What is Bacopa?

Category: Supplements

false

Bacopa, an herb, has been used in India for centuries as the foremost nerve tonic in Ayurvedic (traditional Indian) medicine. It has been used in epilepsy and to improve memory and mental capacities.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Brain fog 5 4
Social anxiety 4 3
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 1 1
Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder 1 0
General health 1 1

Show all 7 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 2
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Bacopa

Side effect Patients
Apathy 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Bacopa

Dosage Patients
300 mg daily 1
500 mg daily 1
750 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Bacopa

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Personal research 2
Did not seem to work 1
Other 1
See all 4 patients who've stopped taking Bacopa

Duration

Currently taking Bacopa

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Bacopa

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 3
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 3
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 5
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Bacopa.