Bacopa extract is a nootropic that may help rejuvenate the mind, enhance memory, and provide meditation support.
Bacopa extract has been used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine for over 3,000 years. Called the plant of universal consciousness, it is commonly used to help rejuvenate the mind, enhance memory, and provide meditation support.
Bacopa Extract Is a Nootropic
Bacopa is often used to support the treatment of cognitive deficits and to improve learning. It also acts as a tonic for the nerves to fight stress and may help increase clarity of thought and sharpen the memory.
Bacopa is a nootropic (a substance that may improve cognitive function, particularly memory, creativity, and motivation). It has traditionally been used to support clarity, learning, memory development, and concentration in otherwise healthy adults. Some research suggests it may also protect brain cells from chemicals involved in Alzheimer’s disease.
Bacopa extract acts as an adaptogen, which means it helps the body adapt to new or stressful situations. It is used to improve memory and to address epileptic disorders, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), allergic conditions, and irritable bowel syndrome.
Bacopa May Help Optimize Brain Function
Nootropics may help you enhance memory and your ability to learn and retain information. They’re known to improve mood, reduce anxiety, and possibly increase willpower and motivation. They may even boost levels of social comfort, making parties and public speaking engagements less stressful.
By helping the brain deal with stress, nootropics like Bacopa extract may improve your ability to focus and help you complete high-pressure tasks that require lots of brain power, such as studying for tests or retaining and applying key work-related information.
Optimizing your brain function in a natural way with no harmful side effects can have a significant positive impact on your overall health, just as optimizing your physical and immune system health will have a corresponding significant positive impact on your brain function.
Traditional and Modern Uses of Bacopa Extract
Ancient Vedic scholars appreciated Bacopa health benefits and consumed the extract to help them memorize lengthy sacred hymns and scriptures. It is commonly used as a rejuvenator of the mind, a memory enhancer, and a meditation support that can increase clarity of thought.
We love it so much that we chose it as one of the small number of our core teas and extracts. We sell Bacopa monnieri extract in a small, 100g size as AHA! Memory Support (roughly 50 servings). We also sell Bacopa in 200 g, 500 g, and 1,000 g sizes. Serving suggestion: Mix 1/2 teaspoon of the extract with 1/2 teaspoon of virgin coconut oil or ghee or with 1/2 teaspoon of your favorite nut butter. Try two servings a day.
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