ingredients backed by research
Curious about what's in our mind-enhancing cocktails? You've landed in the right spot. It's not mere intuition or "ancient wisdom", but ingredients grounded in solid research. Our founder, Fay, has spent years unearthing components that offer that feel-good buzz while also enhancing your mind.
Say goodbye to nasty brain fog and embrace a smarter way to unwind.
our buz-worthy ingredients
Ashwagandha, known as "Indian Ginseng", is a renown Ayurvedic herb with possible anti-anxiety, anti-stress, and immune-boosting benefits. Research backs its use in Ayurvedic medicine to enhance strength, vitality, and well-being for both men and women.
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5-HTP, or 5-Hydroxytryptophan, is a key amino acid in serotonin production. It's a biological step away from being serotonin itself, and when it enters the brain, it's thought to swiftly elevate brain serotonin. But that's not all. 5-HTP might enhance melatonin levels, often supressed by late-night screens and party lights.
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Rhodiola Rosea, an adaptogenic herb with centuries of medicinal use in northern cultures, is celebrated for reducing stress and boosting energy in stressed but healthy individuals. It modulates neurotransmitters like dopamine, serotonin, and adrenaline, offering both cognitive stimulation and emotional calm.
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Panax Ginseng, a medicinal herb with millennia of use, contains "ginsenosides" offering anti-inflammatory, neurorestorative, and anti-depressive benefits. Its active compounds boost BDNF, the "miracle grow" for neurons, in brain areas like the hippocampus and prefrontal cortex.
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Guaraná is a fruiting plant native to the Amazon Basin. Guaraná contains a variety of active components such as xanthines (a class of compounds related to caffeine) and antioxidants like catechin and epicatechin.
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Pyridoxine is a form of vitamin B6 found in foods like chickpeas, tuna, and bananas. Vitamin B6 functions as a cofactor in the synthesis of the neurotransmitters GABA - the main ‘calming’ neurotransmitter - and dopamine. Pyridoxine works synergistically with other ingredients in Bonbuz formulations to increase levels of these neurotransmitters in the brain.
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Reishi, also known as Lingzhi, is a fungus native to East Asia historically used in Traditional Chinese medicine. In certain contexts, such as in individuals reporting neurological fatigue, it may possess anti-fatiguing properties.
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GABA, an inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain, helps counteract neuronal over-excitation and is decreased during stress. Contrary to past belief that it couldn't cross the blood-brain barrier and was non-psychoactive, newer studies suggest GABA supplements can indirectly produce GABAergic effects in the brain.
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L-Theanine is a naturally occurring amino acid analog responsible for the calming effects of green tea. Theanine works by blocking excitatory receptors in the brain while promoting neuronal growth and repair. Several studies have characterised theanine as a non-sedating and anxiety-reducing compound with nootropic qualities.
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Maca is a plant native to the Andese mountains reported to have aphrodisiac properties. Maca has been shown to increase sexual desire without altering hormonal status.