Episode 6

Biohacking vs Ayurveda - Nootropics vs Medhya Rasayana - Part 1

Episode Topics

Warning

So before we start, we’re going to go into Lost in Space - Warning Will Robinson - Warning Will Warning. What we’re going to be talking about today is about things that you put in your body to help your brain. We are not saying to take any of this. We are not endorsing anything. We are not recommending anything. We are just talking about it. So whatever you hear here, do your homework, study it and then decide yay or nay and go from there. Always be safe.

  • Talking with Zack from BioHack Studios at 1010 Central Ave, in St Pete, FL
  • The definition of nootropics and their ancient Greek origins
  • The definition of Medhya Rasayana and its Sanskrit origins
  • Medhya Rasayana - the Ayurvedic version of nootropics
  • Nootropics through history
  • Nutrients - Herbs or organic material - Synthetics
  • Coffee, cacao, coconut oil, MCT oil, butter, ghee, lard and tallow
  • Brahmi, tulsi, shankapushpi, yashtimadhu, guduchi, shilajit
  • Modafinil, Piracetam and Phenylpiracetam
  • Nootropics according to Charaka Samhita
  • What is the definition of health according to Charaka
  • Ayurveda says that our digestion may not be as good as we think it is
  • Insulin, ayurveda's nootropic gauge and nootropic regulator
  • The ancient ayurvedic view on the hype of coffee enemas
  • What is pancha karma
  • Pancha karma according to ancient ayurveda
  • Pancha karma and commodity ayurveda
  • Internal oleation and internal heating
  • From sipping hot water to saunas
  • From donating blood to leeches
  • Nitric oxide and beets vs nose breathing
  • The dark side of the Kundalini energy manipulation
  • The dark side of psychedelic experimentation
  • Zack can be contacted on Instagram @biohackzack and via email zack@biohackstudios.com
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Tim and Vie

- Vie Binga - a former mathematician and computer scientist is a lifestyle entrepreneur, outdoor adventurer, author and global teacher of Paleo Āyurveda™, Spartan Yoga™ and Spartan Mind Strength™ which include Meditation, Breathwork, Spartan Fitness™, and Power Yin™. She loves to biohack blending science and nature, to enhance physical and mental performance, sharing her findings with others.

She believes that high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution will always make an impact in people’s lives and the world.

When she is not teaching or writing, she can be found rock climbing, surfing, whitewater kayaking or scuba diving.

- Tim Ganley - a former law enforcement officer and SWAT Leader/Trainer is a lifestyle entrepreneur, outdoor adventurer, author and global teacher of Meditation, Breathwork, Spartan Fitness™, Power Yin™, and Conscious Business.

He loves experimenting with disciplines that lead to physical and mental strength and endurance.

He believes that if people learn about the state of flow and practice building their life around it, the world will be much happier.

When he is not teaching or designing new programs, he can be found doing the same shit Vie is doing.