8 Brain Boosting Herbs to Improve Your Productivity

This is a guest post by Angela, an editorial assistant at Kratom Crazy, a premium supplier of kratom extracts that are sold for research and educational purposes.

Boosting one’s brain has always been a problem to people, especially for students.

It is not easy to study all subjects at the same time. That is why the grades vary. However, researches have helped people to discover useful effects of herbs that grow just around them. In this way, herbs can finally be of use in improving brain activity.

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Below are listed some brain boosting herbs, other health benefits are included as well. A healthy body is a healthy brain:

1. Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha is a herbal medicine that helps in treating stress. It is known to be used as brain boosting and it also protects your brain against depression and anxiety.

Ashwagandha is safe to use because it is from nature itself. There are already ashwagandha supplements being produced. This herb has insulin secretion property which helps in reducing blood sugar levels.

Ashwagandha also has anti-cancer content which can help as a preventive agent for cancer.

2. Tulsi

This herb is also called Ocimum sanctum or holy basil. The word ‘Tulsi’ is commonly used in India.

Tulsi comes in two colors; green (Lakshmi tulsi) and purple (Krishna Tulsi).

It’s one of the brain boosting herbs that help in relieving stress and making your brain function effectively.

This herb can also act as a detoxifier from inside to outside effect. People who mostly use this herb are seen to be vibrant because of its detoxifying ability.

It is also known for other benefits such as improving your dental conditions, facilitating proper digestion and eliminating harmful radicals. It is considered and recognized as an adaptogen.

3. Brahmi

Brahmi has a scientific name called BacopaMonnieri. This brain boosting herb promotes comfort to people having chronic irritation such as redness of the skin. It also serves as stress reduction.

Known to boost mental cognition, it can also help in the therapy process with people who have Alzheimer’s disease.

4. Gotu Kola

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Gotu Kola belongs to the perennial herbaceous plant that is mostly found in Asia. This herbal needs proper preparation to bring out the best effects of the said herb.

In Asia, this herb is commonly used as a kitchen ingredient in soups and salads.

Gotu Kola can boost brain productivity through its properties on regulating blood circulation in the body. This herb has also been made into supplements to suffice the needs of aging people especially those who have Alzheimer’s.

5. Kratom

Another one of the brain boosting herbs that come from Asia. Its scientific name is Mitragynaspeciosa.

It has been banned in some countries because it has been used as a substitute for opium, which has affected the economy of some countries. However, there is more to discover on what lies within the kratom leaves.

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In brain boosting aspect, this plant is helpful because it helps eliminate anxiety, depression, and mood swings. It can also be taken by people with hypertension since there are chemical components found in its leaves that can help reduce blood pressure.

6. Ginseng

Ginseng is another perennial plant. It’s known to provide energy, and is a preventive herb for cancer, treatment for erectile dysfunction, and enhancement of cognitive function.

This herb has been widely used and accepted throughout the world. There are a lot of supplements, coffee, and even medications that have ginseng content.

It is famous for its effects, and there are many people that can testify as they have experienced good results while taking the herb.

7. Rosemary

This herb has been known for many centuries to have many uses. One of the known health benefits of rosemary is its use in improving a person’s memory.

This said herb contains anti-bacterial properties, anti-fungal and antioxidant properties. Rosemary brain boosting herbs are also used as a recipe ingredient in soups and other dishes. This kind of herb is not hard to grow, you can plant it indoor or outdoor depending on your preference.

8. Aronia

Aronia berries are known to have an antioxidant property which can help you feel vibrant. Aronia boost your mental cognition by the said property.

When you feel refreshed and vibrant, the lesser chances you have of becoming stressed or insecure. This herb has been known as content in juices or supplements. Promotes longevity too.

Herbs are naturally produced by nature and because of the smart people around the place, they have been able to discover their amazing effects. These bran boosting herbs are safe to be used, but moderation should always be observed.

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  1. Hey!
    It’s good to know that you keep an knowledge about the herbs commonly found in India(like tulsi, ashwagandha and brahmi) and are aware of their uses; as I am an Indian 🙂
    I want to ask you that is it recommendable to drink Tulsi Green Tea everyday as a student to reduce stress or maybe drinking that often could have a negative effect at such age (18)?

    1. Hey Avi,

      First, this article is a guest post, not written by me. Herbs aren’t something I’m that familiar with and I stay away from topics I don’t know much about.

      But anything listed here is completely natural. Feel free to give it a try and see if it helps your focus and memory. But even with things from nature, we shouldn’t overdo it. It’s a lifestyle change after all, so start small and see how it goes.

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