Lithium is an alkali metal, naturally present in trace amounts in minerals, water, soil, fruits, vegetables, and other plants that are grown in lithium-rich soil. It plays a role in the proper function of several enzymes, hormones, vitamins, growth factors, and the immune and nervous systems. Aside from helping patients with mental health issues, lithium has a wide and ever-growing list of health benefits.
Studies and reports indicate that Lithium Orotate may:
- Assist with emotional balance, including anxiety and depression
- Improve cognitive performance
- Increase lifespan
- Increase bone density
- Improve mitochondria
For nootropic use, we suggest Lithium Orotate (5mg elemental lithium) at a recommended dose of one to two times per day. Many neurohackers use Lithium Orotate only as needed. For example, when feeling anxious or in the middle of a mood swing.