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Withania somnifera, Ashwagandha

Increases in plastic production and use have ledto widespread environmental pollution[8, 10] andpresent concern for humans and other ecosystemmembers which come into exposure with micro- andnano-plastics

Rhodiola rosea, Golden Root

Increases in plastic production and use have ledto widespread environmental pollution[8, 10] andpresent concern for humans and other ecosystemmembers which come into exposure with micro- andnano-plastics

Ginseng Root

Highlights Ginseng, a traditional folk medicine, is a medici- nal root containing steroid and saponin molecules known as ginsenosides[6]. Considered largely safe[4], ginseng has a wide range of effects on multiple body systems[1, 2], thought to be through the regulation of cellular responses in different tissues[1]. Ginseng has been recommended by some researchers as a …

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Brahmi, Bacopa Monnieri

Highlights Bacopa monnieri a creeping plant considered in the Ayurvedic system as a herb to boost memory [3] Brahmi contains Bacosides which are a family of saponins with unique neuroprotective and adapto- genic effects on the CNS[5,7] Brahmi has double-blind, randomized, placebo- controlled studies in humans demonstrating its nootropic and adaptogenic effects[1,2,3,4,5] Background Bacopa monnieri, …

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Neuroanatomy of Sleep

We spend a third of our entire lives asleep. For us and most other animals to spend so much time in such a vulnerable state, it must serve some important evolutionary purpose. Yet, surprisingly, scientists still do not fully understand what sleep is and why we do it. Sleep remains an enigmatic but crucial component …

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Neuroanatomy of stress

Prefixy It’s been a stressful year. With many countries grappling with thorny social and political issues, compounded upon by a global pandemic, it’s no surprise that so many of us are feeling strained. The American Psychological Association has declared stress to be a national mental health crisis, reporting that many Americans experienced unwanted weight changes, …

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