Add-on effect of Brahmi in the management of schizophrenia

Sukanto Sarkar, Biswa Ranjan Mishra, Samir Kumar Praharaj, S. Haque Nizamie

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Abstract

Brahmi(Bacopa monnieri), an Ayurvedic herb has primarily been used to enhance cognitive ability, memory and learning skills. We present a case study of schizophrenia in which add-on Brahmi extracts 500 mg/day for a period of one month resulted in reduction in psychopathology without any treatment-emergent adverse effect. Although preliminary, our case study suggests therapeutic efficacy of add-on Brahmi in schizophrenia, thus opening up a new dimension of its role in alternative medicines.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)223-225
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine
Volume3
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2012

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Schizophrenia
Bacopa
Aptitude
Complementary Therapies
Psychopathology
Learning
Therapeutics

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  • Drug Discovery
  • Complementary and alternative medicine

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Sarkar, Sukanto ; Mishra, Biswa Ranjan ; Praharaj, Samir Kumar ; Nizamie, S. Haque. / Add-on effect of Brahmi in the management of schizophrenia. In: Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine. 2012 ; Vol. 3, No. 4. pp. 223-225.
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Add-on effect of Brahmi in the management of schizophrenia. / Sarkar, Sukanto; Mishra, Biswa Ranjan; Praharaj, Samir Kumar; Nizamie, S. Haque.

In: Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine, Vol. 3, No. 4, 01.01.2012, p. 223-225.

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