Herbal actions

Brain Tincture uses the cognitive benefit of nootropic and adaptogenic herbs. By incorporating known nootropics such as Brahmi and Gotu Kola with adaptogens such as Schisandra, Brain Tincture brings out the full cognitive potential of the individual. 

The herbs contained in Brain Tincture have the following actions:

  • Nootropic
  • Nervine
  • Alterative
  • Adaptogenic
  • Neuroprotective
  • Antioxidant
Active constituents
  • Brahmi - Triterpenoid saponins (Bacosides A & B), mannitol, triterpenes (betulinic acid), phytosterols, flavonoids, alkaloids (including brahmine, nicotine, herpestine), potassium
  • Gotu Kola - Triterpene saponins, glycosides, flavonoids, volatile oils, sesquiterpenes, fatty acids, phytosterols. Other constituents include alkaloid hydrocotyline, the bitter principle vellarine, and an oligosaccharide, centellose
  • Nigella seed - dithymoquinone, thymol, thymohydroquinone, saponins, alkaloids, and vitamins as well as oligo elements
  • Schisandra - Vitamins A, C, and E, quercetin, terpenoid compounds, phenolic compounds (lignans), fumaric, citric, malic, and tartaric acids, phosphorus, magnesium, chromium, potassium, and other trace minerals
  • Sage - Beta-carotene, vitamins B1 and B2, niacin, vitamin C, calcium, iron, magnesium, essential oils (thujone, borneol, cineol, camphor, pinene, salvene), bitter principle (picrosalvine), flavonoids, tannin, phenolic acids (rosmarinic, caffeic, labiatic), phytoestrogens, resin
Extraction

Brain Tincture is prepared using distillation with ethanol. Medera uses ethanol as the base for its botanical extracts so that no chemical waste is created during production. Low temperatures are used during the distillation process to maintain the integrity of the active constituents of each herb.