ABC Logo


How to Use ABC Site
ABC Clinical Guide
Adulterants Program
Commission E
Expanded E
Healthy Ingredients
Herbal MediaWatch
Virtual Garden

Get Involved

Send an E-Card
Press Kit

Like ABC on Facebook  Follow ABC on Twitter  Watch ABC on YouTube
Register for eNewsletter
  Join/Renew | Login
   Please leave this field empty


Bacopa AAH SM

Bacopa monnieri is a creeping perennial in the plantain family (Plantaginaceae) and is natve to India, Indochina, and the Mascarene Islands. Bacopa is used traditionally to prevent aging and disease, promote healthy longevity, and strengthen life, brain, and mind.

The American Botanical Council (ABC) is passionate about helping people live healthier lives through the responsible use of herbs and medicinal plants. As an independent, nonprofit education organization, ABC is dedicated to providing accurate and reliable information for consumers, healthcare practitioners, researchers, educators, industry and the media.

Please enjoy this information on bacopa made available through the generosity of SFI’s adoption.




Additional ABC Bacopa Resources 

HerbalGram article

Bacopa profile 2011; 91:1-4

HerbClip reviews

Combination of Bacopa and Cognitive Training Hypothesized to Improve Age-Related Cognitive Decline, HC# 111651-558, December 15, 2016

A Bacopa Extract May Inhibit CYP Enzymes, HC# 051461-498, June 13, 2014

Meta-analysis of the Cognitive Effects of Bacopa, HC# 011456-496, May 15, 2014

Clinical Review of the Cognitive Effects of Bacopa, HC# 101353-491, February 28, 2014

Bacopa Extract Shows Positive, but Minor, Acute Cognition, Mood, and Cortisol Effects, HC# 081351-479, August 30, 2013

An Acute 320-mg Dose of Bacopa Improves Cognitive Performance, HC# 021355-474, June 14, 2013

Systematic Review Suggests Bacopa Extracts Improve Free Recall Memory, HC# 081261-455, August 31, 2012

Review of Clinical Potential of Bacopa in Treatment of Central Nervous System-related Ailments, HC# 041157-430, August 15, 2011

Cognitive-enhancing Effects of Bacopa in Healthy Adults, HC# 021015-403, June 30, 2010

Bacopa monniera and Its Potential to Enhance Brain Function: An Overview, HC#060451-293, November 30, 2005 


Read the Press Release on SFI's adoption of the HerbMedPro Bacopa record.

Contact us
 for more information on ABC's Adopt-an-Herb Program.