Ancient Herb Proven to be a Potential Cure for Alzheimer’s

Ancient Herb Proven to be a Potential Cure for Alzheimer’s

Posted By Dr. Mercola | April 07 2012

Studies on mice suggest extract may reverse memory loss and improve cognitive abilities in those with Alzheimer’s disease

Ashwaganda worked by boosting a protein in the liver, which enters the bloodstream and helps clear amyloid from the brain

Past research also revealed ashwaganda may help manage cell damage in the brain, offering even more potent antioxidant activity than vitamins A, C, and E

Other strategies that are protective against Alzheimer’s disease include dietary changes, optimizing vitamin D levels and exercise  By Dr. Mercola

    Ashwagandha is a small evergreen perennial herb that grows up to nearly 5 feet tall.

Common names used for ashwagandha include: Winter Cherry, Withania somnifera (Latin botanical name), and Indian Ginseng to name a few.

Regardless of the name you use to describe this adaptogenic herb, ashwaganda has been a part of India’s Ayurvedic medical system for thousands of years.

There it’s regarded as a wonder herb.

While often regarded as an herb for stress reduction and improved energy and vitality, there is a robust body of scientific research confiming ashwaganda’s potential therapeutic value in several dozen health conditions.i

Now, new research has revealed this herb may also fight off the devastating effects of Alzheimer’s disease.

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