• Is marketed in the U.S. as a dietary suppelement, commonly listed as “Huperzia serrata extract,” “HupA,” or “Chinese club moss.”
  • Is a drug in some other countries.
  • Is promoted to boost brain health, but there is no evidence to support the claims.
  • Lacks evidence of safety, especially when used long-term, and side effects have been reported.
  • Is not prohibited for use by Military Service Members.

For more information, read the OPSS article about huperzine A.

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