Unlike dietary choline, Citicoline is a form of choline that is able to easily cross the blood brain barrier. This means it can act as an efficient donor of choline to the brain where it is valuable as an essential precursor building block to neuron structures, and the cholinergic neurotransmitters acetylcholine and phosphatidylcholine, as well as the methyl donor betaine.
Citicoline is also a donor of from the Cytidine bonded molecule. Uridine is an essential precursor building block to DNA & RNA, neuron structures, and cholinergic neurotransmitters. It also acts on PY2Y receptors for increased nerve growth signalling, as well as promoting dopamine and acetylcholine release.
Citicoline is popular for:
Supporting Focus & Memory;
Supporting Neurogenesis & Long-term Brain Health;
Supporting Healthy REM Sleep.
Supporting Genomic Integrity;
As a dietary supplement, takeONE to THREE capsulesthroughout the day. Pairs well alongside a source of caffeine (ie. Coffee), Uridine Monophosphate, and Huperzine to boost focus effects.
If you're keen for some further reading on Citicoline, below are a few research articles we frequently recommend as an introduction.