Tag archive for: mood
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10
2019

Ashwagandha: Not Just for Stress

Ashwagandha is a popular herbal adaptogen from the Ayurvedic traditional medicine of India. Adaptogens are herbs that help the body respond to stress better, both physically and mentally. Ashwagandha is a common addition to beverages and is easily found in health food stores. Many people who take As...

21
10
2019

Bacopa: The Herbal Cholinergic

Bacopa Monnieri is an herb used in Ayurvedic medicine that promotes cognition. It supports cognition because of its effects on choline, and it an be referred to as a cholinergic—though not in the usual way that you might think of. Bacopa allows more acetylcholine to circulate in the body because it...