Neuroprotective mechanisms of ayurvedic antidementia botanical Bacopa monniera.

  title={Neuroprotective mechanisms of ayurvedic antidementia botanical Bacopa monniera.},
  author={Muralikrishnan Dhanasekaran and Binu Tharakan and Leigh A Holcomb and Angie R Hitt and Keith A. Young and Bala V. Manyam},
  journal={Phytotherapy research : PTR},
  volume={21 10},
Alzheimer's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder characterized by progressive dementia. Bacopa monniera is described in the Ayurvedic Materia Medica, as a therapeutically useful herb for the treatment of cognitive impairment, thus supporting its possible anti-Alzheimer's properties. Our studies have shown that Bacopa monniera reduces beta-amyloid deposits in the brain of an Alzheimer's disease animal model. The objective of this study was to establish the presence of endogenous substances in… CONTINUE READING
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