Herbs have a possible impact on Alzheimer’s Disease

th (2)Herbal extracts found in spearmint and rosemary improve on memory and learning. The corresponding study was presented at Neuroscience 2013 where Dr. Farr presented her of a novel anti-oxidant based ingredient made from spearmint extract and rosemary extract. Her findings specify that higher doses of the rosemary extract compound was the most beneficial in improving memory and learning.

“We found that these proprietary compounds reduce deficits caused by , which can be a precursor to Alzheimer’s disease,” said Susan Farr, Ph.D., professor geriatrics at Saint Louis University School of Medicine.

Farr added, “This probably means eating spearmint and rosemary is good for you. However, our experiments were in an and I don’t know how much — or if any amount — of these herbs people would have to consume for to improve. In other words, I’m not suggesting that people chew more gum at this point.”

“Our suggests these extracts made from herbs might have on altering the course of age-associated ,” Farr said.


Saint Louis University (2013, November 15).

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