Brain Boosting Supplements

Ashwaganda

This herb is believed to help treat nervous exhaustion and prevent the deterioration of brain cells. Ashwaghanda may offer the additional benefit of supporting your immune system, which is likely to be a little run down if you’ve been burning the candle at both ends! Like most of the other brain-boosting herbs, ashwaghanda may assist with mental clarity, information processing and overall cognitive performance.

Rhodoila

Technically a root, this ancient plant has been used for centuries within traditional natural healing therapies. Rhodiola is believed to be particularly helpful during periods of stress and may help to improve both brain and physical performance when we are feeling burned out. Furthermore, rhodiola may also help to modulate our mood by reducing anxiety and depression. It may also help with mental fatigue and memory retention.

Ginko

This herb has been used for many centuries within ancient healing practices and is believed to offer numerous cognitive benefits. Some research suggests that ginkgo biloba may help to heal and regenerate the cells in your brain, which is clearly good news for your mental function, especially as we age! Further studies suggest that this potent plant may also enhance memory, attention and even intelligence. Important: Ginkgo is a recognized blood thinner and should not be used in conjunction with NSAIDs, ibuprofen, aspirin, warfarin or any other blood-thinning medications.

Ginseng

No brain-boosting article would be complete without an honorable mention of this popular herb! Ginseng is famously used to increase vitality and improve all-around mental function. It is also a recognized adaptogen, meaning that it can also help your body and brain to better cope with the effects of stress. Furthermore, ginseng may even protect brain cells against toxins and beta-amyloid, which is integral to prevent age-related mental decline.

Lion's Mane Mushroom

Host Defense Lion’s Mane uses activated, freeze-dried, Certified Organic mycelium, with a full spectrum of constituents: polysaccharides (beta glucans, arabinoxylane, glucose, xylose, galactose and mannose), glycoproteins, ergosterols, triterpenoids and other myco-nutrients,which are essential for Supporting Natural Immunity.

Promotes mental clarity, focus and memory. Provides cerebral and nervous system support. Many studies have identified a NGF (Nerve Growth Factor) in Lion’s Mane. Optimizes nervous and immune system health. Supports cognitive function.

Some herbal supplements may interact with medications, or are contraindicated in certain health conditions. Please consult your trusted health care provider before using herbal therapies.

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