Because of the ravaging effects of Alzheimers disease, there is often fear among the elderly every time they forget something. Children forget, too, to put their cloths on, where they left their jackets and shoes and what time bedtime is even though its been the same time every night for several years. Teenagers are notorious for forgetting everything they dont want to remember. As we age, we tend to `forget more and remember less. I do notice as we grow older, that there is a resistance to remembering certain details and facts, a selective memory process, and wonder if this isnt a natural process meant to draw us into ourselves, away from the mundane, into the inner journey of knowing. Perhaps our inner clock is telling us its time to forget those details so important to the world but that are hardly worth thinking about and to get on to the more important quests of life. For long term mental acuity, the following herbs are extremely beneficial and should be used on a regular basis by anyone who finds themselves frequently in `brain fog (well discuss how each of these herbs helps with brain function):
Herbs work in a multitude of ways to promote well being and longevity. This interaction between an herb and the human body is classified as the action of the plant. Every plant has a multitude of actions often determined by their chemical constituents and they are more often than not classified in more than one category. Following are the most common classifications for herbs that have an impact on human longevity.
Superfoods are whole foods that are naturally concentrated in important nutrients. They are natures original supplements and may actually be the precursor of the supplement industry. Although supplements, i.e., vitamin and mineral pills, have their place and are useful therapeutic agents, superfoods provide whole spectrum nutrients as only nature can. Most supplements, on the other hand, while useful in the manner that drugs can be are generally made from unnatural substances contrary to what the labels may claim.
These supplements are useful in the `saging graciously process: