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Polygala tenuifolia

used to improve memory and intelligence

 

1. "The root of Polygala tenuifolia, a traditional Chinese medicine, has been used to improve memory and intelligence, while the underlying mechanisms remain largely unknown...These findings suggest that senegenin might be a potential agent for prevention and treatment of postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD) or other neurodegenerative diseases." http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23029109

 

 
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