Ok so we all have a problem with memory now and again, whether its forgetting where your car keys are or constantly forgetting things.
There are a number of herbs that help improve memory and the retention of information, here are some of my favourite
Tulsi – Tulsi also known as Holy Basil/Ocimum sanctum is a herb often used in Ayurvedic medicine. One of the reasons I prescribe Tulsi is to help retain information. From school exams to learning bridge, this tea can help you remember information with a higher accuracy whilst taking it
Rosemary, Thyme and Sage – yes the common garden herb you love on your roast lamb and potatoes. These herbs have a fabulous affinity for the mind and improving memory.
Gingko biloba – I just love this herb, useful for the lungs and the brain, like the name suggests it has 2 lobes like the brain. This herb is also very useful for detoxing, gingko trees line the streets of central London, planted to help rebalance the levels of toxins in the air from traffic.
Turmeric – yes this herb really does do everything. I have found results are often better form the whole turmeric rather than curcumin extracts. Another favourtie herb in Ayurvedic medicine.
Bacopa – this herb is known as a no-otropic, which means it enhances cognition, memory and learning
Ashwaganda – this beauty has been shown to increase – attention span, immediate and general memory and rate of absorption of information.
You can buy some of these herbs over the counter but as a herbalist I put together the most appropriate herbs for what you are describing.
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Carina Kennedy was formerly a Nurse, now a Nutritional Therapist and Herbalist living in the west of Ireland. Her passion is food, health and teaching clients to gain control of their life with simple techniques.