Bacopa Monnieri Herbal Supplement and Extract Effects on Memory, Anxiety and Brain Health
When searching for the single most powerful natural supplement for brain health, better thinking, sharper focus, and improved memory retention a darn good place to begin that search would be the one plant named after the Hindu god of creation.
Brahmā, the Hindu god of creation, has been worshiped and written about for over 7,000 years. According to Hindu religion Brahmā is responsible for all creation. So having been named after the Hindu god of creation, Bacopa Monnieri or Brahmi as it is also known as comes with some great expectations.Let’s see if it lives up to those expectations…
In traditional Ayurvedic treatments bacopa has been the go-to treatment for epilepsy, asthma, ulcers, tumors, inflammation, and even leprosy. The reason you see it used for such a wide variety of treatments is that it tends to show positive effects for a wide assortment of ailments.
Specifically, in the last 50 years, Bacopa monnieri has been the focus of a great deal of scientific research on brain health, memory improvement, cognitive enhancement, and anxiety reduction. This recent science is pointing to bacopa monnieri as one of the most powerful and natural nootropic substances you can find. We would speculate this is why you see it used in such a wide variety of traditional treatments.
When you heal the brain, all your other body systems tend to work better. So, because bacopa has such beneficial effects on the brain you also see lots of subsequent health improvements.Some of the recent science behind bacopa has been testing to see the beneficial effects (if any) on dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, memory improvement, anxiety reduction, and help with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The results we will discuss below look very promising.