by Faye Sakellaridis
The inexorable passage of time can rattle our brains, what with all the overwhelming ups and downs of simply being alive. It's easy to forget that your brain isn't simply an abstract floating network of thoughts and emotions -- it's also a tangible, physical object that can be modified for the better, depending on what you feed it. It takes all kinds of things to keep your brain sharp, like exercise, mentally stimulating tasks, and proper nutrition. It should come as little surprise that the holistic healing power of herbs offers much in the way of a healthy mind.
You can get started by checking out these 5 brain boosting herbs, posted over at Mother Earth Living, a bountiful supply of healthy wisdom:
Gotu kola: This Ayurvedic herb has long been used in Indian medicine to boost memory and brain function as well as treat nervous disorders such as epilepsy. Take 120 mg daily.
See the rest at Mother Earth Living.