Bacopa and Zinc

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Bacopa belongs to the botanical family of scrofulariaceae and is a plant with thick fleshy leaves and small white flowers.

In Bacopa there are alkalodes, saponins, sterols and Bacosides. These substances are considered as those that have an action on cognitive functions. In particular, the research done on Bacopa focuses on the Bacosidian attitude. Bacosides contribute to the repair of damaged neurons thanks to the increase in protein kinase activity; Bacopa facilitates neuronal synthesis, contributes to restoring synaptic activity and improves nerve impulse transmission. Based on the results of studies conducted on the animal model, it can be stated that bacosides exert antioxidant activity in the hippocampus, in the frontal cortex, in the striatum. It also emerges that the Bacopa extract modulates the expression of enzymes involved in the generation and scavenging of reactive oxygen species in the brain. In vitro research has shown that Bacopa has a protective effect against DNA damage.

To learn more about Try to find Bacopa on PubMed you will find 460 scientific publications,

For Zinc instead more than 140,000 publications on PubMed.

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