Bacopa monnieri is a highly regarded ayurvedic herb that is known to improve memory, promote relaxation and support cognitive function under stress. Long used by ayurvedic practitioners, this herb has been used for 1,000’s of years. Recent studies indicate that taking bacopa monnieri may help with increased learning potential, and promote mental acuity. If you have questions on this product or others, call us to speak with a vitamin expert today, we are happy to help.
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What Is Bacopa monnieri?
Bacopa monnieri, sometimes referred to as Brahmi is a prized Ayurvedic herb supporting nervous system health, mental acuity, memory, and cognitive function under stress.*
Uses For Bacopa monnieri
Cognitive Support: Over the last thirty years, preliminary clinical trials involving Bacopa monnieri have suggested encouraging results for memory and mental performance. A three-month trial conducted by Australian scientists suggests that it may support learning, moderate stress, and promote memory. An animal study suggests the potential for bacopa to support mental function under stress. In a double-blind, randomized, placebo- controlled investigation, bacopa supported memory retention in adult subjects. The effects of this extract may, in part, be explained by antioxidant protection of important processing centers in the brain, including the frontal cortex, striatum and hippocampus. Bacopa may also help to promote healthy synaptic activity and neurotransmission in the brain.*
What Is The Source?
Bacopa monnieri extract is derived from the leaf and standardized to contain 20% bacosides . Ascorbyl palmitate is derived from corn dextrose fermentation and palm oil. Hypo-allergenic plant fiber is derived from pine cellulose.
Dosage Recommendations For Bacopa monnieri
Pure Encapsulations recommends 1-3 capsules per day, in
Does Bacopa monnieri Any Potential Side Effects Or Precautions?
Not to be taken by pregnant or lactating women. Bacopa has been associated with nausea, dry mouth or fatigue. Consult your physician for more information.
Are There Any Potential Drug Interactions?
Use cautiously with individuals on thyroid medications. Consult your physician for more information.