Cognitive enhancement and neuroprotective effects of Bacopa monnieri in Alzheimer's disease model.

@article{Uabundit2010CognitiveEA,
  title={Cognitive enhancement and neuroprotective effects of Bacopa monnieri in Alzheimer's disease model.},
  author={Nongnut Uabundit and Jintanaporn Wattanathorn and Supaporn Mucimapura and Kornkanok Ingkaninan},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2010},
  volume={127 1},
  pages={26-31}
}
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Bacopa monnieri (L.) Wettst., a plant belonging to the family Scrophulariaceae, has been used in the traditional system of Ayurvedic medicine to improve intelligence and memory for a long time. Therefore, the potential of this plant to protect against Alzheimer's disease has been raised but less supported document is available. AIM OF THE STUDY To determine the effect of alcoholic extract of Bacopa monnieri on cognitive function and neurodegeneration in animal… CONTINUE READING