The capacity for memory and concentration naturally decreases over the years, so it is essential to keep your brain always active, with crosswords, sudoku games, puzzles, physical activity, yoga, meditation, etc. There are some medicinal plants that contain organic compounds that act on the brain, increasing concentration and improving memory. If you feel mental fatigue and notice that you need to increase concentration in your studies or at work, you can resort to some teas that can help you boost your concentration.
Natural treatments for concentration
Nettle tea helps to increase concentration, as well as improving the body’s ability to detoxify. The indication for consumption is 3 cups of this tea a day.
– 2 nettle leaves;
– 1 tablespoon of lemon juice;
– 250 ml of boiling water.
Add the nettle leaves and lemon to the hot water and smother with a saucer for 7 minutes. Strain and drink the tea while it is still warm, right after its preparation, so that its medicinal properties can be used.
Attention! Nettle should never be eaten raw and should always be handled with gloves.
Marshmallow contains vitamin B7 (or choline), a substance used to produce another, called acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter that increases concentration and memory. Therefore, one of the natural remedies to increase concentration is the infusion of this plant.
To obtain the benefits, the indication for consumption is 3 to 4 cups of the infusion a day.
Gotu kola tea
Gotu kola is a plant that has properties that improve blood circulation in the brain, increasing the arrival of oxygen and nutrients to neurons and, consequently, improves memory and concentration.
To obtain the benefits, the indication is to consume up to 3 cups of this infusion a day.
Turmeric is rich in antioxidants and helps not to lose memory. The decoction is made with half a gram of this plant in 1 glass of water. When it starts to boil, turn off the heat and let it sit for 5 minutes. Strain and drink up to 2 times a day.
In addition to the use of teas that help increase concentration, it is important to take care of your diet (increase the consumption of foods rich in omega 3, drink a glass of beetroot vitamin) and practice other activities so that the brain is exercised. Taking breaks during the day so that the brain can store information also helps with concentration.