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WBB – Brain N More
Wachters’ has advanced nutritional support for healthier brain and memory function. Our WBB Brain N More formula may help improve blood supply to the brain, increase oxygen use for mental quickness, increases tolerance of the brain due to lack of oxygen, increase vasodilatation due to lack of oxygen, enhance use of glucose (sugar),increases ATP (adenosine tri-phosphate) levels, and raise the amount of serotonin (a neurotransmitter) which has mental activating effects.
- Help increase oxygen and circulation to the Brain to enhance prompt and quick memory recall strategies
- Help protect the brain from free radical damage
- Help promote neural growth for smooth information processing, understanding and retrieval
Historical herb usage:
Gingko Biloba Leaf Standardized Extract: Due to its potent antioxidant composition, Ginkgo Biloba may help prevent cellular deterioration by scavenging free radicals. Free radicals are highly reactive substances which attack and may damage the DNA of healthy cells if left unchecked, resulting in premature aging and disease.
The wonderful smell of rosemary is often associated with good food and great times. But it could just as easily be associated with good health. Rosemary contains substances that are useful for stimulating the immune system, increasing circulation, and improving digestion. Rosemary also contains anti-inflammatory compounds that may make it useful for reducing the severity of asthma attacks. In addition, rosemary has been shown to increase the blood flow to the head and brain, improving concentration.
Ginseng Root energizer and rejuvenator; increases endurance and promotes mental & physical vigor; fights stress; increases brain and memory center function; helps relieve menopause and menstrual problems; assists in normalizing blood pressure
Alfalfa Leaf is an herb rich in vitamins and minerals that has proven track record in successfully combating high cholesterol and in alleviating symptoms related to menopause.
Lemon Bioflavonoids (bioflavinoids) are accessory nutrients to form an ascorbic acid or Vitamin C complex. Rutin and hesperidin are part of this Vitamin P group and function synergistically with Vitamin C in regards to maintaining healthy capillaries, to help form collagen in connective tissue, and to help heal wounds, and to support a healthy immune system.
Bacopin Brahmi1,2,3,4,5 has been used by Ayurvedic medical practitioners in India for almost 3000 years. The earliest chronicled mention is in the Ayurvedic treatise, the Charaka Samhita (100 A.D.), in which Brahmi is recommended in formulations for the management of a range of mental conditions including anxiety, poor cognition and lack of concentration. According to the Charaka, Brahmi acts as an effective brain tonic that boosts one’s capabilities to think and reason. The Sushruta Samhita6 (200 A.D.) attributes the plant with efficacy in maintaining acuity of intellect and memory. The Bhavprakasha Nighantu, commonly known as the Indian Materia Medical (1500 A.D.), cites the plant as a brain tonic that is effective in maintaining vigor and intellect. In India, Brahmi is currently recognized as being effective in the treatment of mental illness and epilepsy.
L-Glutamine L-Glutamine is the most abundant non-essential amino acid in body, vital in the treating alcoholism, sugar cravings, epilepsy, mental disorders, maintaining blood sugar levels, enhancing gut immune function, bodybuilding, endurance, fat metabolism, regulating carbohydrate and protein, preventing lactic acid build up, brain and nerve functions, GI tract integrity, joint, and soft tissue maintenance.
Acetyl-L-Carnitine Based on dozens of studies, Acetyl-L-Carnitine has been shown to supercharge cellular energy production in order to maximize memory, health and longevity. It is an amino acid that occurs naturally in the brain, liver and kidney. It transports fats to the mitochondria.
Over the course of 30 years of biochemical and clinical research, we've learned that ALC is a natural metabolite in our physiology and an effective treatment for age-related mental impairment. And just recently, breakthrough research has indicated that ALC is an important anti-aging nutrient!
Tyrosine is an amino acid which is made in the body from Phenylalanine.
It is a precursor to neurotransmitters and helps elevate the catecholamines safely and effectively.
The biochemical conversion of Tyrosine is to Dopa, The Dopamine, Norephinephrine and Ephinephrine.
Low levels of Tyrosine in the blood show a direct correlation to depression.
Supplementation with Tyrosine has been shown clinically effective in the treatment of depression associated with catecholamine deficiencies.
Tyrosine has an effect on Thyroxine levels and is involved in adrenaline and energy production.
Cayenne Pepper has been used for centuries to enhance blood circulation to the brain. It also acts as an analgesic (pain reliever) and anti-inflammatory agent. -
WMH Historical usage:
Feverfew: The common name “feverfew” is a corruption of the medical herbology term “febrifuge,” generally applied to plants that have the property of reducing the intensity of a fever. It has been used for reducing fevers and other inflammatory conditions since antiquity. Today, it is used primarily for migraine headache prevention, and to relieve fever and inflammation.
Blessed Thistle: Some historical uses may include:
Strengthen liver function, combat hepatitis
Purifies the blood stream
Useful against headache, especially migraine
To fight gallstones
Beneficial for use to level out intermittent fever and to fight the common cold
uses - Hops feature only occasionally in early herbals, and the health
benefits ascribed to them are similar to our understanding
Sedative - The herb is used mostly for its sedative effect. Hops help to reduce irritability and restlessness and promote a good night's sleep.
Tension - Blended with other herbs, hops are good for stress, anxiety, tension, and headaches. The antispasmodic action also makes them useful for certain types of asthma and for menstrual pain.
Aid to digestion - Hops are beneficial for the digestion, increasing stomach secretions and relaxing spasms and colic.
