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Energy & Memory Boost with Ginkgo

FACT: Chronic stress has been shown to impair memory, however the extent of impairment varies between individuals1

 

Life in Focus™ Energy & Memory Boost with Ginkgo is a specialised herbal formula to support:

  • Mental Clarity & Mood Balance
  • Healthy Brain Function

Energy & Memory Boost with Ginkgo may provide support during times of
short-term and intense overwork (which includes symptoms of irritability, fatigue, poor appetite, headaches, and sleep disturbances) and support increasing the retention of newly learned information.

Who to recommend Energy & Memory Boost with Ginkgo to?
 

  • The elderly to improve recall and enhance memory2;
  • ​People with busy lifestyles to help the body cope with stress3-6;
  • Professionals to increase work performance and reduce the short term effects of overwork6;
  • Students to reduce fatigue associated with study4, 5; or
  • Men and women to reduce fatigue and increase physical endurance7, 8.

 

Each gelatin capsule contains:

Quantity 

Benefits

Ginkgo biloba (ginkgo) ext. equiv. dry leaf [standardised to not less than 29 mg ginkgo
flavonglycosides]

6 g

Has a medicinal role in circulation, neurotransmitter function and antioxidant protection9.

Bacopa monnieri (bacopa) ext. equiv. dry leaf [standardised to not less than 60 mg bacosides]

6 g

Helps retain newly learned information and improves the speed at which visual information is processed2, 10.

Rhodiola rosea (rhodiola) ext. equiv. dry root [standardised to not less than 2 mg salidrosides and 6 mg rosavin]

2.4 g

Rhodiola helps improve cognition, decrease stress related fatigue, enhances endurance and physical work capacity4, 5, 7. Can help reduce side effects associated with  stressful periods6.

 

References 

1. Sweis BM, Veverka KK, Dhillon ES, Urban JH, Lucas LR. Individual differences in the effects of chronic stress on memory: behavioral and neurochemical correlates of resiliency. Neuroscience. 2013 Aug 29;246:142-59. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2013.04.052. Epub 2013 May 3.
2. Roodenrys S, Booth D, Bulzomi S, Phipps A, Micallef C, Smoker J. Chronic effects of Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri) on human memory. Neuropsychopharmacology. Aug 2002;27(2):279-281.
3. Shen JG, Zhou DY. Efficiency of Ginkgo biloba extract (EGb 761) in antioxidant protection against myocardial ischemia and reperfusion injury. Biochem Mol Biol Int. Jan 1995;35(1):125-134.
4. Darbinyan V, Kteyan A, Panossian A, Gabrielian E, Wikman G, Wagner H. Rhodiola rosea in stress induced
fatigue--a double blind cross-over study of a standardized extract SHR-5 with a repeated low-dose regimen on the mental performance of healthy physicians during night duty. Phytomedicine. Oct 2000;7(5):365-371.
5. Spasov AA, Wikman GK, Mandrikov VB, Mironova IA, Neumoin VV. A double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study of the stimulating and adaptogenic effect of Rhodiola rosea SHR-5 extract on the fatigue of students caused by stress during an examination period with a repeated low-dose regimen. Phytomedicine. Apr 2000;7(2):85-89.
6. Kelly GS. Rhodiola rosea: a possible plant adaptogen. Altern Med Rev. Jun 2001;6(3):293-302.
7. Walker TB, Robergs RA. Does Rhodiola rosea possess ergogenic properties? Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab. Jun 2006;16(3):305-315.
8. De Bock K, Eijnde BO, Ramaekers M, Hespel P. Acute Rhodiola rosea intake can improve endurance exercise performance. Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab. Jun 2004;14(3):298-307.
9. Gold PE, Cahill L, Wenk GL. The lowdown on Ginkgo biloba. Sci Am. Apr 2003;288(4):86-91.
10. Stough C, Downey LA, Lloyd J, et al. Examining the nootropic effects of a special extract of Bacopa monniera on human cognitive functioning: 90 day double-blind placebo-controlled randomized trial. Phytother Res. Dec2008;22(12):1629-1634.

 

 

 

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