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Memory enhancers naturally keep a person's memory strong even at an old age. Try these natural ways of keeping your memory healthy and enhancing it by the day

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Memory enhancement

  1. 1. Presented by Dr. Sudhakar Kokate Director PPRC, India
  2. 2. What is memory ??  Memory is a natural complex phenomenon which is controlled by the Central Nervous System  The ability to think logically  To learn  To store and retrieve the information PPRC/INDIA 01
  3. 3. Human Brain PPRC/INDIA 02
  4. 4. Central Nervous System PPRC/INDIA 03
  5. 5. Central Nervous System PPRC/INDIA 04
  6. 6. Cerebral cortex  Cerebral cortex ….a part of CNS  Concerned with functions like ….Judgement MEMORY PPRC/INDIA 05
  7. 7.  If CNS is undeveloped Or  If CNS is impaired for any reason  Fine control of movements  Memory Is first to be affected PPRC/INDIA 06
  8. 8. Ayurvedic drugs  Ancient  From plant sources  Effective  Less side effects  Easy to prepare or handle  Known in traditional practices  If excess no side effect PPRC/INDIA 07
  9. 9. Ayurvedic drugs PPRC/INDIA 08
  10. 10. When Ayurvedic drugs..Effective??  Regular intake initially minimum for 40 days  Diet, intake procedure, exercises, psycho-health to be followed / maintained strictly  Positive attitude towards life PPRC/INDIA 09
  11. 11. Memory enhancement is needed for??  For everybody, anytime, to all human beings on the globe  All categories MUST  Student, professional, farmer, worker, household women and others  If not – work, career everything gets AFFECTED : stunted growth PPRC/INDIA 10
  12. 12. Ideal diet plan  Liquid, nutritious diet  Avoid excess sweet, oil, carbohydrate, salt, spicy, non- veg, roadside food, tea, coffee, cold drinks, chocolate, etc  Stop smoking and drinking PPRC/INDIA 11
  13. 13. Avoid…. PPRC/INDIA 12
  14. 14. Stop…. PPRC/INDIA 13
  15. 15.  Consume daily milk, yoghurt, fruit juice, lemon, ginger, garlic, tomato, salad, sprouted pulses  Also intake of green leafy vegetables, fruits esp. oranges, moringa pods is beneficial  Be positive, happy and help others  Maintain psychological health PPRC/INDIA 14
  16. 16. Consume daily…. PPRC/INDIA 15
  17. 17. Consume daily…. PPRC/INDIA 16
  18. 18. Memory degeneration….  Patients suffering from Alzheimer’s disease  Loss of short memory and permanent memory  In case of Accidents where memory suddenly gets disturbed  Persons suffering from mental retardation PPRC/INDIA 17
  19. 19. Memory enhancing plants General name Botanical name Part used Vacha Acorus calamus Rhizome Shatavari Asparagus racemus Root Brahmi Bacopa monnieri Herb, leaf Sankha pushpi Canscora decussata Herb Kanguai Celastrus paniculatus Seeds Mandukaparni Centella asiatica Herb, leaf Aparajita Clitoria ternatia Root, bark PPRC/INDIA 18
  20. 20. Vacha Acorus calamus PPRC/INDIA 19
  21. 21. Vacha  Semi-aquatic perennial plant cultivated in damp marshy places in India  The rhizome, strong smelling acrid and bitter useful in cleaning speech and for treating epilepsy, delirium, hysteria and loss of memory  4 mg / gm rhizome powder in female rats improved learning performance (Choudhari 1996) PPRC/INDIA 20
  22. 22. Vacha  According to Dr. Jain 1968, Vacha oil from the rhizome is good nervine stimulant  Essential oil free alcoholic extract showed marked sedative and analgesic properties PPRC/INDIA 21
  23. 23. Brahmi Bacopa monnieri PPRC/INDIA 22
  24. 24. Brahmi  Plant grows throughout India in wet damp marshy places  Major constituents are: - saponins - monnierin - hersaponin - baccoside A - baccoside B R & D work on alcoholic extract of Brahmi Commercial preparation of drugs available in market PPRC/INDIA 23
