AN AN UPDATED REVIEW ON HERBAL DRUGS: NOOTROPIC ACTIVITY AND POSSIBLE MECHANISMS
Nootropic drugs are those which are proclaimed to direct toward boosting the cognitive capabilities. Memory encodes, decodes, and stores information. Cognitive deficits or memory impairment that is present with neuropsychiatric conditions insists adoption of nootropics to improve cognitive abilities. At present, there is an enormous impulse to analyze medicinal plants worldwide for bettering cognitive behavior due to their minimal adverse effects. This paper is a review to refurbish knowledge on therapeutic and pharmacological actions along with major chemical constituents, safety, and conceivable mechanism of action of the chosen herbs from ayurvedic pharmacopoeia. Simultaneously, it comes up with further investigation and standardization on nootropic herbs.
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