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Bacopa Monnieri: What is it and why is it a good supplement?

Bacopa Monnieri is a herb that is used in traditional Indian medicine (Ayurveda), and has been around for over 7,000 years. Many scientific studies point bacopa as one of the most powerful nootropics available.bacopa monnieri

This plant is a natural growing herb that thrives is a perennial herb that thrives in soggy wetlands across the globe. It is considered an adaptogen.

An adaptogen is:

Any substance that helps your body overcome stress and its side effects. The active ingredient in bacopa called bacosides help improve neural communication.

All of the ingredients in bacopa come together to boost the creation of new brain cells and the repair the already damaged ones.

Bacopa’s primary role

Improve brain memory by enhancing neural communication

Bacopa has been studied to help with:

  • Liver health
  • Neonatal Hypoglycemia
  • Opioid Dependency
  • Normalize blood pressure
  • Powerful antioxidant
  • epilepsy
  • bronchitis and asthma

According to a study Chronic effects of Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri) on human memory:

“Brahmi decreases the rate of forgetting newly acquired information.”

Bacopa, also known as Brahmi is also taken to treat:

  • backache
  • hoarseness
  • mental illness
  • epilepsy
  • joint pain
  • sexual performance in both men and women

Bacopa at work: 

The mechanism of action of this substance is increasing brain chemicals involved with thinking, learning and memory.

Bacopa Extract: 

Bacopa seems to improve memory and hand-eye coordination in children in the ages of 6-8 years old.

Side Effects: 

Bacopa’s side effects are way less intense and severe than many dangerous psychotropic drugs. Among the side effects of this supplement are any of the following:

  • increased bowel movement
  • bits of nausea
  • cramping
  • bloating
  • overly sedative; is remedied by stopping the consumption of bacopa

To avoid these side effects ingest the supplement with food.

Here at Absorb Health we have a variety of cognitive supplements starting with bacopa, but first we strongly encourage you to check with your physician before ingesting supplements because every body reacts different to the ingestion of substances. Among the other good-selling cognitive supplements we have a variety of other cognitive supplements for your brain needs such as pramiracetam, aniracetam, sulbutiamine, adrafinil, noopept, and more!

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