|By Razvan Radu|
Memory Mate is marketed as a dietary supplement aimed at improving brain function. Through a proprietary combination of ingredients such as the Soy Activation Complex and other potent ingredients (such as Vinpocetine, Hurpezine A and DMAE) the formula acts to improve circulation to the brain and thus increase mental performance.
The company manufacturing this product is Health Goji Juice. The company also manufactures a number of vitamin and mineral supplements, weight loss products or herbal remedies. There is a 60-day money-back guarantee available on all company products.
Memory Mate also contains the Ultra Soy Delivery Complex, which, according to the manufacturer allows for a fast and complete disintegration of tablets, making the nutrients available to the body at peak levels.
Memory Mate Ingredients
Memory Mate includes the following ingredients: Thiamin, Folate, Vitamin B12, Pantothenic acid, Zinc, Standardized Brahmi leaf and Stem extract, Herbal Brain Factors (Foti root, Ginger root, Gotu Kola leaf, Schizandra Berry, Eleuthero root), Soy Active Complex (Phosphatidylcholine, Phosphatidylinositol, Phosphatidylethanolamine, L-Glutamine Phosphatidylcephalin, Phosphatidylserine), DMAE, Standardized Ginkgo Biloba Extract, Vinpocetine, Hurpezine A, Soy polysaccharides, and Calcium hydrogen phosphate.
Memory Mate is a blend of herbal ingredients, vitamins, minerals and other nutrients designed to provide optimal brain health.
According to the manufacturer, the formula does not contain solvents, sugar, salt, yeast, corn, dairy products, flavoring, wheat preservatives, pesticides or herbicides making the product a natural and low allergenic potential choice.
Vinpocetine, Bacopa Monnieri (or Brahmi) and Hurpezine A are some of the most important ingredients and have been the subject of a number of clinical and scientific researched designed prove their level and mechanism of impact on memory and other brain functions.
Vinpocetine is an extract from the leaves of a plant called periwinkle. Studies have revealed that Vinpocetine can improve blood flow to the brain; therefore it is used as memory enhancer and even included in the prevention treatment conditions that impair learning, memory and information processing skills (like Alzheimer’s disease or senility).
Bacopa Monnieri is an Indian Ayurvedic origin plant used as a natural help in relieving stress and anxiety and for improving memory for more than 3,000 years. Studies of modern medicine have revealed a number of associated side effects such as gastrointestinal problems, dryness, irregular heartbeats and fatigue, although rare.
The manufacturer mentions no Memory Mate side effects, but advises patients to check with a physician prior to beginning treatment. Consumer testimonials could not be identified.
The recommended dosage is one or two to three tablets/day, usually taken with meals.
- The formula contains mainly herbal ingredients
- No allergenic ingredients (gluten, dairy, peanut or shellfish) or artificial additives
- 60-day money-back guarantee
- No research study or empirical evidence to support the product’s effectiveness
- Relatively high price (approximately $45 for a 20-day or a 30-day supply)
Memory Mate is a dietary supplement advertised as a support for brain function. The main ingredients are highly-popular herbal extracts and a number of essential vitamins and minerals. Many of these ingredients have been subject of tests and research studies which concluded to their effectiveness in brain-function-related areas.
The manufacturer offers a 60-day money-back guarantee, although we could not find the legal framework and conditions under which guarantee is applied. Consumer reviews lack, therefore a complete picture of the product’s actual effectiveness or side effects cannot be done.
For cautionary reasons we recommend, as always, that you see a healthcare provider before deciding to start treatment.