Alfalfa: Due to its high nutritional content, the benefits of Alfalfa are many:
An immune-system stimulant
Promotes normal blood clotting
Aids in the assimilation of protein, fats, and carbohydrates
Excellent blood purifier
Menopause-related Problems—Hot flashes and other menopausal symptoms are rare among women who consume legumes with estrogenic activity, and alfalfa has demonstrable estrogenic activity
Valerian: Valerian is the most commonly used herb for severe insomnia. Acting as a sedative, it makes falling asleep easier and allows the body to go into deeper sleep cycles. Unlike many prescriptions sleep medications, however, valerian does not cause morning grogginess.
Catnip: Catnip tea has been used to relieve upset stomachs, hysteria, nervousness and headaches.
Capsicum: Historical or traditional use: The potent, hot fruit of cayenne has been used as medicine for centuries. It was considered helpful for various conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, including stomachaches, cramping pains, and gas. Cayenne was frequently used to treat diseases of the circulatory system. It is still traditionally used in herbal medicine as a circulatory tonic (a substance believed to improve circulation).
Chamomile: insomnia. Laboratory studies have confirmed that it is effective in the treatment of anxiety.
Valerian Historical usage: Valerian is the most commonly used herb for severe insomnia. Acting as a sedative, it makes falling asleep easier and allows the body to go into deeper sleep cycles. Unlike many prescriptions sleep medications, however, valerian does not cause morning grogginess.
Ginger Historical Usage: Ginger has many benefits. It has been considered a great healer throughout the centuries. It can help motion sickness, relieve your migraines and arthritis, and inhibits blood clots. Ginger is usually used as a carminative to soothe upset stomach. However, it is also know that the herb antagonizes the effects of adrenergic stimulation. This refers to the part of the nervous system that comes in to play when under stress. The adrenergic nervous system sub serves the body’s needs during this time. Ginger root tends to offset the nerve-wracking effects of stress helping to calm the system and inhibit that pins and needles feeling.
Hops Historical Usage: One of the most popular folk uses of hops is to produce soothing, relaxing sleep. It is one of the traditional nervien, sedative type agents employed in folk medicine throughout the Western world. Hops are most commonly used for their calming effect on the nervous system. It is recommended for insomnia and restlessness.
Scullcap Historical Usage: Is a good tonic and nervine, effective for insomnia, excitability, restlessness and other nervous complaints. It is good for all nervous affections. One of the best nervine herbs, Scullcap is slow working but in approximately 10 days to 2 weeks its influence and helping properties to the nervous system can be felt through the entire body. Scullcap excels in the Central and Sympathetic Nervous systems, especially in the carebro-spinal centers. It gives the feeling of well being and inner calm.
Ashwaganda Historical Usage: Root extracts of Ashwagandha / Withania somnifera / Indian Ginseng) has been used for centuries as a part of Ayurvedic formulations to relieve stress and other mental disorders. Ashwagandha prevents general debility, fatigue and premature aging. It also improves the brain's memory functions like attention and concentration. It is a safe and natural solution that fortifies the body and mind against weakness, while promoting strength and stamina.
Wood BetonyHistorical Usage: This substance that is a hypotensive would tend to relax nervous tension as well as loosen up constrictive blood vessels that are producing headaches.
Black Cohosh Historical Usage: Black Cohosh is a primary nerve and smooth muscle relaxant and works great in cases of irritated nerves and general restlessness. The Russians have recently approved Black Cohosh as a central nervous system tonic and a treatment for high blood pressure.
Reshi Mushroom Historical usage: It has long been used in Chinese medicine as a tranquilizer and sedative. It is used to tonify or strengthen the blood and restore vital energy of the body and mind. This mushroom is said to inhibit the central nervous system, promote muscular relaxation.
This herbal combination has been used for centuries in Chinese medicine to help with the blood flow to the brain and to assist the memory. Each tablet contains Natural Vitamin E, Calcium Carbonate Amino Acid Chelate, Selenium Amino Acid Chelate, Wachters' Exclusive Blend of Sea Vegetation, Standardized Extract of Gingko Biloba Leaf, Rosemary Leaf, Siberian Ginseng Root, Alfalfa Juice Concentrate, Lemon Bioflavonoids, Bacopin Bacopa Leaf Standardized Extract, L-Glutamine, Tocotrienols, Acetyl L-Carnitine, Tyrosine, Cayenne Pepper, Chlorophyll » more info
Size: 90 tab
Price USD: $25.95Member Price: $19.46Weight: 0.26lbs
This natural combination has been used in Ayervedic medicine to help relieve migraine headache pain. Each tablet contains feverfew, ginko biloba, magnesium oxide, blessed thistle, hops, catnip, valerian, alfalfa, chamomile, capsicum, chlorophyll, white willow bark extract, and Wachters’ Exclusive Blend of Sea Vegetation®. This is a superb product for anyone seeking pain relief without the risks and side effects of common migraine medicines. » more info
Size: 60 tab
Price USD: $19.95Member Price: $14.96Weight: 0.26lbs
This combination of herbs has been used in ancient Chinese medicine to help calm and relax the nerves. Each tablet contains Black Cohosh, Capsicum, Valerian Root, Oat Straw, Hops Flower, Wood Betony, Chamomile, Ginger, Ashwaganda, Lemon Balm, and Reishi Mushroom, Wachters' Exclusive Blend of Sea Vegetation and Chlorophyll. This is a product of choice for people who are trying to combat stress without the potential side effects of common tranquilizers. » more info
Size: 90 tablets
Price USD: $19.95Member Price: $14.96Weight: 0.29lbs