Planetary Herbals - Bacopa Extract 225 mg. - 120 Tablets
Planetary Herbals Bacopa Extract 225 mg. is for learning and memory. Planetary Herbals Bacopa Extract has been revered for centuries in the Ayurvedic herbal tradition of India to enhance clear thinking and support memory function. Studies have shown that Bacopa supports learning and memory in humans. In animal models, Bacopa provides antioxidant protection for critical memory centers and helps to reduce the effects of stress on the brain. For both young and old, Planetary Herbals Bacopa is ideal for those wishing to enhance their memory potential.
In the modern world, there are times when you need to buckle down and learn something new. It could be anything from a presentation at work to studying for a test when you want to achieve a higher level of mental clarity. And surprisingly, there is an herb that can help you reach your goal. Planetary Formulas, the company that unites traditional herbal wisdom with modern clinical research, introduces Bacopa Extract - the smart herb for learning and memory. Bacopa Extract, made from Bacopa monniera, is standardized to 20% bacosides and has been used in Ayurvedic herbalism to support mental acuity for thousands of years. In modern clinical studies, this herb has been associated with learning and retaining new information.
Bacopa Extract - The Smart Herb
The primary principle of Ayurveda is to maintain a healthful balance of the mind and the body. A healthy mental state is a key factor in maintaining this balance, especially during times when you want to learn and use new information.
Planetary Formulas Bacopa Extract offers healthy support for improving both learning and memory that is based on Ayurvedic traditional herbalism as well as modern clinical research data.
Bacopa monniera is one of the most important herbs in the 5,000 year old tradition of Ayurvedic healing. Also, known as Brahmi, its uses included improving memory and learning.
Bacopa seems to work on specific pathways for memory, learning and relaxation. Animals treated with bacosides from bacopa extract had increased protective antioxidant activity in many parts of the brain, including the hippocampus – the brain’s memory center. In vitro tests of bacopa were associated with increased sparing of acetylcholine, an information messaging neurotransmitter. Animals treated with bacopa had increased GABA and glutamine neurotransmitter levels that are associated with calming effects. In various human studies, bacopa intake has been associated with faster information processing, increased learning rates, improved memory retention and reduced testing anxiety in as little as 12 weeks.
One of the most surprising effects of bacopa is on reducing anxiety during testing. Test or performance anxiety can affect your performance. But with bacopa, you can work towards having a performance edge instead of performance anxiety.
Clinically Derived Formulas
Scholarly blending of Eastern and Western herbalism with modern pharmacology is a hallmark of Planetary Formulas. Bacopa Extract was selected for daily use in his clinical practice by acupuncturist, herbalist and author Michael Tierra, L.Ac., O.M.D., who has more than 30 years of clinical experience. The result is herbalism that you can rely on. Get Bacopa Extract, the smart herb and learn something new today.
Does Planetary Herbals have vegetarian products and if so which ones are they?
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I have allergies to various things and would like to know how to find out if Planetary Herbals products are hypoallergenic?
Planetary Herbals declares the presence of any of the major food allergens. They also frequently describe on the label the specific components that the product does not contain to help you make a personal assessment of the suitability of the product for your specific allergic condition. Please check the label regularly, as some formulas change, as do allergens. You should always check with your healthcare professional before taking any dietary supplement if you have any health concerns.
How does Planetary Herbals determine the "suggested use," "recommended dose," or "serving size," that are on the labels of your products?
Each product is researched carefully by their product development and research team to determine the amount of product to be used that is both safe and effective. It is always important to read the label of the product in detail to clearly identify important usage information. If you have a specific dose or serving size concern, you should always check with your healthcare professional prior to utilizing any dietary supplement.
Where do the ingredients for Planetary Herbals products come from?
Their ingredients come from a variety of sources that are located all over the world and they must meet their strict requirements. Ingredients are sampled and inspected for both purity and potency. The specific locations or sources of their raw materials are proprietary to their business as many competitors attempt to reproduce their formulations.
I am currently taking one of Planetary Herbals' dietary supplements. Can this item be mixed with other supplements?
In many cases, though it varies for each individual's health needs, supplements can be combined. Of course, you should always read the labels of all the products you are considering to see if any contra-indications exist. Planetary Herbals highly recommends that you take personal responsibility for informing yourself to tailor your nutritional program to meet your own health goals. If you have a health question not clearly answered on the labels, consult with your healthcare professional.
Is it safe for me to take Planetary Herbals dietary supplements if I have a specific medical problem?
Planetary Herbals is in this business because they care about people's health. Anyone with a medical condition that has a concern about using a supplement product should always consult with their healthcare professional.
About Planetary Herbals
Planetary Herbals have been developed by expert herbalists, focusing predominantly on the thousands of years of experience of Ayurvedic and traditional Chinese herbalism, the hundreds of years of experience of Western herbal practitioners, and the more than 30 years of clinical experience of professional herbalists such as Michael Tierra, Lesley Tierra, Jill Stansbury, and Alan Tillotson.
Planetary Herbals offers the best of classic herbal traditions, integrating herbal formulas used continuously for literally hundreds of thousands of years, with the latest finding of clinical pharmacological research.
The Planetary Herbals philosophy encompasses much more than herbal magic bullets. Each product is designed to promote health, not just make people feel better. Planetary Herbals' Full Spectrum singles are designed to provide the best in single ingredient products; each formula is skillfully blended according to traditional and modern principles. Integral to this philosophy is attention to detail regarding quality of raw materials, individual responsibility for self-healing, environmental awareness, and education.
Planetary Herbals' Vision
The majority of the world's population has relied upon plants for health and healing since the beginning of time. Planetary Herbals recognizes this and is committed to ensuring that their time-tested herbal traditions continue to evolve, grow, and flourish.
Planetary Herbals' Mission
To integrate traditional herbal wisdom, modern pharmacological science, and human clinical experience into each botanical product, in order to provide consumers and health professionals with reliable, expertly crafted, high quality herbal supplements.