Here are 4 Amrutam Herbs which are great for your Mental Health & Memory.
As mentioned earlier in one of our earlier posts, Brahmi is a herb which works as a wonderful memory booster. It is a herbal supplement to enhance memory without any side effects.
Brahmi has anti-oxidant and neuroprotective effects to improve and boost memory.
According to Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, a research study published in July 2008 Brahmi has shown to have substantial potential to improve cognitive performance in the aging.
The participants of the study after regular consumption of Brhami had better word recall memory.
Brahmi can be used for 3-4 months in small doses on a regular basis.
One simple way to have Brahmi is to extract one to two teaspoons of Brahmi with honey or you can use Amrutam Brainkey Malt which has other beneficial herbs like Shankh pushpin, Jatamansi, and Ashwagandha.
Shankhpushpi is considered as one of the best Medhya Rasayana- that which enhances the mind.
It has properties which are beneficial in balancing the tridoshas and when taken on a regular basis it can help in the treatment of Alzheimer and Dementia.
According to Astanga Hridayam, a textbook related to Ayurveda (literally translated as “Heart or Essence of all the Eight Branches of Ayurveda”) describes Shankhpushpi as a herb which can make the improve memory and boost mental performance if consumed with ghee and milk at night before sleeping.
# 3 Jatamansi
Jatamansi or Spikenard finds its reference in context to mental health since the times of Charaka and Sushruta.
It has properties which help improving memory and also, is beneficial for skin.
Jatamansi helps the nervous system with its cooling properties by clearing Pitta, calming Vatta and reducing Kapha.
Ashwagandha, similarly to above-mentioned herbs is beneficial for the brain- because of its high concentration of withanolides, is beneficial in fighting tumour growth and reducing inflammation.
Cortisol or the stress hormone responds and shows a reduction- with the consumption of Ashwagandha.
A study conducted to test properties of Ashwagandha and its effect on chronically stressed adults- concluded that individuals consuming regulated doses of Ashwagandha on daily basis show a lower level of stress, anxiety and also lower levels of Cortisol.
Check out Amrutam Brainkey Malt which has Brahmi, Shankhpushpi, Jatmansi and Ashwagandha.