Rosemary- Rosmarinus officinalis
Rosemary is a perennial plant with needles-like leaves, and small pastel-colored flowers. Rosemary has been used for hundreds of years because of its powerful effects on improving the memory.
An experiment conducted with the purpose of examining the effect of rosemary oil on future memory has shown positive results.
Sixty subjects were placed in rooms filled with rosemary oil aroma and two other types of oils. After a while, the research team did many tests to check the people’s memory.
The findings have shown that the subjects exposed to rosemary oil experienced dramatic improvements, because of compound called 1.8-cineole.
Rosemary has great effect on reducing stress, prevention of free radical damage, calming inflammation, and is rich with calcium, iron, and vitamin B. You can add rosemary as a spice to your meals, drink it as a tea or simply use it as oil.
Ginseng – Panax Quinquefolius
Ginseng has powerful anti-inflammatory, brain-boosting and mood-enhancing properties. The Asian type of ginseng, known as Panax ginseng, has the best medicinal components.
The daily use of ginseng supplements for three months in case of Alzheimer’s disease enables great enhancement of the cognitive functions. You can also use Ginseng as a natural alternative for treating disorders such as ADD and ADHD.
Peppermint – Mentha Piperita
Peppermint will provide you with a number of health benefits, among which better breath, solved stomach problems, and improved general health. You can chew the mint leaves, consumed the the form of tea, or ingest them.
A research study has shown the benefits of inhaling peppermint aroma like: supporting brain functions, boosting the reasoning, problem-solving abilities, as well as the memorizing and judgmental capabilities.
Peppermint also lowers levels of anxiety, calms your mind, and reduces fatigue. Inhaling peppermint aroma raises the oxygen levels in your blood and in the blood pressure, while it also refreshes and arouses your body and mind.
Of course, be sure to always consult a doctor before the use of these herbal supplements, since they could interact with some medications.