Gynostemma pentaphyllum, Jiao Gu-lan, Southern Ginseng)
Jujube
(Chinese Date, Da Zao, Ziziphus Jujuba)

K


Kanna
(Channa, Kougoed, Sceletium tortuosum)
Kava
(Ava Pepper, Awa, Intoxicating Pepper, Kava Kava, Kava Pepper, Piper methysticum, Rauschpfeffer, Sakau, Tonga, Wurzelstock, Yangona)
Kelp
(Ascophyllum nodosum, Egg Wrack, Rockweed)
Korean Black Raspberry
(Bokbunja, Cha tian pao, Rubi Fructus, Rubus coreanus, Rubus tokkura)
Krill Oil
(Euphausiacea superba)
Kudzu
(Gegen, Pueraria lobata)
Kutki
(Katuki, Kurro, Kutkin, Picrolax, Picroliv, Picrorhiza kurroa, Picrorhiza scrophulariiflora)

L


L-Carnitine
(Acetylcarnitine, Acetyl-L-Carnitine, ALCAR, Glycine Propionyl-L-Carnitine, GPLC, L-Carnitine-L-Tartrate, LCLT, Levacecarnine, Levocarnitine)
L-DOPA
(4-dihydroxyphenylalanine, L-3, Levodopa)
L-Tyrosine

Lactobacillus reuteri
(ATCC 55730, ATCC PTA 6475, DSM 17938, NCIMB 30242)
Lavender

Lemon Balm
(Bee balm, Erva-cidreira, Garden Balm, Melissa, Melissa officinalis, Melissengeist)
Leucic Acid
(Alpha-Hydroxy-isocaproic acid, DL-alpha-Hydroxy-isocaproic acid, HICA)
Leucine
(L-Leucine)
Licorice
(Glycyrrhiza, Glycyrrhiza Glabra, Glycyrrhiza Uralensis, Liquorice, Yashtimadhu)
Lion's Mane
(Hedgehog Mushroom, Hericium erinaceus, Houtou, Igelstachelbart, Monkey's Head, Pom Pom Blanc, Satyr’s Beard, Yamabushitake)

M


Maca
(Lepidium meyenii, Maca root, Peruvian Ginseng)
Magnesium

Magnolia Bark Extract
(Honokiol, Magnolia officinalis, Magnolol, Saiboku-to)
Medium-chain triglycerides
(MCT oil, MCTs, Medium-chain fatty acids)
Melatonin
(Circadin, Melatol, Melatonex, Melatonine, Melovine, N-Acetyl-5-Methoxytryptamine)
Microlactin
(Hyperimmune Milk)
Milk Protein

Milk Thistle
(Blessed Virgin thistle, Carduus Marianus, Christ’s crown, Heal thistle, Holy thistle, Marian thistle, Mary thistle, Our Lady’s thistle, Silybum marianum, Sow thistle, St Mary’s thistle, Variegated Thistle, Venue thistle, Wild Artichoke)
Minoxidil
(Rogaine)
MSM
(Methylsulfonylmethane)

N


N-Acetylcysteine
(NAC, N-Ac, N-Acetyl Cysteine)
Nattokinase
(Natto extract, NSK-SD, Orokinase, Subtilisin NAT)
Noopept
(GVS-111, Noopeptide, Ноопепт)

O


Octopamine
(Norfenefrine, Norphen, Norsympatol, Norsynephrine, P-hydroxyphenylethanolamine, β-hydroxytyramine)
Olive leaf extract
(Olive polyphenols)
Oregano
(Oil of Oregano, Origanum vulgare, Wild Marjoram)
Ornithine
(L-Ornithine)
Orthosiphon stamineus
(Cats whiskers, Cay bac, Java, Kumis kucing, Misai kucing, Moustaches de chat, Rau meo, Remujung, Yaa nuat maeo)
Oxiracetam
(ISF-2522)

P


Patchouli
(Patchouly, Patchy, Pogostemon cablin)
Peppermint
(Mentha balsamea, Mentha piperita, Menthol)
Phenylpiracetam
(Carphedon, Phenotropil)
Piracetam
(2-Oxo-1-pyrrolidine, Fezam, Memotopril, Pyracetam, Pyrrolidone acetamide, UCB6215)
Polypodium leucotomos
(Anapsos, Cabbage palm fern, Calaguala, Golden Polybody, Golden serpent fern, Phlebodium aureum)
Pomegranate Extract
(Pomegranate Juice, Punica Granatum L., Punicalagins)
Pomegranate Seed Oil
(Punicic Acid)
Pramiracetam
(CI879, CI-879)
PRL-8-53

PS
(Phosphatidylserine)
Psyllium
(Ispaghula, Metamucil, Plantago, Plantago ovata, Plantago psyllium, Psyllium Fiber, Psyllium Husk)
Pterostilbene

Pueraria mirifica
(White Kwao Krua)
Pycnogenol
(Pine Bark Extract, Pine Bark Procyanidins, Procyanidins)
Pygeum

