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KeenMind ® (CDRI 08)

Bacopa monnieri

KeenMind® has been shown, in clinical trials, to promote memory retention and recall, concentration and focus. It contains a unique extract of Bacopa (Bacopa monnieri) - CDRI 08 – that is the result of 30 years of meticulous research and development by the Indian government’s Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI) and is further supported by Australian clinical trials.

What is KeenMind used for?

KeenMind aids memory and recall, helps with concentration and attention span. It can also aid mental clarity and learning retention. Clinical trials have demonstrated that KeenMind:1-5

  • Enhances retention of new information
  • Improves learning rate and memory
  • Has the potential to assist with learning in children

Many people may benefit from taking KeenMind, including:

  • Children and students, to facilitate learning and concentration
  • Mature and elderly individuals, to aid memory and mental performance
  • Those with intellectually demanding jobs or needing to constantly take in high volumes of information, to support memory retention and recall
  • People who are under pressure, where improved ability to focus would be beneficial

Safety & efficacy

KeenMind has been researched and developed for over 30 years by the CDRI and studied further in three Australian clinical trials; results of this research have demonstrated its cognitive benefits.

KeenMind has been shown to be well tolerated at the recommended dosage, with no clinically relevant side effects, even in children and the elderly.

KeenMind's unique formulation

KeenMind capsules contain a specific extract of Bacopa monnieri (CDRI 08) that has been extensively clinically tested, it is the exact product that has been used in numerous clinical trials. This is very important for natural medicines as there can be great variance between products, even if they appear to use the same active ingredients, due to the part of the plant that is used, growing methods, harvesting processes and manufacturing methods. The outcomes of clinical studies for natural medicines may therefore only apply to the exact product that has been tested.

Directions & dosage

Adults and adolescents 12 years and over: 2 capsules daily with breakfast

Children over 7 years: 1 capsule daily with breakfast, or as directed by your healthcare professional

KeenMind capsules are best taken with a meal, preferably breakfast.

The benefits of KeenMind may be noticed soon after commencing treatment for some people, while for others the effects may take several weeks to appear. The full benefits can be expected after 90 days of regular administration.

KeenMind can be continued daily to maintain the cognitive benefits.

Always read the label. Use only as directed. If symptoms persist, it is important to speak with a healthcare professional.

Frequently asked questions

Bacopa (Bacopa monnieri) has a long history of use in traditional Ayurvedic (Indian) medicine, dating as far back as 3000 BCE. KeenMind (CDRI 08) is a unique extract of Bacopa that is the result of over 30 years of meticulous research and development by the Indian government’s Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI). Combined with more recent Australian clinical trials, the evidence has shown that KeenMind is very well tolerated and exerts positive cognitive benefits.

KeenMind contains a specific extract of Bacopa monnieri (CDRI 08) that has been clinically proven. KeenMind is the exact product that has been used in numerous clinical trials. This is very important for natural medicines as there can be great variance between products, even if they appear to use the same active ingredients, due to the part of the plant that is used, growing methods, harvesting processes and manufacturing methods. The outcomes of clinical studies for natural medicines should therefore only apply to the exact product that has been tested. As a result, other Bacopa extracts or products may not deliver the same results that KeenMind has demonstrated in the research.

KeenMind can be taken long term. The cognitive benefits of KeenMind may be noticed soon after commencing treatment for some people, while for others the effects may take several weeks to appear. The full benefits can be expected after 90 days of regular administration. It is important to speak with a healthcare professional if you have a question about taking KeenMind.

Some people may experience mild gastric irritation after taking KeenMind because of naturally occurring compounds called saponins. For this reason, it is recommended that you take KeenMind with food to avoid a reaction.

KeenMind is not recommended during pregnancy or lactation as there are no published studies to establish its safe use during pregnancy or while breastfeeding.

Where appropriate, KeenMind can be prescribed for children 7 years and older. If you have specific questions or concerns, it is important to speak with a healthcare professional.

Yes. KeenMind capsules should be swallowed whole and not broken or chewed.

KeenMind has been shown to be well tolerated at the recommended dosage and no serious side effects have been recorded. In some cases, mild gastric upset may occur if KeenMind is not taken with food. It is important to speak with a healthcare professional if you are concerned about possible side effects.

There have been no reported drug interactions with KeenMind. However, if you are currently taking prescription medication, it is important to discuss this with your healthcare professional before starting KeenMind.

It is recommended to stop KeenMind 10 days prior to surgery. However, it is important to discuss this with your healthcare professional, including your anaesthetist and surgeon.

Yes, KeenMind is gluten free.

No, KeenMind does not contain lactose.

KeenMind capsules have no known adverse effects in these situations.

KeenMind is available from naturopaths, selected health food stores and pharmacies. If you go to the Where to buy button above and follow the instructions, you will be able to find a list of practitioners and pharmacies in your area who either stock KeenMind or will know how to order KeenMind. Even if your local pharmacy is not on the list, they will be able to order it in for you.

References

References: 1. Singh R & Sing L Res Ayur Siddha 1980; 1:133-148 2. Sharma et al J Res Educ Indian Med 1987; 1:12 3. Stough et al Psychopharmacology (Berl) 2001; 156(4):481-4 4. Roodenrys et al Neuropsychopharmacolog 2002; 27(2):279-81 5. Stough et al Phytother Res 2008; 22(12):1629-34. 6. Kar A et al J Ethnopharmacol 2001; 81:281-5 7. Dar A & Channa S J Ethnopharmacol 1999; 66: 167-74 8. Braun L & Cohen M. Herbs & Natural Supplements 3rd edn Elsevier 2010.
Some of this research was conducted using funding provided by Keenmind Pty Ltd, the manufacturer of this product.

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Always read the label. Use only as directed. If symptoms persist, consult your healthcare professional.