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UK Students Are Currently Driving Rosemary Essential Oil Sales Up

  By Heather Callaghan, Editor This article is powered by Rosemary essential oil – and there’s a reason for that. Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) has long been thought to stoke memory in folklore. Now that science has been putting those uses through clinical human trials – we can see that the things of folklore are oft based…

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Low Daily Doses Of Cannabis Could Improve Memory

By Dawn Luger Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, could have significantly different effects on older brains than on those of younger animals.  Recent studies are showing that a low daily dose of cannabis could improve your memory. Cannabis has gotten its own studies lately thanks to the growing desire for not only its…

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Sound Waves Enhance Deep Sleep and Memory

By April McCarthy Gentle sound stimulation — such as the rush of a waterfall — synchronized to the rhythm of brain waves significantly enhanced deep sleep in older adults and improved their ability to recall words, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study. Deep sleep is critical for memory consolidation. But beginning in middle age, deep…

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7 Kitchen Ingredients to Improve Memory, No. 5 Will Surprise You

By Adonia Dennis, Natural Blaze Aging, illness, poor sleep, and mental disorders can all cause problems with your memory. If you’re experiencing memory problems that are severely interfering with your ability to function in life, do seek professional health. But if you’re just having a few memory slips here and there or just need a…

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Rosemary and Lavender Oils Do Entirely Different Things to Mood and Mind

By Heather Callaghan Ancient Greeks esteemed essential oils in the highest regard, believing that rosemary oil in particular could improve memory. In the 15th century, oil users believed rosemary to be a disinfectant. The documented, clinical use of essential oils for mood disorders goes back to 1920s Europe. Throughout the centuries, people have reported consistent effects…

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Scientists Discover That Bacteria Have a Collective Memory

By Josh Richardson Individual bacterial cells have short memories. But groups of bacteria can develop a collective memory that can increase their tolerance… Collective motion can be observed in biological systems over a wide range of length scales, from large animals to bacteria because collective systems always work better for adaptation than those which are…

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