Pyrroloquinoline quinone
(Methoxatin, PQQ)
Pyruvate

R


Raspberry Ketone

Red Clover Extract
(Biochanin A, Formononetin Promensil, Menoflavon, Trifolium pratense)
Reishi
(10,000 years mushroom, Antlered Reishi, Ganoderma lucidum, Ganoderma spores, Lingzhi, Mannamtake, Mushroom of Immortality, Rokkaku-Reishi, Yeongji)
Resveratrol
(Red Wine Extract)
Rhodiola Rosea
(Arctic Root, Golden Root, Rhidola, Rhodiola Rhizome, Rosavin, Rosenroot)
Rooibos
(Aspalathus linearis, Red Bush Tea)
Rose Essential Oil
(Rosa alba, Rosa centifolia, Rosa damascena, Rosa gallica, Rose, Rose Oil)
Rose Hip
(Cynosbati fructus, Dog Rose, Fructae cynosbati, Rosa canina)
Roselle
(Hibiscus sabdariffa, Isakpa, Krachiap daeng, Sour Tea)
Rosemary Extract
(Perilla Extract, Perilla Frutescens extract, Rosmarinic Acid, Rosmarinus Officinalis Extract)
Royal Jelly

S


Safflower Oil
(Carthamus tinctorius)
Saffron
(Crocus sativus)
Salacia reticulata
(Kothala himbutu)
SAME
(Ademethionine, Adomet, S-Adenosyl Methionine, S-adenosyl-L-methionine)
Sarcosine
(Methylglycine, N-methylgycine)
Saw Palmetto
(Serenoa Repens)
Schisandra chinensis
(Chinese Magnolia Vine, Gomishi, Lemonwood, Matsbouza, Northern Magnolia Vine, Omija, Omija Cha, Repnihat, Wuweizi)
Sea Buckthorn
(Hippophae rhamnoides)
Seaweed Extract
(Fuco, Fucothin, Fucoxanthin, Undaria Pinnatifida)
Selenium

Senna alexandria
(Daio)
Serrapeptase
(Serralysin, Serratia E-15, Serratiaprotease, Serratiopeptidase, Silk worm enzymes)
Sesamin

Shilajit
(Brag-shun, Jew's Pitch, Mineral Pitch, Mineral Wax, Moomio, Mumie, Mumijo, Mumiyo, Salajeet, Shilajita)
Sodium Bicarbonate
(Baking Soda, Bicarb, Bicarbonate)
Soy lecithin

Spirulina

Stephania tetrandra
(Fangchi, Hang Fang Chi, Hangfangji)
Stevia
(Rebaudioside A, Rebiana, Steviol, Steviol glycosides, Stevioside, Sugarleaf, Sweetleaf)
Stinging Nettle
(Common Nettle, Greater Nettle, Ortica, Radix Urticae, Tsuknida, Urtica dioica)
Synephrine
(Bitter Orange, p-synephrine, Citrus Aurantium)

T


Taurine
(2-aminoethane sulphonic acid, L-Taurine)
Theaflavins

Theanine
(5-N-Ethyl-Glutamine, L-Theanine)
TMG
(Betaine, Glycine betaine, Lycine, Oxyneurine, Trimethylglycine)
Tongkat Ali
(Cay Ba Binh, Eurycoma Longifolia Jack, Langir Siam, Longjack, Longjax, Malaysian Ginseng, Pasak Bumi, Tung Sawa)
Trehalose

Tribulus terrestris
(Protodioscin, Puncturevine, Trib)
TTA
(Tetradecyl Thioacetic Acid)
TUDCA
(Tauroursodeoxycholic Acid)
Turkey Tail Mushroom
(Coriolus versicolor, Polyporus versicolor, Trametes versicolor)

U


Uridine
(UDP, UMP)
Ursolic Acid
(Apple peel extract)

V


Valerian
(Valeriana officinalis)
Vanadium

Velvet Antler
(Cervus, Deer Antler, Deer Velvet Antler, Elk Velvet Antler, Lu Jiao Pan)
Velvet Bean
(Agbara, Cowitch, Karara, Mucuna pruriens, Werepe)
Vinpocetine
(Cavinton, Ethyl apovincaminate, Periwinkle Extract, Vinca Minor, Vincamine)
Vitamin A
(Beta-carotene, Retinal, Retinoic acid, Retinol, Tretinoin)
Vitamin B1
(Thiamine)
Vitamin B12
(5-deoxyadenosylcobalamin, Adenosylcobalamin, Cobalamin, Cobamamide, Cyanocobalamin, Dibencozide, Hydroxocobalamin, Methylcobalamin)
Vitamin B2
(Riboflavin)
Vitamin B3
(B3, Niacin)
Vitamin C
(2-oxo-L-threo-hexono-1, 3-enediol, 4-lactone-2, Ascorbate, Ascorbic Acid, L-ascorbic acid)
Vitamin D
(Cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3), Ergocalciferol (Vitamin D2))
Vitamin E
(Tocopherols, Tocotrienols)
Vitamin K
(Menaquinone, Menatetrenone, MK-4, MK-7, Phylloquinone, Phytonadione)

W


Watercress
(Nasturtium officinale)
Whey Protein
(Hydrolyzed whey, Whey, Whey concentrate, Whey hydrolysate, Whey isolate, Whey protein powder)
White Mulberry
(Karayamaguwa, Morus alba, Ramulus Mori, Sang-Bai-Pi, Sohakuhi)

Y


Yacon
(Aicama, Diet potato, Jicama, Smallanthus sonchifolius, Yacon potato, Yacon strawberry, Yacon Syrup)
Yakult
(Lactobacillus casei)
Yerba mate
(Aquifoliaceae, Ilex paraguariensis, Mate plant, St. Hilaire)
Yohimbine
(Corynanthe Yohimbe, Pausinystalia Yohimbe, Yohimbe, Yohimbe Bark)
Yuan Zhi
(Chinese Senega, Polygala tenuifolia)