Memory, Concentration & Neuroprotection
Our Vitalah® Memory Blend brings together a range of ingredients which aim to optimize your memory, mental processes, concentration and neuroprotection† with Phosphatidyl Choline, Gotu Kolu and Huperzine A.
Phosphatidyl Choline is crucial to the human body and is also in all of our body’s cells. Studies have shown that decreases in Phosphatidyl Choline levels within the body are linked to an increased rate of physiological aging. This means that the effect it has on the body can both help with physical tasks, as well as mental wellbeing in the long term.†
Gotu Kolu is an herb that has been used to help combat fatigue, anxiety, depression and to support memory and intelligence. Gotu Kolu has been found to have a neuroprotection that is affected in different ways including enzyme inhibition, prevention of amyloid plaque formation and dopamine neurotoxicity, as well as decreased oxidative stress. It has been found to support memory and has been shown to have clinical neuroprotective effects.†
Huperzine A is present within toothed clubmoss and is a reversible, long-acting acetylcholinesterase inhibitor, considered to be superior to pharmaceutical anticholinesterase inhibitors, and in supplement form, is ingested and easily crosses the blood brain barrier. Huperzine A supports memory and cognitive function by increasing the levels of acetylcholine in different areas of the brain. The better our memory and cognitive function, the more efficiently we can execute tasks; whether they are quick and simple or complicated and challenging. This applies to physical and mental challenges.†
Energy, Well-Being & Brain Health
Careful consideration of Yerba Maté, Ginseng Root, Ginkgo Biloba, Green Tea and L-Theanine were included to support energy and wellbeing, while also supporting cognitive function and overall brain health.†
Yerba Maté compounds support mental energy and focus, as well as overall mood. It helps us to stay positive and push our bodies to achieve a higher level of potential.†
Asian Ginseng Root Extract has been shown to support blood flow throughout the body, which allows muscles to get the blood they need when they are working hard, but also means the brain has the oxygen needed to think clearly and quickly. A recent study has also linked Ginseng with improved cognitive function. Ginseng helps us to maintain high levels of coordination and supports and maintains the quality of our daily interactions.†
Gingko Biloba is a living fossil tree that has maintained its makeup for almost 200 million years. It has been shown across multiple sources to also support cognitive function. The ginkgolides have a lot of biological effects, such as platelet activation and aggregation, as well as producing pro-inflammatory effects. This is thanks to being antagonists of the platelet-activating factor. The platelet-activating factor directly supports neural function and long-term potentiation, which fundamentally strengthens our memory functions. The addition of the cognitive benefits of Gingko only adds to the functions aided by other ingredients in the formula.†
Green Leaf Tea is the source of physical well-being, which can help us to achieve the highest levels of performance. It offers a wide variety of benefits and also acts as a natural source of caffeine. Caffeine has been shown to block an inhibitory neurotransmitter called Adenosine. In doing so, it supports the firing of neurons and the concentration of neurotransmitters such as dopamine and norepinephrine—ultimately supporting overall brain function, reaction time, memory and mood.†
Additionally, L-Theanine is an amino acid that is found in green tea. Theanine acts in the brain as a neurotransmitter and has been found to decrease blood pressure. A study into the relaxation effects of Theanine found that relaxation was identified by the presence of α brain waves in humans 40 minutes after oral administration without causing drowsiness. This helps us to feel relaxed so we can better cope with the mental pressures of day-to-day life.†
Vitalah®’s Memory Blend has been carefully formulated to support a wide variety of cognitive functions to help you become more effective throughout your day. Vitalah®’s Memory Blend can be found in Memory† Oxylent®, and by supplementing with it daily, you can support memory, concentration, energy levels, brain health and overall well-being.
As with all Vitalah® formulas, Memory† Oxylent® comes in vegetarian capsules and contains no preservatives, GMO’s gluten or soy and is magnesium stearate free!
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