  25. 25. Brahmi  Effective in anxiety neurosis (Singh et. al 1970) Revitalizing intellectual faculty (Sharma et. al 1987) Treatment of this extract for 30 days brought about reduction in anxiety, adjustment disability leading to improved mental functions (Rastogi & Mehrotra 1995)  10 mg / kg oral administration for 24 days showed maximum improvement of albino rats (Day et. al 1976) PPRC/INDIA 24
  26. 26. Mandukaparni Centella asiatica PPRC/INDIA 25
  27. 27. Mandukaparni  Occurs throughout India in marshy places  It is considered as a tonic in nerve and blood diseases (Chopra et. al 1956)  In India spl. status in the treatment of amnesia and hysteria, behaviour learning and memory  In the west it is recognised as anti-dermal and wound healing effect PPRC/INDIA 26
  28. 28. Mandukaparni  Contains 2 saponins with sedative effect  Leaf powder of C. asiatica + equal quantity of cow’s milk daily will strengthen brain nerves and promote memory power (Kirtikar & Basu 1998)  Appa Rao (1967) conducted a double blind clinical trial on 30 mentally retarded children who were free from epilepsy and neuro-disorders PPRC/INDIA 27
  29. 29. Memory enhancing plants General name Botanical name Part used Vishukranti Evolvulus alasinoides Herb, leaf Yashti madhu Glycyrrhiza glabra Root Jatamanasi Nardostachys jatamansi Root Pippali Piper langum Fruit Kushtha shilajit Saussurea lappa Root Ashwagandha Withania somnifera Root Convolvulus pluricaulis Herb PPRC/INDIA 28
  30. 30. Ashwagandha Withania somnifera PPRC/INDIA 29
  31. 31. Ashwagandha  Occurs in dry regions of India  The plant is extensively studied  Root: Used in nervous exhaustion, brain fatigue and loss of memory (Nadkarni 1976) PPRC/INDIA 30
  32. 32. Ashwagandha  Highly esteemed Ayurvedic drug capable of imparting long life, youthful vigour and intellectual powers  It is a good tonic for brain  Effective in anxiety neurosis (Singh & Tripathi 1982) PPRC/INDIA 31
  33. 33. Shilajit Saussurea lappa PPRC/INDIA 32
  34. 34. Shilajit  Shilajit – a panacea of oriental medicine Exudate from rocks of the Himalayas & hills of Afghanistan  Considered as an anxiolytic and to improve memory  Used as restorative and geriatric tonic PPRC/INDIA 33
  35. 35. Shilajit  Contains number of organic constituents, minerals and trace elements  Major constituents: - albumin - benzoic acid - hippuric acid - fulvic acid - gums PPRC/INDIA 34
  36. 36. Maidenhair tree Ginkgo biloba Linn. PPRC/INDIA 35
  37. 37. Maidenhair tree  Ancient Chinese medicinal plant  Now well cultivated in India  Scientific and popular vast literature available about this plant  Leaves contain 24% flavonoids – flavonoid glycosides and quercetin and 6% terpenes - ginkgolides PPRC/INDIA 36
  38. 38. Maidenhair tree  It increases cerebral blood flow in geriatric patients suffering from short term memory loss (Tyler 1993)  Dr. Racogini 1996 showed stimulation of brain beta drenergic receptors in albino rats  Short term memory loss improved in normal women one hour after taking 600 mg of Ginkgo biloba extract (Hindmarch 1986) PPRC/INDIA 37
  39. 39. Memory enhancing drugs in market Brand Name Botanical name Memory + Capsule Bacopa monnieri extr TECA Capsule Menrat Tablets Brain Tab. tonic Shankhapushpi tonic Company Nirvan Herbal Pvt. Ltd. Juggat Pharma Brahmi Leaf Powder Brahmi, Mandukaparni, Himalaya Drug Vishnukrant, Jatamanasi, ext Co. powders Brahmi, Shankhapushpi, Baidyanath Bhringaraj Shankhapushpi Baidyanath PPRC/INDIA 38
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