2. Bacopa Monnieri Benefits
As mentioned before, there are many benefits of supplementing Bacopa Monnieri.
Let’s have a look at the most important ones:
1. Bacopa Monnieri Can Improve Your Memory
Many studies have shown that taking Bacopa Monnieri for a longer period of time improves memory. Interesting enough, positive effects are recognized among healthy people and also those in cognitive decline.
One study showed that supplementing Bacopa Monnieri improved spatial learning and the ability to retain information. 
But this amusing herb needs a little bit of your patience though.
First results can only be seen after 4-6 weeks of use. 
Bacopa Monnieri Memory
2. Bacopa Monnieri Can Decrease Anxiety And Stress
Bacopa Monnieri may help you with anxiety. It won’t diminish it, but Bacopa’s compounds will most definitely lower its levels and provide you with some sort of relief. 
This herb is an adaptogenic herb, which by default means it can increase the body’s resistance to stress. 
It has been shown Bacopa can reduce our levels of cortisol, and has anti-anxiety effects.
Actually, when Bacopa was compared to prescription medication, it showed being equally effective. 
Supplementing Bacopa Monnieri will help you stay calm while pursuing your busy schedule, checking things off the day’s to-do list and managing other activities.
But this benefit is not a benefit for everyone though. If you are generally a very relaxed person or don’t experience much stress, taking Bacopa Monnieri as a supplement may cause you to be slightly less motivated or even kind of lazy. 
3. Bacopa Monnieri Can Improve Your Cognition
Cognition includes all mental processes regarding gaining knowledge and comprehension.
I’ve mentioned Bacopa Monnier’s effects on memory before, but besides that, it also improves overall cognition. That’s why it is also widely used with patients that suffer from Alzheimer’s disease. 
And even if you are a completely healthy individual, your cognition, thinking and recalling information may improve if you take Bacopa Monnieri supplement.
For example, one study showed that supplementing Bacopa improved spatial learning and the ability to retain information. 
Another study in 46 healthy adults observed that taking Bacopa Monnieri daily drastically improved the speed of processing visual information, learning rate, and memory. 
So, there is no doubt anymore that supplementing Bacopa Monnieri is great for your cognition.
Bacopa Monnieri Cognition
4. Bacopa Monnieri Provides Antioxidant Benefits
I’ve recently come across the fact that Bacopa Monnieri contains compounds that can provide antioxidant effects. 
Why is this important?
Well, because this means that supplementing this adaptogen herb may protect your cells against damage and free radicals.
Actually, there was a study done which showed that bacosides, the main active compounds in Bacopa, have been shown to neutralize free radicals. 
Another study showed that treating rats (that have dementia) with Bacopa Monnieri reduced reversed signs of memory impairment and improved their health status.  (8Trusted Source).
But that’s not all.
5. Bacopa Monnieri Might Help Treating Cancer
We are still in the early research stage, but initial studies show that Bacopa Monnieri contains anticancer compounds.
Do you remember bacosides that we mentioned before?
Well, it has been shown that bacosides have the ability to destroy brain tumor cells, and also stop the growth of colon and breast cancer.  
It is believed that extremely high levels of active compounds in Bacopa Monnieri are responsible for such health benefits.
As I said before, we are still early stage of the research, but it definitely looks promising.
6. Bacopa Monnieri And Inflammation
Initial research shows that supplementing Bacopa Monnieri can reduce inflammation.
Why should we know about this?
Because chronic inflammation can cause chronic health issues, diabetes, cancer, etc. 
Another study showed that Bacopa Monnieri is as effective as prescription drugs that provide anti-inflammatory effects. 
So, as we can see, supplementing Bacopa doesn’t just provide a cognitive boost and improve cognitive performance, but it seems very healthy for our body and brain.