Natural Memory Boosters

Pharmacognosy Review,2008,2,4,249-256.
Published:July 2008
Type:Review articles
Authors:
Author(s) affiliations:

Permender Rathee*, Hema Chaudhary, Sushila Rathee, Dharmender Rathee

PDM COP, Sarai Aurangabad, Bahadurgarh, Haryana-124507 Hindu College of Pharmacy, Sonepat, Haryana-131001 NIPER, Ahmedabad, Gujarat-380054

Abstract:

Memory is perhaps the most vital of the aspects that differentiates human beings from other animals. Since ages, drugs and natural remedies have been prescribed to enhance memories in people. The Indian System of Medicine Ayurveda has a treasury of such memory enhancing drugs, which are today popular all over the world due to their proven effective qualities. The herbs acting on the brain are called as Nootropic herbs and their isolated constituents referred to as smart drugs. Memory enhancer herbs enhance the memory and increase blood circulation in the brain. This Review focuses on Herbs and other natural agents as memory boosters.

Keywords:Ehancers, Herbs, Memory