Last Updated: November 17 2022

Clubmoss (common word to refer to the Lycopodium/Huperzia genera of plants) is a collection of plants with traditional usage in promoting memory formation, and appears to have a large collection of unique alkaloids. Its main bioactive is Huperzine-A.

Clubmoss is most often used for

What else is Clubmoss known as?
Note that Clubmoss is also known as:
  • Lycopodium clavatum
  • Devil's Ash
  • Devil's Claw
  • Ground Pine
  • Toothed Clubmoss
Clubmoss should not be confused with:
  • Huperzine-A (main bioactive)

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