As pharmaceuticals continue to be disappointing when it comes to prevention or treatment of dementia, or they are plagued with significant side effects, it is time to return to the many natural treatments used by our ancestors for many centuries and now increasingly more validated by modern research. Adaptogenic, nootropic plants, mushrooms, foods and culinary spices have shown significant ability to minimize the pathology of Alzheimer’s dementia, Parkinson’s disease, and other brain health disorders.
In this session, participants will learn about the health benefits and safety of Ashwagandha, Reishi, Rhodiola, Schizandra, Lion’s mane, Bacopa, turmeric, garlic, sage and cinnamon, to name just a few of nature’s broad apothecary.
- Participants will be able to describe adaptogens and nootropics.
- Participants will be able to identify at least three adaptogens and describe their health benefits.
- Participants will be able to identify at least five herbs and spices that minimize pathology of Alzheimer’s dementia.
- Participants will be able to identify at last two nootropic plants or mushrooms.